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AN OVERNIGHT STORM and continuing winds have caused power outages across the state. Above, a map of continuing wind warnings in the region. / COURTESY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

Power remains out for many Thursday afternoon following storm

PROVIDENCE – Following an overnight storm that knocked out power Wednesday evening, more than 35,000 customers in Rhode Island remained without power as of...
FIELDS POINT on Providence’s waterfront is where National Grid Rhode Island has started construction on a natural gas “liquefaction” facility to better meet the region’s needs for electricity and heating, especially on the coldest days of the year, the company says./COURTESY/NATIONAL GRID PLC

National Grid all in on natural gas

For all the talk about renewable energy in Rhode Island, the state’s largest utility is doubling down on natural gas.Without announcements or fanfare, National...
ADDED BENEFIT: Jacques Afonso, manager of community and customer management with National Grid Rhode Island, speaks with Jennifer Bray, senior program manager for corporate communications. Afonso has taken advantage of National Grid’s partial student-loan repayment benefit to help pay back $60,000 in loans after graduating from Suffolk University in 2009.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Loan repayment helps employers compete

Jacques Afonso, a manager of community and customer management for National Grid Rhode Island, had worked for the utility for almost a decade when...
NATIONAL GRID Rhode Island will raise electricity supply rates for the six-month winter season beginning Oct. 1, after state regulators approved the increases Wednesday. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ELI SHERMAN

State regulators approve winter electricity rate increases

WARWICK – Rhode Island regulators Wednesday approved a package of residential, commercial and industrial electricity rate increases for the winter as requested by National...
TAX RELIEF: Providence City Solicitor Jeffrey Dana said tax challenges represent almost 20% of the active civil cases involving the city. In his most recent annual tally, Dana reported to the City Council that 155 of the 845 open civil cases Providence has in either state or federal court are seeking tax relief.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

What’s commercial property worth? Depends whom you ask

No one likes to pay property taxes. In Providence, fighting that annual bill has become almost routine for many large commercial property owners when...
ELECTRIC-VEHICLE owners who participate in the National Grid SmartCharge Rhode Island study receive a C2 device made by FleetCarma. The company’s website describes it as being “like a fitness monitor for your car.”/COURTESY FLEETCARMA

Electric-vehicle owners needed for SmartCharge Rhode Island study

PROVIDENCE – National Grid Rhode Island is looking for 500 electric-vehicle, or EV, owners willing to participate in a pilot initiative to look at...
BOWLING FOR RHINOS: The Roger Williams Park Zoo chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers will hold the sixth annual Bowling For Rhinos fundraiser on July 27 at AMF Cranston Lanes in Cranston.
 / PBN PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

Editor’s Choice: Bowling for Rhinos to raise funds for wildlife conservancy

EDITOR’S CHOICE Bowling for Rhinos to raise funds for wildlife conservancy THE ROGER WILLIAMS Park Zoo chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers Inc....
NATIONAL GRID RHODE ISLAND has submitted winter rate requests to the RIPUC that would see residential rates rise an estimated 8% per month. / COURTESY NATIONAL GRID

National Grid files winter rate request increases to RIPUC

PROVIDENCE – National Grid Rhode Island submitted a winter rate increase request to the R.I. Public Utilities Commission for Standard Offer Service Friday.The requested...

Rhode Island approves state’s first major offshore wind energy contract


PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Public Utilities Commission on May 28 unanimously approved a 20-year “power purchase” agreement between National Grid Rhode Island and DWW...
NATIONAL GRID has agreed to rebate $7.9 million to ratepayers as the result of a settlement with the state over over-collections that occurred after the 2017 corporate tax rate cut. / COURTESY NATIONAL GRID

National Grid signs settlement to return $7.9M to ratepayers related to...

PROVIDENCE – National Grid Rhode Island signed a settlement to reimburse ratepayers $7.9 million related to rate overcollection following federal corporate tax rate cuts...
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