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(Updated 2:40 p.m.) Initial construction activities for the Block Island Wind Farm have begun, the company launching the five-turbine farm announced Monday. more
Requiring utility customers to pay charges beyond the cost of the service they are paying for can be problematic. Too many individuals and businesses find themselves just barely making ends meet. But one such program is returning both … more
Christopher Morra paid about $750 a month just to keep the lights on at his East Providence business until 2014, when he finished installing about 200 solar panels atop his roof. Now, paying next to nothing for electricity, Morra says his big-ticket … more
Green-building techniques have become so common in commercial construction that they almost are an expectation for companies who relocate or expand into new offices. Executives at several companies operating in Rhode Island said the … more
A new National Park Service report shows that 51,523 visitors to the Roger Williams National Memorial spent $2.9 million in the state last year, a 7.4 percent increase over 2013. more
A pre-packaged water system that removes arsenic and other toxic chemicals and a Web-based address book that updates itself as contacts change their information are two of the seven finalists selected in the 2015 Rhode Island Business Plan Competition. more
Two University of Rhode Island sophomores have won Ernest F. Hollings Scholarships from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for the study of marine sciences. more
Approximately $3.3 million in grants to improve water quality throughout the state were awarded Wednesday in honor of Earth Day. more
Today marks the 45th anniversary of the first Earth Day celebration – a day that many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement. more
The Ocean State is one of the most eco-friendly states in the nation, according to WalletHub. more
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