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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...
NEW ENGLAND is expected to meet peak demand for electricity this summer, according to ISO New England. / COURTESY ISO NEW ENGLAND

ISO New England: Region expected to meet peak summer electricity demands

PROVIDENCE – New England is expected to have sufficient electricity to meet consumer demand this summer, according to a report published Wednesday by ISO...
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PBN on WJAR-TV, March 18, 2019

New players are disrupting a host of traditional services. While bad for some R.I. entrepreneurs, others cash in.Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy...

People’s Credit Union announces solar energy partnership

MIDDLETOWN – People’s Credit Union said it is supporting the development of clean, renewable energy through a solar credit agreement with Kearsarge Energy, a...
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PBN on WJAR-TV, March 11, 2019

Can the Ocean State stay in the race for offshore wind-energy profits?Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee...
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PBN on WJAR-TV, March 5, 2019

Rhode Island’s solar industry has grown with the help of state incentives. What happens when they run out?Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy...
AN AERIAL VIEW shows more than 9,000 solar panels clustered to form the A Street solar energy farm, located at a former landfill in Johnston. The facility will be used to generate power for Johnston and Providence. / COURTESY SOUTHERN SKY RENEWABLE ENERGY RI

Have the tariffs on imported solar panels been worth it?

When the Trump administration put tariffs on imported solar panels (mainly from China), the solar power industry expected that it would suffer as a...
THE R.I. DEM announced $67,237 in grants to support four Rhode Island farms in their installation of solar arrays to offset costs and to "green" their operations.

DEM announces $67.2K in grants to 4 farms for solar arrays

PROVIDENCE – Four Rhode Island farms received a combined $67,237 to install solar arrays, the R.I. Department of Environmental management announced Tuesday.The grants, made...
SHINING EXAMPLE: Workers install solar panels at East Providence Forbes Street project, due for completion in 2017. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

R.I. company plans to create 500 jobs for solar panel projects

NORTH KINGSTOWN – A North Kingstown company developing clean energy projects plans to create roughly 500 jobs, with hiring starting next year, for two...
OPTICOMP Networks Inc. has been named a semifinalist in the NASA iTech Cycle II-Energy contest.

Attleboro company named NASA iTech semifinalist

ATTLEBORO – OptiCOMP Networks Inc. has been selected as a top 25 semifinalist in the iTech Cycle II-Energy, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration...
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