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Cable-related power outage could end up costing Block Island ratepayers

NEW SHOREHAM – Reburial of two 34,500-volt subsea cables on Block Island will involve a potential 10-to-14-day power outage during the first two weeks...

Lumetta Inc.

THE STORY: Bill Prichett, while simultaneously doing architectural projects, had also painted and made sculptures for close to 20 years. It was combining those...

National Grid and Orsted prep for wind farm cable replacements this...

PROVIDENCE – National Grid and Orsted have begun mobilizing teams that will work this fall and winter to replace limited segments of the Block...

Be realistic on renewable energy

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo in her State of the State speech said she wants to make Rhode Island the first state in the country...

UMass Dartmouth installs largest public battery storage system in Massachusetts

DARTMOUTH – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth recently flipped the switch on the largest public battery storage system in Massachusetts. The 520-kilowatt system – installed...

Let businesses tap virtual net metering

For years, Rhode Island’s business community has been raising alarms over rising electricity costs and their impact on our ability to hire more workers...
THE MASS. DPU has approved the power purchase agreements between the Vineyard Wind project and electric distributors in Massachusetts. Above, the Block Island Wind Farm. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ERIC THAYER

Mass. DPU approves Vineyard Wind PPA

PROVIDENCE – The Mass. Department of Public Utilities approved both power purchase agreements between distribution companies and Vineyard Wind LLC Tuesday, taking the state...

Energy-efficiency bill could generate savings for R.I.

To the Editor, When it comes to saving money, energy-efficiency standards might not be top of mind. But it’s a commonsense solution that can deliver...

Still a place for natural gas in R.I.

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...

New R.I. wind project expected to create 800 construction jobs, 50...

PROVIDENCE – The Revolution Wind project is expected to create 50 permanent jobs for Rhode Island and 800 direct construction jobs, Gov. Gina M....

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