Raimondo looks for tenfold increase in clean energy by 2020

GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO wants Rhode Island to increase its production of clean energy from 100 megawatts to 1,000 megawatts by 2020. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO wants Rhode Island to increase its production of clean energy from 100 megawatts to 1,000 megawatts by 2020. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
NORTH KINGSTOWN – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Wednesday set a new clean energy goal for the state, calling for 1,000 megawatts of renewable energy generation by 2020. The state now counts about 138 megawatts of clean energy generated in the Ocean State, ranging from Deepwater Wind LLC’s 30-megawatt offshore wind farm to small-scale solar…

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