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(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
Deepwater Wind LLC is on the verge of completing the first U.S. wind farm off the coast of the U.S., a milestone for an industry that has struggled for a decade to build in North American waters. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are unchanged from last week, and are still hovering at lows last seen in 2004, according to AAA Northeast. more
The R.I. Infrastructure Bank on Thursday announced $17.2 million in financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in six Rhode Island communities. more
Exxon Mobil Corp.’s battle with New York and Massachusetts over their probes into the company’s use of climate change data is heating up, and a key element of the national dispute is now in the hands of a Texas judge. more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island fell 7 cents this week, and are at the lowest point locally since late April. In Massachusetts, gasoline prices dropped 3 cents, marking the lowest price there since mid-April, AAA Northeast said Tuesday. more
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