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A new solar design contest announced this week aims to encourage active and passive design and construction techniques for New England homes. more
An area off the coast of New York designated for offshore wind farms has the potential to generate almost as much electricity as a nuclear power plant. more
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
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
An oil price rebound, paired with refinery slowdowns for seasonal maintenance, has led to an increase in gasoline prices nationally that has reached Rhode Island and Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
The Acadia Center, along with other stakeholders, sent a letter to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo this week asking that the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative be strengthened and greenhouse gas reductions be pursued beyond the power sector. more
Gasoline prices have increased for the first time since November, climbing 3 cents from last week, according to AAA Northeast. more
BURRILLVILLE – While the state Energy Facility Siting Board is busy considering a proposal for a new natural gas power plant here, there has been little movement on the project with local officials. Invenergy Thermal Development LLC of … more
Paul Roberti, of the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission, was recently honored by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners with the 2015 Terry Barnich Award for Promoting International Cooperation Among Utility Regulators … 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
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