R.I. jobs growth from offshore wind unclear

GOV. DANIEL J. MCKEE on Wednesday boasted of the jobs that will accompany the Rhode Island's ambitious renewable energy goals, how many wind-related jobs are filled or for hire right now in Rhode Island is unclear. / ASSOCIAOTED PRESS FILE PHOTO
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Wednesday boasted of the jobs that will accompany the state's ambitious renewable energy goals, including new state legislation to procure another 600-megawatts worth of offshore wind energy. “A decade ago, these were the jobs of the future,” McKee said at a press conference at ProvPort. “But now these…

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