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NatGrid must prep better for storms

If Bill Belichick, Tom Brady and Co. prepared a game plan for the Cleveland Browns but instead the Pittsburgh Steelers showed up to play,...
RHODE ISLAND's top energy officials released a report that if executed could radically change how Rhode Islanders consume and pay for electricity. / COURTESY OF STATE OF RHODE ISLAND

R.I. energy officials call for power sector reform

PROVIDENCE - Rhode Island’s top energy officials released a report on Wednesday recommending the state transform how it regulates the power sector.The plan, if...
POWER DOWN: Over 1,300 customers remained affected by power outages Friday morning. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

Power outages linger 5 days later

PROVIDENCE - Approximately 1,399 customers remained affected by outages Friday at 11:15 a.m. from the Sunday night storm, according to National Grid’s outage report....
POWER DOWN: After heavy rain and wind in Monday morning's storm, about 154,000 Rhode Islanders were affected by power outages. In Bristol County, Mass., over 32,000 customers were estimated to have been affected. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

Raimondo: National Grid caught ‘flatfooted’ by weekend storm

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said the weekend storm likely caught National Grid Rhode Island flatfooted, as nearly 70,000 Rhode Islanders remained without...

Halt of renewable-energy program has installers, customers upset

PROVIDENCE – Solar installers and their customers are upset after the Renewable Energy Growth Program, a popular incentive program, was halted after reaching its...
OVERHEAD POWER LINES that currently cross the Seekonk River at India Point Park to East Providence waterfront will be rerouted to cross the river south of the Washington Bridge. / COURTESY THE R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Energy Facility Siting Board OKs relocation of power lines along Providence,...

WARWICK – The R.I. Energy Facility Siting Board approved a plan to relocate overhead transmission lines that currently have lattice towers in India Point...
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Five Questions With Jerry Petros

1. What role did you play in helping Deepwater Wind establish its offshore wind farm? The Hinckley Allen team played an integral role in...
SHAPING THE FUTURE: With an increasing influx of so-called clean energy sure to impact how power will be delivered in the future, National Grid Rhode Island President Timothy F. Horan says the utility is embracing the change by working closely with developers, companies and regulators to assess the impact of renewable energy and its role in Rhode Island’s energy future. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

National Grid R.I. President Timothy F. Horan embraces change while focusing...

National Grid PLC owns and operates nearly all the state’s electrical and gas systems, connecting energy generators and producers to businesses and households throughout...

NatGrid’s $20M Chase Hill substation completed

HOPKINTON – National Grid’s $20 million Chase Hill substation was completed several months ahead of schedule in March.The substation will serve approximately 24,000 customers...
NATIONAL GRID PLC, Unitil Corp. and Eversource Energy proposed buying as much as 800 megawatts of offshore wind energy as a first step to comply with a Massachusetts law to aggressively develop the nascent industry in the U.S. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/CHRIS RATCLIFFE

Massachusetts utilities propose 800 megawatts of offshore wind

National Grid PLC, Unitil Corp. and Eversource Energy proposed buying as much as 800 megawatts of offshore wind energy as a first step to...
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