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More people taking advantage of financial, environmental benefits of solar energy

PBN 2021 Fastest Growing Companies Awards $250,000 - $5 million: 5. E2SOL LLC CEO (or equivalent): Anthony Baro, founder and managing principal 2020 Revenue: $1.7 million 2018 Revenue:...
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...

COVID-19 will slow shift to renewable energy

The renewable energy industry, which until recently was projected to enjoy rapid growth, has run into stiff headwinds as a result of three era-defining...
BEST OF BOTH WORLDS: David Lamb, assistant director of facilities services and utilities for the University of Rhode Island, at a solar array built on the former West Kingston landfill site in South Kingstown. Lamb says the project is the best of both worlds – development of clean energy that helps the state reduce its reliance on fossil fuels without sacrificing the carbon absorption and wildlife habitat benefits of trees. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

URI official: ‘No downside’ to consortium’s 46-MW project

Tucked behind a half-filled student parking lot, partially obscured by chain-link fencing, acres of solar panels are quietly powering a new future for the...

PUC approves financial incentive for solar canopies on parking lots

WARWICK – Rhode Island will soon begin offering an extra financial incentive to commercial solar developers who build their ground-mounted canopies over parking lots. The...

Renewable energy developer to seek $285M in damages against Exeter, Coventry

NORTH KINGSTOWN – One of the state’s largest renewable energy developers Thursday announced plans to sue the towns of Coventry and Exeter for allegedly...

Incentive aims to slow solar-panel sprawl on R.I. farmlands, forests

An extra 6 cents doesn’t seem like much of a financial incentive, but state officials and environmental groups are hoping it’s enough to lure...
PROPOSED CHANGES to federal regulations related to projects such as the Block Island Wind Farm have the potential to dampen development of renewable energy in the nation, according to green energy advocates. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ERIC THAYER

Landmark law that spurred U.S. renewables growth gets overhaul

WASHINGTON – A 40-year-old law that’s been key to the growth of renewable energy in the United States is set for a major overhaul...
FINISHED ORDER: Machine operator Claudia Herrera completes an order at ParsonsKellogg in East Providence. The company prints and embroiders company logos on products for promotional purposes.

R.I. bizs much more confident in themselves than state economy

Rhode Island businesspeople can be an insecure bunch. Even when the economy appears to be humming along, many have difficulty shaking a nagging feeling that...
ACCORDING TO a new study, by 2035, it will be more expensive to run 90% of gas plants being proposed in the U.S. than it will be to build new wind and solar farms equipped with storage systems. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MARTIN DIVISEK

Gas plants will get crushed by wind, solar by 2035, study...

SAN FRANCISCO – Natural gas-fired power plants, which have crushed the economics of coal, are on the path to being undercut themselves by renewable...

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