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A Cranston-based chemical manufacturing and research company received $900,000 Thursday through a federal initiative trying to make U.S. solar energy resources more affordable and accessible. more
An energy report on Thursday predicted Rhode Island could generate enough electricity from wind to power nearly 300,000 homes in 2030. more
Mayor Angel Taveras said that the city will begin free curbside pickup of Christmas trees Jan. 12 through 24. more
Governor-elect Gina M. Raimondo said she will reappoint Janet L. Coit as director of the state Department of Environmental Management, and will submit her name to the Senate next month for reconfirmation. more
The federal Environmental Protection Agency has given out “Superfund Excellence in Site Re-use” awards for projects that installed solar energy farms at former landfills in Massachusetts. more
The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council has unanimously approved the final submerged lands lease and two joint licenses and assents for Deepwater Wind’s five-turbine wind project off Block Island at its meeting last week. more
Rhode Island College’s fall Green Business Forum, “Food to Waste: Anaerobic Digesters Clean Up,” focuses on the economic benefits of using waste-to-energy technology to turnfood scraps into electricity, heat and fertilizer. more
The Burrillville Land Trust will celebrate the acquisition of 75 acres with a hike to the property on Nov. 7. The public is invited. more
The state Public Utilities Commission unanimously approved the 2015-2017 Energy Efficiency Program Plan for Rhode Island on Thursday. more
Rhode Island may not have cracked the top 10 of the best states to live in, according to a new report on quality of life by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, but it did perform better than average in numerous categories including housing and best place to earn a living. more
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