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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...

RIDOT launches pilot program for electric-vehicle charging stations

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Transportation is providing free access to electric-vehicle chargers at two of its Park & Ride commuter lots, in...
A NEW REPORT FOUND that Rhode Island could generate up to 7,340 megawatts of renewable energy from solar projects on parking lots, brownfields and other already-developed land. / COURTESY R.I. OFFICE OF ENERGY RESOURCES

Report: R.I. could power 1.5M homes with solar arrays on developed...

PROVIDENCE – As the state forges ahead with ambitious renewable-energy goals, solar arrays on already-developed land such as brownfields and parking lots could play...

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