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Ward W. McIntyre grew up next to the water in Jamestown. He became certified to dive in deep water at the age of 13 and spent his summers as a teenager working on lobster boats. His childhood connection to the water played an intuitive role … more
The decline of coal as a source of electric power is inevitable and well under way. This is a good thing, because whether measured by its effect on public health or its contribution to global warming, coal is more harmful than any other widely used source of electricity. more
The federal government’s proposed limits on methane emissions from oil and gas wells on public land will protect the atmosphere against one of the most potent greenhouse gases known to science. more
PROVIDENCE – New fees proposed by National Grid on wind and solar systems are raising the ire of renewable energy developers and advocates, according to ecoRI News. National Grid says the fees would offset costs of running and improving … more
For all the noise and debate that President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan has generated, it’s actually pretty timid. If the U.S. wants to push the world toward a broader acceptance of cleaner energy, it should consider the painful, expensive but ultimately effective experience of Germany. more
PROVIDENCE – The mayor's office last month confirmed a report that the Port of Providence would host at least a portion of Deepwater Wind LLC's offshore wind turbine assembly work for its 30-megawatt Block Island project. Deepwater Wind … more
Dominion Resources Inc., owner of Virginia’s largest utility, plans to solicit another round of bids for an offshore wind farm after rejecting an earlier proposal that was too expensive. The … more
NEW SHOREHAM – Deepwater Wind LLC reached a milestone in July after successfully setting a 400-ton wind turbine frame – or "steel jacket" – into the seabed approximately three miles off the coast of Block Island. The installation … more
Six weeks ago, TransCanada Corp. closed a deal to buy a power plant in Pennsylvania. The 704-megawatt Ironwood natural gas-fired power complex … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is attending the National Governors Association’s winter meeting in Washington, D.C., where she is scheduled to participate in a panel discussion on young American activism concerning climate change and energy. more
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