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As the threat of climate change continues to garner attention on the regional, national and international levels, and energy costs continue to rise, municipalities, businesses and homeowners alike are searching for ways to “go green,” both in the environmental and economic sense. more
As electric-car charging stations sprout up across New England, local auto dealers say improving the range and cost of battery-powered vehicles is the real key to improving their popularity. more
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy released a white paper titled “Energy Efficiency: Is the County Improving?” which examines the overall state of energy efficiency in the United States through the council’s 15 indicators of energy efficiency in the U.S. economy. more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee last week signed legislation allowing a new model of long-term financing that looks to boost energy-efficient homes in the state. more
With energy production a priority around the globe, Scott DePasquale is focused on commercializing Utilidata’s advanced technology to make the electric grid operate more efficiently. The company’s move from Spokane, Wash., to Providence in June 2012 positions Rhode Island as a potential leader in energy technology. more
National Grid and the R.I. Attorney General’s office have received numerous reports of utility billing scams, the electric and gas company announced Friday. more
The population of Saltmarsh Sparrows is declining in Rhode Island with the loss of salt marshes due to sea-level rise – and that’s a potential concern to not only naturalists but the state’s tourism industry as well, says Scott Comings, director of land and freshwater conservation for The Nature Conservancy. more
A $22.7 million investment in a second cogeneration power facility at Toray Plastics (America) Inc. is an important development in the Ocean State’s efforts to help manufacturers use energy more efficiently, save money for ratepayers and reduce emission of greenhouse gases, according to R.I. Energy Commissioner Marion Gold. more
Gas prices fell in Rhode Island and Massachusetts for the fourth consecutive week even as they remained higher than the national average Monday, according to the weekly survey by AAA Southern New England. more
When Peter Schieffelin launched First Point Power LLC in April 2010, it was a one-man operation. Flash forward to today and the electricity provider boasts four full-time employees, hundreds of independent sales representatives and thousands of customers. more
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