Updated February 19 at 12:25pm
Energy
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Nicknamed the Ocean State, Rhode Island is home to thousands of boaters, various fishing companies, a Naval base and a prodigious port-based economy – all of which rely heavily on fossil fuel-powered machinery and vessels. The maritime … more
Keystone XL is back, along with the usual misconceptions about its virtues and dangers. There should be no doubt, however, that President Donald Trump's executive order advancing the project is a good thing. The reason is simple: By … more
Drew Carey, a Newport-based geologist and ecologist, researches how day-to-day activities of people impact the health of marine wildlife and the ocean floor, and what can be done to maintain a strong underwater ecosystem. "Our primary … more
For much of my life, I loved the idea of nuclear power. The science was so cool, futuristic and complicated, the power plants so vast and majestic. more
For the third week in a row, gasoline prices fell in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
Deepwater Wind LLC has secured a contract to build its second offshore wind project. more
Capital Properties Inc. said it is selling its petroleum storage facility in East Providence to Sprague Operating Resources LLC for $23 million. more
Five Rhode Island companies have received Innovation Voucher grants from R.I. Commerce Corp., allowing them to partner with research and development centers at universities, medical centers or research facilities. more
Rhode Island ratepayers could pay less for electricity this summer, as the state’s largest utility has proposed lowering rates beginning April 1. more
For the second consecutive week, gas prices have fallen in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Monday. more
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