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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
While the Northeast is experiencing an unseasonably warm winter, natural gas companies are praying for cold. more
The demise of Massachusetts energy company Cape Wind LLC earlier this year raised serious questions about the future of offshore wind in the United States. But the momentum Cape Wind helped spur for more than a decade could be picking up … more
Economists tend to see climate change as a big optimization problem: Weigh the potential costs of future disasters against the benefits of fossil-fueled economic growth, and find a price of carbon that will balance the two. Unfortunately, it’s an illusory goal. 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
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie D. Baker last week filed legislation to establish a "long-term, market-predictable, sustainable framework" for solar development in Massachusetts. According to a statement, the legislation looks to reduce costs to … more
PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, along with 10 other attorneys general and the city of New York, are lobbying the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in support of final rules from the Obama administration that would, for the … more
TAUNTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last month announced $4,999,500 in federal funding to continue efforts of the Southeast New England Program for Coastal Watershed Restoration. Funding highlights include $1 million to the … more
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