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National Grid hires Woerner as New England president

PROVIDENCE – National Grid PLC has named Stephen Woerner its New England president, the global utility company announced Monday. Woerner’s appointment is effective Oct. 1....

Rhode Island outages after Henri down to about 11,000

PROVIDENCE (AP) – More than 11,000 customers in Rhode Island remained without power Tuesday morning in the wake of the Henri storm system, but...
STRONG WINDS from Tropical Storm Henri toppled many trees in the southern areas of the state, such as in South Kingstown, where many individuals remain without power as of Monday morning. / AP FILE PHOTO/STEW MILNE

R.I. power restoration efforts continue following Henri

PROVIDENCE – Tens of thousands of Rhode Islanders remained without power on Monday morning after tropical storm Henri made landfall Sunday. Much of the outages...

National Grid proposes 16% increase in electricity rates for winter season

PROVIDENCE – National Grid Rhode Island customers would see their electricity bills rise by 16% on average this winter over current summer rates and...
WASTE NOT, WANT NOT: David A. Caldwell Jr., vice president of North Kingstown custom-homebuilding company Caldwell & Johnson Inc., at the construction site for a Jamestown home that will be capable of net-zero energy use.  / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Measures aim to boost desire for greener buildings

When Peter Gill Case founded his sustainability-focused architectural firm, Providence-based Truth Box Inc., in 2002, he had lofty expectations. “I thought there was this race,...

PUC approves National Grid’s reduced ‘summer’ electricity rates

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Public Utilities Commission approved National Grid Rhode Island’s reduced “summer” electricity rates, the company announced Wednesday. The new base rate for...

High winds knock out power to thousands in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – High winds have caused power outages across Rhode Island, impacting more than 5,300 National Grid Rhode Island customers, the company said Tuesday. Washington...

Despite 2021 rate decreases, manufacturers criticize National Grid energy efficiency plan

PROVIDENCE – Thanks to unspent funds during the pandemic, National Grid Rhode Island customers will see the charges they pay to support energy efficiency...

National Grid prepares for heavy rain, strong winds

PROVIDENCE – National Grid Rhode Island said that it is preparing for heavy rain and strong winds expected to arrive in New England tonight...
THE SNOWSTORM that began Wednesday evening brought the state a wide range of snowfall. In Providence, snowfall was reported to be around 5 inches, according to the NWS. / PBN PHOTO/MARY MACDONALD

Winter storm brings a range of snow to R.I.

PROVIDENCE – By midday Thursday, a winter storm that began blanketing much of the Northeast the previous evening brought a range of snowfall across...

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