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CUMBERLAND – Major solar installations are forbidden in town, but the Planning Board is hoping to change that soon. As it works on revising the town's comprehensive plan, which hasn't been updated since 2003, it hopes to amend it with a … more
A $107 million development project slated to bring power to-and-from Block Island has hit a snafu this week, as the utility company heading the venture has rejected a request from the town for a “large sum” of money in exchange for granting an extension of time for the project. more
Aspen Aerogels Inc. CEO and President Donald R. Young received a 20.5 percent pay hike in 2015, to $3.47 million from $2.88 million. more
Imperial Pearl, an importer of pearls and a designer of fine jewelry, recently announced it has invested more than $1 million to install solar panels at its East Providence headquarters. The conversion will cover the full cost of its electrical needs at the facility, according to a company news release. 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
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's ‘clean-energy' economy generated remarkable job growth over the last 12 months, according to the recently released Rhode Island Clean Energy 2016 Industry Report. Employment across the state's clean-energy … 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
As we mark Earth Day on April 22, it is a good time to reaffirm the idea that partnerships and working together are powerful tools for environmental protection. more
Gasoline prices this week jumped 11 cents in Rhode Island and 8 cents in Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
Dear Editor: In response to your lead editorial on energy, "Renewable energy changes grid care, but we all should pay," published in the April 8 edition: More than 100 studies conducted across the country substantiate the dividends … more
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