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(Updated, 5:55 p.m.) In an inaugural study of Rhode Island’s clean-energy industry, the state is recommending a number of steps be taken to help further expand the sector. more
Gasoline prices are continuing to fall in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, dropping 9 cents and 6 cents, respectively, from last week, AAA Northeast said. more
Gasoline prices fell another 8 cents from last week in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
While opposition to natural gas-expansion projects in Rhode Island to date has been limited, the disputes bear watching. If challenges were to delay or derail these projects, the volatility of supplies and pricing for electricity and heat could get … more
FALL RIVER – Government, education and business leaders marked the opening of a 3.2-megawatt solar array covering 800 parking spaces on 5 acres of the city's Bristol Community College campus. The solar array will generate more than 34 … more
A natural gas-powered electrical plant proposed in Burrillville could introduce more than 900 megawatts to the New England grid, and is the largest generation project in a decade in Rhode Island. But even if approved, it won't eradicate … more
The region's supply of natural gas finds itself short of demand, leading to price spikes, among other problems. Two projects that promise to help combat that are in the works. National Grid is looking to build a natural gas liquefaction … more
(Updated, 4 p.m., Aug. 21) Some of the region’s most notable companies have been named in Providence Business News’ fourth Fastest-Growing & Innovative Companies awards program. more
If promises matter, it’s been a very good stretch for renewable power. At the end of July, Hillary Clinton said that as president she would aim to get 33 percent of the U.S.’s electricity from renewable sources by 2027 - up from about 13 percent today (half of it from hydro). more
Gasoline prices fell 4 cents from last week in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts, representing the sixth consecutive week of declines and the lowest mid-August gasoline prices in more than a decade, AAA Northeast said. more
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