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It didn't generate the big headlines that Deepwater Wind does, but last week National Grid rolled out the details of a renewable energy project that could have an impact on the state's energy situation even more quickly than the offshore-wind-power … more
(Updated, 5:15 p.m. and 12:41 p.m.) National Grid on Thursday released details about a state program aimed at adding 160 megawatts of renewable energy into Rhode Island’s electric grid over the next five years. more
The CEO of Deepwater Wind LLC, the company behind the Block Island Wind Farm, told NPR that the New Bedford marine commerce terminal remains a wise investment, even as Cape Wind, which was supposed to be its major tenant, has ended its lease there. more
For the third week in a row, gasoline prices in Rhode Island increased, jumping another 7 cents to $2.61 per gallon for self-serve, regular unleaded, according to AAA Northeast. more
Isn't it time that some serious effort is spent on fixing our roads and bridges, before deferred maintenance and outdated bridges lead to a tragedy of major proportions? Not possible? Just ask the citizens of Minnesota, where the 2007 … more
The tantalizing promise of offshore wind energy as a growth industry for Rhode Island was again touted by state leaders last week, as several dozen employees at a marine fabrication company in North Kingstown started work on components of the Block … more
(Updated 2:40 p.m.) Initial construction activities for the Block Island Wind Farm have begun, the company launching the five-turbine farm announced Monday. more
For the second week in a row, gasoline prices increased in Rhode Island, according to AAA Northeast’s weekly price survey. more
Requiring utility customers to pay charges beyond the cost of the service they are paying for can be problematic. Too many individuals and businesses find themselves just barely making ends meet. But one such program is returning both … more
The SouthCoast Development Partnership has been relaunched to address emerging economic opportunities and challenges facing the SouthCoast region. more
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