Updated February 13 at 12:28am
Environment
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Dong Energy A/S, the most prolific offshore- wind developer, is planning a power plant in U.S. waters that may eventually be the biggest in the world. more
To take advantage of lower interest rates, the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank has refinanced $47 million in Water Pollution Control bonds, realizing $6 million in savings. more
The federal government and the R.I. Department of Transportation have signed a consent decree that commits the state agency to spend $111.9 million over 10 years to reduce the flow of pollutants into the state’s bodies of water through stormwater systems. more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth expects to break ground on Oct. 23 for a $55 million expansion of its School for Marine Science and Technology in New Bedford. more
High winds and expensive electricity make Block Island a good site for the first U.S. offshore wind farm. For the same reasons, Long Island may be next. more
Private nonprofit organizations in Rhode Island have until Jan. 4 to submit low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loan applications for damages caused by winter storms Jan. 26 to 28, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. more
Michael Polsky, CEO of Invenergy LLC, a Chicago-based power generation and energy storage developer, owner and operator, will join Gov. Gina M. Raimondo at the Statehouse on Tuesday to announce his company’s plans for an energy-production facility in Burrillville. more
CVS Health Corp., National Grid, UnitedHealth Group and Schneider Electric all made Newsweek’s list of the top 500 green companies in the world. more
The R.I. Emergency Management Agency said arctic air is expected to hit southern New England this weekend, and it is urging residents to prepare now for potentially record lows. more
An oceanographer at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography said temperatures in Narragansett Bay hit record highs and lows in 2015. more
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