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Bill would expand EFSB, make power-plant approvals tougher

PROVIDENCE – The House on May 16 passed a bill that would make it more difficult for future power plants to get approved by...

Fall River laments water sale to proposed Clear River Energy Center

FALL RIVER – The City Council passed a resolution voicing opposition to the renewal of a controversial water contract it made in October that...
A RENDERING of the proposed natural gas-powered electrical plant in Burrillville. / COURTESY INVENERGY

Power plant debate gets personal

In 2015, the proposal to build a new, gas-fired power plant in Burrillville was announced with budding optimism amid rising energy prices.Despite concerns raised...
A RENDERING of the proposed natural gas-powered electrical plant in Burrillville. / COURTESY INVENERGY LLC

Hearing on possible suspension of Burrillville power plant canceled

PROVIDENCE – State regulators have canceled an upcoming hearing on whether to suspend Invenergy Thermal Development LLC’s application to build a power plant in...
PETER F. KILMARTIN is the state's top attorney. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Kilmartin denounces Invenergy power plant

PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin on Friday denounced a proposed power plant in Burrillville, saying it’s unneeded and bad for the economy...
A RENDERING OF the proposed natural gas-powered electrical plant in Burrillville. / COURTESY INVENERGY LLC

Who’s paying for Invenergy power plant?

A lawsuit filed this month by Invenergy Thermal Development LLC against National Grid Rhode Island and ISO New England is raising new questions for...
THIRTY-TWO RHODE ISLAND municipalities (in green) have called on Gov. Gina M. Raimondo to become more involved in debate of a proposed gas-fired power plant in Burrillville. Two municipalities in Massachusetts and one in Connecticut, which neighbor Burrillville, also oppose the project. / COURTESY TOWN OF BURRILLVILLE

Raimondo called on to engage in power plant debate

PROVIDENCE – Nearly all Rhode Island municipalities are calling on Gov. Gina M. Raimondo to become more involved in the debate of a proposed...
A RENDERING OF the proposed natural gas-powered electrical plant in Burrillville. / COURTESY INVENERGY LLC

Burrillville power plant disqualified from regional electricity auction

PROVIDENCE – Citing ongoing delays in the permitting process, regulators have disqualified Invenergy Thermal Development LLC from participating in an upcoming auction to sell...
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