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R.I. Infrastructure Bank announces $1.7M in financing for solar array projects

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank announced $1.7 million in financing for three solar energy projects, according to a news release. The long-term financing...

R.I. gas prices remain level this week

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island remained level with one week prior at $2.77 per gallon, 10...
THE R.I. DEPARTMENT of Environmental Management is accepting applications for the Local Agriculture & Seafood Act grant program. The department expects to award more than $160,00 in the upcoming grant round.

DEM accepting applications for Local Agriculture & Seafood Act grant program

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management is accepting grant applications for the growth, development and marketing of local food and seafood in...

Orsted, Eversource plan wind farm manufacturing facility at ProvPort

PROVIDENCE – The Port of Providence will soon be ground zero for assembling and building the foundations for a slew of major wind farm...

R.I. gas prices tick down 1 cent

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island declined 1 cent week to week to $2.77 per gallon, 9...

401 Tech Bridge receives $725K in federal funds

PROVIDENCE – 401 Tech Bridge has received $724,674 in federal funds to focus on job growth in the state’s blue economy sector, the R.I....
THE REVOLUTION WIND, South Fork Wind Farm and Vineyard Wind offshore wind projects in waters off the coast of southern New England are all currently in various stages of the permitting process. / SOURCE: R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT / PBN FILE GRAPHIC/ANNE EWING

R.I. has muted reaction to shifting offshore wind priorities

After years of competing for a crucial position on the forefront of the burgeoning U.S. offshore wind industry, Rhode Island officials no longer seem...

RIPTA solar waterfront partnership project ‘a win on many levels’

EAST PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Public Transit Authority has announced that it is part of a collaborative green energy project allowing it to save...

McKee backs climate change bill

PROVIDENCE – After receiving reassurance from the state's top legal adviser, Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Tuesday said he intends to sign a high-profile climate...

R.I. Commerce creates post dedicated to offshore wind industry

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Commerce Corp. is hoping to capitalize on the emerging offshore wind industry with a new position dedicated to luring companies to...

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