Report: Wind energy could displace 2M metric tons of carbon dioxide in R.I.

A REPORT BY THE ENVIRONMENT AMERICA RESEARCH & POLICY CENTER said Rhode Island could generate enough electricity from wind to power nearly 300,000 homes in 2030. / COURTESY ENVIRONMENT AMERICA RESEARCH & POLICY CENTER
A REPORT BY THE ENVIRONMENT AMERICA RESEARCH & POLICY CENTER said Rhode Island could generate enough electricity from wind to power nearly 300,000 homes in 2030. / COURTESY ENVIRONMENT AMERICA RESEARCH & POLICY CENTER
PROVIDENCE - An energy report on Thursday predicted Rhode Island could generate enough electricity from wind to power nearly 300,000 homes in 2030. Environmental advocates are using the report, “More Wind, Less Warming,” to dissuade congressional lawmakers from voting against the Clean Power Plan, which the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed earlier this year to…

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