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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
An additional $300,000 has been committed by the Slater Technology Fund to Enhanced Energy Group to lead the final $600,000 tranche of its seed financing. more
It may be spring, but parts of Northwestern Rhode Island could receive as much as 6 inches of snow today, and more snow may be headed this way for the weekend. more
Construction has begun on new visitor facilities at George Washington Memorial Campground here. more
Rhode Island will receive a $497,265 state wildlife grant to preserve the state’s wildlife and their habitats, U.S. Sen. Jack F. Reed said this week. more
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is evaluating a proposal for the first offshore wind project in California. more
Six weeks ago, TransCanada Corp. closed a deal to buy a power plant in Pennsylvania. The 704-megawatt Ironwood natural gas-fired power complex … more
The good news is, the snow won’t last long. 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
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
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