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A FORMER SAND AND GRAVEL MINING SITE IN NORTH KINGSTOWN will be transformed into 240 acres of solar arrays that will provide 40 megawatts of energy to Rhode Island’s electrical grid. Brown University will use the energy to offset 70 percent of its annual fossil fuel consumption on campus. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY/STEPHEN CROCKER /

Brown to offset fossil fuel consumption with renewable energy investments

PROVIDENCE – In the first of two planned renewable energy projects, Brown University will develop a solar facility on a former 240-acre sand and...

Warming world will need more nuclear power

In light of the recent stark warning from the United Nations that the world is on course to reach the limit of tolerable warming...

Science reveals dark side of wind power

Any solution to global warming will almost certainly rely on an expansion of renewable energy, reducing carbon dioxide emissions with clean solar or wind...
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Five Questions With Lindsay McGovern

Lindsay McGovern| Vice president, Southern Sky Renewable Energy R.I. 1. Describe your company and the services you provide. We are committed to protecting the...

PowerDocks LLC participates in Teledyne Marine Systems of Systems Approach to...

NEWPORT, R.I., September 7th, 2018 — Rhode Island based Marine Technology firm PowerDocks joined Teledyne Marine Systems of Systems Approach to Underwater Mine Countermeasures...

“PowerDocks Wins 2018 Electric & Hybrid Marine Industry Innovation of...

Newport, RI / Fall River, MA – PowerDocks, LLC announces the winning of the Electric & Hybrid Marine Industry acclaimed Innovation of Year Award...

Calif. puts solar up for grabs

If we could somehow capture all the energy expended on Twitter when California approved new rooftop solar standards, we’d solve our climate problems immediately. The...
SHINING EXAMPLE: Workers install solar panels at East Providence Forbes Street project, due for completion in 2017. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

Imported solar tax seen as hurting local industry

PROVIDENCE – The Trump Administration’s new tax on imported solar panels isn’t likely to shutter local businesses, but it could hurt the industry and...

First “Floating Microgrid” Mooring Platform Enhances Resilience at New Bedford Harbor...

New Bedford, MA – PowerDocks, LLC announced today the successful demonstration of its Blue Isles™ Floating Microgrid Mooring Platform in partnership with the New...

First Autonomous Floating Microgrid Platform for Powering and Recharging Electric...

Newport, RI – Newport Harbor has been the site of many firsts in its long and storied history, and this June it will be...
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