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Energy
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The U.S. just completed its first offshore wind farm, with 30 megawatts of capacity off the coast of Rhode Island, and has laid out a plan to reach 86,000 megawatts by 2050, almost enough to power the U.K. more
PROVIDENCE – Aquanis LLC, a startup developing a device to improve the efficiency of utility-scale wind turbines, will receive $200,000 from the Slater Technology Fund. Slater announced the funding in a news release on Sept. 6. … more
NEW BEDFORD – All three offshore wind developers competing to build turbines south of Martha's Vineyard have expressed initial intent to base their operations in New Bedford, city and state officials announced Sept 6. The preliminary … more
In an effort to reduce air emissions and appease disgruntled community members, the owner of a proposed power plant in Burrillville has cut in half the days it would run the plant on oil. more
(Updated 9:50 a.m.) Aquanis LLC, a startup developing a device to improve the efficiency of utility-scale wind turbines, will receive $200,000 from the Slater Technology Fund. more
Gas prices fell 2 cents in Rhode Island this week, but stayed the same in Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Tuesday. more
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court last month rejected a request from electric utilities to make ratepayers cover the costs to pay for new natural gas pipelines, and the decision is having a reverberating effect in Rhode Island. While … more
LINCOLN – Representatives of the town and Southern Sky Renewable Energy are drafting an agreement that would allow the town to participate in a solar-powered system to save money on its monthly electrical bill. Over 25 years, the town is … more
The price of self-serve, unleaded regular gasoline increased in the last week in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts, according to AAA Northeast. more
(Updated 11:04 a.m.) A federal project to build a liquefied natural gas processing facility in Providence is not in the city’s best interest, said Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Thursday, in a statement released by his office. The mayor cited environmental concerns associated with hydraulic fracking, which he said is devastating communities located near the extraction sources of natural gas. more
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