House passes 100% renewable electricity bill

THE RHODE ISLAND HOUSE on Tuesday approved legislation requiring energy companies to hit 100% renewable electricity by 2033. Pictured is the Block Island Wind Farm, which will be one of the key sources of renewable energy needed to help the state meet this goal./ COURTESY ORSTED U.S. OFFSHORE WIND
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is ramping up its requirements for renewable electricity, with a bill approved in the House on Tuesday mandating 100% renewable electricity by 2033. Having already been approved in the Senate, the House’s passage – under a 56-13 vote – all but guarantees the legislation will reach the desk of Gov. Daniel…

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