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High winds and expensive electricity make Block Island a good site for the first U.S. offshore wind farm. For the same reasons, Long Island may be next. more
NEW SHOREHAM – Deepwater Wind LLC reached a milestone in July after successfully setting a 400-ton wind turbine frame – or "steel jacket" – into the seabed approximately three miles off the coast of Block Island. The installation … more
Deepwater Wind LLC reached a milestone this weekend after successfully setting a 400-ton wind turbine frame – or “steel jacket” – into the seabed approximately three miles off the coast of Block Island. more
Ross McCurdy, a teacher at Ponaganset High School in Scituate, received the Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators given out by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at a recent White House ceremony. more
Two companies with local connections made the list of the top 100 most reputable companies in the world, according to the Reputation Institute’s 2016 Global RepTrak. more
Providence has the fifth-highest energy burden for low-income households among 48 major U.S. metropolitan areas, according to a report released this week by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy and the Energy Efficiency for All coalition. more
A cap-and-trade program for carbon dioxide generated $1.3 billion in benefits for nine U.S. states, a finding that may win converts elsewhere in the country. more
BOSTON — Federal regulators have settled an environmental enforcement case with Newport Biodiesel Inc., resulting in reduced air emissions and improved safety controls at the company's biodiesel manufacturing plant in Newport. The U.S. … more
Self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline is averaging $2.16 per gallon in Rhode Island, unchanged from last week, while the average price rose 4 cents to $2.13 in Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
A new solar design contest announced this week aims to encourage active and passive design and construction techniques for New England homes. more
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