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When Emma Beade was a senior at Rhode Island School of Design, she became invested in the idea of getting her school to divest from fossil-fuel-producing companies so it could do its part to save the planet. The student-organized Divest … more
Coal-fired electricity is becoming ever less profitable. That's the good news – or it should be, since it gives power companies greater incentive to embrace cleaner and cheaper sources of energy. But not every energy company is content to … more
Japan’s biggest power utilities are pushing ahead with plans to spend more on new turbines to improve the efficiency of their gas-fired power plants in an effort to lower fuel bills amid a protracted debate over the role of nuclear power. more
Six R.I. entrepreneurs have been selected as finalists to compete in the third annual Get Started R.I., a Shark Tank-like business pitch competition presented by Cox Business and Inc. magazine, according to a news release. more
Wall Street analysts are starting to see value in an unlikely corner: junk debt of energy companies, which just had its worst monthly performance since the 2008 financial crisis. more
(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
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