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Energy
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SOMERSET – The coal-fired Brayton Point Power Station has drawn the ire of environmentalists for decades. Now, as it nears its last days, there is an effort to transform the utility into a renewable-energy oasis. "Reimagining Brayton … more
BURRILLVILLE – The first of three Rhode Island Energy Facility Siting Board public hearings for a proposed natural gas power plant lived up to expectations, as the contentious meeting lasted nearly four hours. Many opponents of the $700 … more
It may not be in common usage yet, but give net metering time. It will be. The term refers to what happens when an electricity customer installs a renewable-energy production facility that could end up generating more electricity than is … more
The cost of building wind farms off the U.S. coast may decline as much as 55 percent within 13 years, letting developers offer clean power at rates competitive with market prices, according to a study released Tuesday by the University of Delaware. more
Sixteen new research projects will provide data on state policy issues ranging from municipal collaboration to the education of Latinos through the College and University Research Collaborative. more
CRANSTON – To the dismay of open-space advocates, the City Council recently approved a key zoning exemption that opens the door for construction of the state's largest solar array. The zoning measure, put forth by Mayor Allan Fung, passed … more
Is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the pocket of Big Oil? Is it siding with “climate deniers”? The claims are as ridiculous as they sound, but they may become more common now that the … more
The oil price war has reached the gates - specifically, the refinery gates. Expect casualties. more
NEW BEDFORD – The New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce this month recognized organizations for their significant investment and contribution to the economic development, educational leadership and outstanding service to the region. … more
PROVIDENCE – The Hope Street Merchants Association and industrial designer Jonathan Harris last week introduced Off-Grid On Hope, an initiative to install up to 30 solar-powered street lamps along Hope Street from the Rochambeau Library to Fifth … more
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