REHOBOTH, Mass. — Opponents of a proposed natural-gas pipeline compressor station are growing in numbers as they gear up for a lengthy fight with a large Texas-based energy company.
PROVIDENCE — When the Block Island Wind Farm officially goes online this month only four of its five offshore turbines will be operating.
The Conservation Law Foundation is pushing back against the idea of a pipeline tax in Rhode Island. Motivated by recent court decisions that rejected the tax in New Hampshire and Connecticut, CLF says its time for Rhode Island to do the same.
PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island’s capital is one of 10 new cities joining the City Energy Project, a united effort to address the largest source of energy use and climate pollution in America’s urban centers and buildings.
BOSTON — The nation can move quickly to generate 100 percent of its energy from renewable resources such as solar and wind, according to a panel of researchers and experts who spoke Nov. 14 at Old South Church to an audience of about 200 people.
BURRILLVILLE, R.I. — Amid a heavy police presence and to the displeasure of opponents, the Town Council voted unanimously Nov. 3 to approve a tax agreement with the developer of the proposed fossil-fuel power plant.
BURRILLVILLE, R.I. — The town presented its case and residents gave their opinions, but in the end no decision was reached on a tax agreement with the developer of the proposed Clear River Energy Center.
HOLYOKE, Mass. — At least one former coal power plant has gone renewable. The former Mount Tom Power Station — once one the worst polluters in New England — is on its way to becoming a giant solar farm.
BURRILLVILLE, R.I. — The Town Council intends to vote Oct. 26 whether to accept a long-term property tax agreement with Invenergy Thermal Development LLC, the Chicago-based developer of what would be Rhode Island's largest power plant.
PROVIDENCE — The Dakota Access Pipeline protest recently made its way to Rhode Island with a demonstration at the local branch of a bank connected to the fossil-fuel project.
WARWICK, R.I. — The fate of the proposed Burrillville power plant has been pushed back three months, frustrating opponents of the $700 million project.
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Just hours after the state Energy Facilities Siting Board gave Chicago-based Invenergy 10 days to make a case for building a power plant in Burrillville, the City Council admitted that the all-important matter of providing water to the proposed facility is unlikely but hasn't been ruled out.
KILLINGLY, Conn. — As residents of Burrillville, R.I., campaign against the construction of a nearly 1,000-megawatt power plant, only 30 minutes away in this Connecticut town a similar fight is taking place. NTE Energy, a St. Augustine, Fla.-based company, has proposed to build a 550-megawatt, gas-fired electric generating plant in the borough of Dayville, near the town’s industrial park, where an 840-megawatt gas-fired energy center already operates.