Updated February 19 at 6:26pm
Environment
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Aquanis Inc. has received a $224,969 National Science Foundation Phase I Small Business Innovation Research grant to develop and test a device intended to improve the efficiency and extend the service life of utility-scale wind turbines. more
Invenergy Thermal Development LLC is courting Woonsocket city officials to sell it water so the company can cool generators at its much-debated, gas-fired power plant proposed for Burrillville. more
It’s official. The nation’s first offshore wind project is now up and running. more
More than 50 individuals and organizations have sent comments and critiques this month to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which has unveiled a $58.6 million plan to elevate structures in four Rhode Island communities threatened by coastal sea rise. more
Here’s one area where Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is handily beating Amazon.com Inc.: telling shoppers what ingredients are in the products they’re buying. more
Providence is one of 10 new cities that has joined the City Energy Project, a nationwide effort to cut climate pollution from buildings. more
Voters on Tuesday approved $227.5 million in bonds, funding housing creation, expansion of veterans services, construction of a new innovation center affiliated with the University of Rhode Island, improvements at the ports of Davisville and Providence, and parks and recreation upgrades, according to results posted on ri.gov. more
Schneider Electric and Deepwater Wind were honored for their leadership and contributions to the region’s clean energy economy at the Northeast Clean Energy Council and NECEC Institute’s ninth annual “Green Tie Gala” awards Tuesday night. more
Respondents in a poll commissioned by Bryant University generally favored the bond requests that will be considered by voters in the Nov. 8 general election, with two-thirds or more saying they would approve state borrowing directed to veterans’ housing and environmental improvements. more
Working with Tiverton residents and representatives of the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, the Twin River Management Group has refined design plans for a proposed casino and hotel in the town in an effort to protect wetlands, wildlife and the surrounding environment. more
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