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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,...

R.I. Housing, OER to offer grants for energy-efficient affordable housing

PROVIDENCE – The state is incentivizing affordable housing that also helps to meet its ambitious energy goals. R.I. Housing and Mortgage Finance Corp. and the...
BACKUP SYSTEM: Tyler Mason, vice president and installation manager for Sol Power LLC, has installed backup batteries and a converter box in his Westerly home to provide electricity to the house during an outage. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Battery sales energized by renewable energy incentives

Tyler Mason has made a career out of renewable energy. But it wasn’t until last summer that Mason, who serves as vice president and installation...
THE REVOLUTION WIND, South Fork Wind Farm and Vineyard Wind offshore wind projects in waters off the coast of southern New England are all currently in various stages of the permitting process. / SOURCE: R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT / PBN FILE GRAPHIC/ANNE EWING

R.I. has muted reaction to shifting offshore wind priorities

After years of competing for a crucial position on the forefront of the burgeoning U.S. offshore wind industry, Rhode Island officials no longer seem...

Developers push back on proposed cuts to National Grid renewable energy...

PROVIDENCE – A proposed price cut to what National Grid Rhode Island will pay for energy produced by commercial solar projects has drawn ire...

Five Questions With: Nicholas Ucci

Nicholas Ucci | Commissioner, R.I. Office of Energy Resources 1. How has the pandemic impacted or potentially hindered the state’s ability to reach outgoing Gov....

OER report declares 2030 renewable energy goal ‘achievable’ but with higher...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is 40% of the way to hitting Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s ambitious goal of powering the state by 100% renewable...

R.I. announces plans to develop a 600MW offshore wind farm

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is pursuing plans for another offshore wind project to add to the state’s growing renewable energy portfolio, Gov. Gina M....

Warwick business park owner plans 4MW parking lot solar array

WARWICK – The owner of a large industrial business park near T.F. Green Airport is moving forward with plans to build a sprawling, solar...

OER launches renewable energy storage incentive pilot program

PROVIDENCE – The state will offer extra financial incentives for renewable energy developers to store the electricity generated from their projects, the R.I. Office...

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