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 …
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National Grid on Thursday released details about a state program aimed at adding 160 megawatts of renewable energy into Rhode Island’s electric grid over the next five years.
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A ribbon-cutting event will be held Thursday for the first commercial hydroponic greenhouse to operate in Rhode Island, according to the state Department of Environmental Management.
The nonprofit Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council released an analysis of Rhode Island’s budget outlook, saying that due to increased revenue and lower-than-anticipated expenditures, the state’s projected opening surplus for fiscal 2015 has been increased to approximately $8.8 million.