Still a place for natural gas in R.I.

POWER PLAY: Invenergy LLC’s proposed natural gas-fired power plant in Burrillville has faced growing opposition from local residents and environmental groups who say it is not needed. / COURTESY INVENERGY LLC
Despite the considerable promise of solar, wind and other renewable-energy sources to significantly broaden the state’s power portfolio, Rhode Island’s heavy reliance on natural gas is expected to continue for years to come. Natural gas has recently accounted for more than 90 percent of Rhode Island’s electricity production, according to a December 2018 report by…

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