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Good news for ratepayers. New Englanders could pay less to keep the lights on in three years. more
(Updated 9:50 a.m.) Aquanis LLC, a startup developing a device to improve the efficiency of utility-scale wind turbines, will receive $200,000 from the Slater Technology Fund. more
The R.I. Infrastructure Bank on Thursday announced $17.2 million in financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in six Rhode Island communities. more
The SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, named for the 19th-century Rhode Islander and U.S. Navy commodore, was always envisioned as an educational vessel for Rhode Islanders. The nonprofit Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island raised $16 million in eight … more
Atlanta resident Michele Mindlin and North Kingstown's Susan Gordon visited the Old Slater Mill National Historic Landmark District on a warm October day. The former college roommates chose the Pawtucket site in part because Mindlin makes a habit of visiting museums and historic sites across the world. And Gordon had visited the Old Slater Mill site before. more
In an effort to promote and increase knowledge of Rhode Island history among the state’s residents, the Heritage Harbor Foundation donated $137,537 to nine organizations which lead projects that encourage further interest in the Ocean State’s past. more
(Updated 3:09 and 4:46 p.m.) Citing demand, cost and reliability, the R.I. Public Utilities Commission is urging state regulators to approve a proposed natural gas power plant in Burrillville. more
(Updated, July 8, 9:53 a.m.) The renewable energy giant SolarCity on Thursday announced plans to hire up to 80 new employees in the wake of newly enacted legislation that promotes the expansion of alternative energy in Rhode Island. more
The I-195 Redevelopment District Commission agreed Monday to spend up to $2 million to help the state finance construction of a pedestrian bridge over the Providence River to connect its development parcels. more
Pay to play took on a new meaning recently, when New Shoreham officials asked National Grid PLC to pay "a large sum" of money in exchange for granting a request for a delay in the completion date of the undersea power cable that is being laid to … more
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