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The U.S. just completed its first offshore wind farm, with 30 megawatts of capacity off the coast of Rhode Island, and has laid out a plan to reach 86,000 megawatts by 2050, almost enough to power the U.K. more
In an effort to reduce air emissions and appease disgruntled community members, the owner of a proposed power plant in Burrillville has cut in half the days it would run the plant on oil. more
(Updated 9:50 a.m.) Aquanis LLC, a startup developing a device to improve the efficiency of utility-scale wind turbines, will receive $200,000 from the Slater Technology Fund. more
Gas prices fell 2 cents in Rhode Island this week, but stayed the same in Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Tuesday. more
The price of self-serve, unleaded regular gasoline increased in the last week in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
(Updated 11:04 a.m.) A federal project to build a liquefied natural gas processing facility in Providence is not in the city’s best interest, said Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Thursday, in a statement released by his office. The mayor cited environmental concerns associated with hydraulic fracking, which he said is devastating communities located near the extraction sources of natural gas. more
Blade by blade, General Electric Co. is building part of its future a few miles off the Rhode Island coast, turning a one-time piece of Enron Corp. into a global renewable-energy business. more
Gasoline prices are ticking upward in Rhode Island and Massachusetts as the summer vacation season draws to a close, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
Rhode Island has launched an incentive program for state and municipal agencies to purchase electric vehicles and install electric charging stations as part of a statewide clean energy initiative. more
Environmentalists rejoiced on Wednesday when the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court said it is unlawful for state energy regulators to approve long-term, ratepayer-backed contracts with energy distribution companies to pay for natural gas pipeline expansion. more
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