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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
A North Carolina company is getting closer to finishing a long-anticipated anaerobic digestion facility in Johnston, which will eventually sell biogas energy to National Grid PLC. more
Much to the chagrin of high-energy-use companies, Rep. Aaron Regunberg, D-Providence, is looking to assess a fee on the sale of all fossil fuel in Rhode Island. Regunberg in January filed a bill calling for carbon pricing, claiming one way … more
Power plants are inherently controversial and the proposed 1,000-megawatt Invenergy Thermal Development LLC project in Burrillville is no exception. The $700 million Clear River Energy Center already has sparked debate, demonstrated most … more
Ward W. McIntyre grew up next to the water in Jamestown. He became certified to dive in deep water at the age of 13 and spent his summers as a teenager working on lobster boats. His childhood connection to the water played an intuitive role … more
Wholesale prices in the U.S. rose more than forecast in June, paced by the biggest jump in fuel costs in a year. more
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. more
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