Empower RI, a website to help Rhode lslanders shop for the best electricity prices, will be launched Wednesday by Lt. Gov. Daniel J. McKee and R.I. Division of Public Utilities and Carriers Administrator Thomas Ahern.
The decline of coal as a source of electric power is inevitable and well under way. This is a good thing, because whether measured by its effect on public health or its contribution to global warming, coal is more harmful than any other widely used source of electricity.
Rob Britton, who spent two decades with American Airlines Group Inc., is unapologetic in defending the profits his former employer and other U.S. carriers are making. Sure, fuel’s cheap, but what company cuts prices as soon as its costs shrink?
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