Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

Offshore Wind Comes to the U.S.

29 Aug , 2016  

Mathew Gard, ERS, for Zondits Off the coast of Block Island, 10 miles south of Rhode Island in the Atlantic Ocean, five gigantic wind turbines mark the beginning of offshore wind power in the U.S. The five turbines that will make up the Block Island wind farm are each capable of producing 6 megawatts (MW) […]

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Program Implementation, Programs & Policy

Rhode Island Debates EE Surcharge Plan on Oil and Propane

7 Jun , 2016  

waste-heat-industrial EE surcharge

Surcharge to fund energy efficiency in R.I. lacking support Providence Journal, June 1, 2016 State lawmakers are debating a plan to help home heating oil and propane customers pay for energy efficiency improvements — such as new furnaces — with a surcharge on those fuels. A bill, developed by the Rhode Island Office of Energy […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

SolarWise: National Grid’s Online Solar Marketplace

14 Mar , 2016  


National Grid to Provide One-Stop Solar Shopping For Rhode Island Customers 3BL Media, March 8, 2016. Image credit: Hans Rhode Island electric customers of National Grid will soon have a convenient online tool to use in researching and purchasing solar energy systems for their homes and businesses. Thanks to action taken by the Rhode Island Public […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Regulatory Affairs

Rhode Island’s Long-Term Sustainability Goals Encourage Solar & Wind

2 Jun , 2015  

Solar panels helping RI to meet renewable energy goals Turn to 10, May 20, 2015. Image credit: afrndz About 1,600 solar panels now sit on what was once vacant town-owned land, generating enough electricity to power 100 homes, and bring in $3,000 in annual tax revenue to the town of Richmond. With more states offering […]

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