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E.G.’s Arctura awarded $1.15M grant from U.S. Dept. of Energy

EAST GREENWICH - Arctura, a wind-energy technology company, on Monday said it was awarded a $1.15 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. The...

CRMC chairwoman resigns

PROVIDENCE – The chairwoman of a council of state coastal regulators has resigned amid increasing scrutiny over its decisions and makeup of the appointed body. In...
WIND RESISTANCE: A lawn sign in Ocean City, N.J., opposing offshore wind turbines compares the size of the proposed turbines along the New Jersey coast with other structures such as the Washington Monument and the Statue of Liberty. / AP PHOTO/WAYNE PARRY

N.J.’s offshore wind plans facing some turbulence

OCEAN CITY, N.J. – New Jersey is moving aggressively to become the leader in the fast-growing offshore wind energy industry on the East Coast,...

National Grid proposes 16% increase in electricity rates for winter season

PROVIDENCE – National Grid Rhode Island customers would see their electricity bills rise by 16% on average this winter over current summer rates and...

Metacomet rezoning sets some limits on redevelopment, but specific plans unclear

EAST PROVIDENCE - There won’t be any hotels, funeral homes, or big-box retail stores coming to the former Metacomet Golf Club property in East...

Governor’s Bay Day to be held July 25

PROVIDENCE – The 32nd Governor’s Bay Day will take place on July 25, Gov. Daniel J. McKee announced Wednesday. Parking at all state beaches will...

R.I., Mass. gas prices hold steady

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island remained level week to week at $3.04 per gallon, 13 cents...
MARK DEPASQUALE is CEO and founder of Green Development LLC, a renewable energy developer that is decrying Gov. Daniel J. McKee's veto of a bill related to interconnection costs. PBN FILE PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Green energy developer: Veto could hinder future projects

A renewable energy developer says Gov. Daniel J. McKee’s veto of legislation that would have changed the process and charges to interconnect solar projects...

DEM denies permit for contested medical waste treatment plant

WEST WARWICK - Stiff opposition from local residents, lawmakers and the attorney general helped sway the R.I. Department of Environmental Management against issuing a...

R.I. gas prices tick up 3 cents

PROVIDENCE – The average price of self-serve, regular unleaded gasoline in Rhode Island increased 3 cents week to week to $3.04 per gallon Monday,...

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