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Pay to play took on a new meaning recently, when New Shoreham officials asked National Grid PLC to pay "a large sum" of money in exchange for granting a request for a delay in the completion date of the undersea power cable that is being laid to … more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island inched up a penny from last week, but fell by the same amount in Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said. 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
(Updated 2:35 p.m.) Block Island residents this week voted in favor of buying the controlling interest of Block Island Power Co., the island’s utility, for $1.8 million, and they plan to turn it into a municipal utility, or co-op, district. more
Rhode Island's economy continues to recover, with new companies contemplating locating here and existing ones considering investing in growing their footprints and workforces. But one significant issue continues to threaten their growth and the … more
(Updated 9:36 a.m. with corrected information) Providence legislators on Wednesday denounced a proposed natural gas liquefaction facility project in the capital city, calling on federal regulators to reject enabling permits and for city lawmakers to withhold subsidies. more
(Updated 11:09 a.m., 1:48 p.m. and 2:18 p.m.) General Electric Co. announced Wednesday that it will move its corporate headquarters to Boston from Fairfield, Conn. more
Rhode Island's nascent and fast-growing renewable energy industry is increasingly becoming the headline in a state heavily reliant on outside generation. But many businesses still question the benefit of renewable energy in a state long burdened … more
Sharply lower oil prices have rattled equity markets and are complicating economic policy across the world. But “oilmageddon” isn’t all bad -- and its benefits go beyond lower costs for consumers. more
(Updated 3:23 p.m.) The House Environment and Natural Resources Committee on Tuesday passed a bill that could have a major impact on the future of the proposed power plant in Burrillville. more
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