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At an award ceremony held Tuesday, North Smithfield Town Administrator Paulette Hamilton accepted $7,500 and three commemorative street signs on behalf of the town as Rhode Island’s first municipality to complete the Rhode Island Energy Challenge, a community campaign jointly managed by National Grid and the nonprofit SmartPower to promote household energy efficiency. more
The vice president and manager of research for Johnston-based FM Global, one of the world’s largest industrial and commercial property insurers, talks about what the company is doing to help customers understand climate change and its effects on their businesses. more
Gasoline prices climbed 3 cents in Rhode Island this week, while prices dropped a penny in Massachusetts, ending five consecutive weeks of rising prices there, according to the weekly survey by AAA Southern New England. more
The publicly congenial competition between Rhode Island’s Deepwater Wind and Massachusetts’ Cape Wind to launch the first U.S. offshore wind farm and attract spinoffs is intensifying as both energy companies flaunt contracts for the production of wind turbines. more
The Techstyle Haus, which is, literally, a textile house with a flexible exterior using high-performance material with solar cells laminated to the fabric, is rising in a Providence warehouse. more
The cost to emit carbon dioxide in the U.S. Northeast rose by one-third this month after the region’s cap-and-trade program revised its rules to cut the supply of permits, Bloomberg News reported. more
Developers of three clean energy projects in Rhode Island issued projections in the final months of 2013 suggesting that they could ultimately create 595 jobs in the state, earning Rhode Island a place among the top 10 states for clean energy job announcements in the fourth quarter. more
National Grid will begin work this month on the Rhode Island segments of the Interstate Reliability Project, a multimillion dollar effort to improve New England’s electricity transmission system. more
NARRAGANSETT – A professor at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography is refuting claims that climate change is slowing the pace of the Gulf Stream. more
Toymaker Hasbro Inc. was one of two New England companies recognized for corporate efforts to reduce greenhouse gasses by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the third annual Climate Leadership Awards. more
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