When Cape Wind Associates lost financing for its industrial-scale wind energy farm project in Nantucket Sound, it effectively collapsed. What do you think should happen to Rhode Island-based Deepwater Wind’s larger wind energy project in light of the Cape Wind experience?
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has chosen Stephen S. Neuman to be her chief of staff. While a consummate political operative, Neuman has no experience in Rhode Island. Will that be a help or hindrance to Raimondo as she takes office?
By deciding to replace HealthSource RI Director Christine C. Ferguson with health care policy veteran Anya Rader Wallack, Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo is making the case that the state’s health benefits exchange should stay in operation. What do you think?
Last week the state Public Utilities Commission approved a significant increase in the price of electricity due to a spike in the cost of natural gas used for power generation. Has this price increase caused you to look at the cost of offshore wind energy, which is more expensive than traditional sources of electricity, in a different light?
Despite a recent settlement with city worker unions to reduce the unfunded liabilities on its books, Providence is facing continuing structural deficits. Should the city declare bankruptcy to get out from under their burden?