BURRILLVILLE, R.I. — The proposed Clear River Energy Center is already making money even though the fossil-fuel project has neither been approved or built.
PROVIDENCE — Rep. David Cicilline was the only speaker at the recent press event to make climate change the primary reason for such projects.
PROVIDENCE — With the announcement of its second offshore wind facility, Rhode Island widens its lead in the rapidly emerging U.S. offshore wind industry.
News continues to get worse for the Northern Pass project and efforts to deliver Canadian hydropower to southern New England.
Providence-based Deepwater Wind notched another major project with the recent selection of its 400-megawatt, some 50-turbine wind facility to be built in the federal designated Wind Energy Area south of Newport, R.I.
FALL RIVER, Mass. — Water remains a contentious issue for the proposed Burrillville, R.I., power plant. In the latest development, the City Council renounced the fossil-fuel project and registered its opposition to the renewal of a controversial water contract the city made last year.
The siting of renewable energy is a complex issue of property rights, tax revenues, the carrying capacity of energy infrastructure, smart grids, substations, energy storage, incentives, and environmental protections.
PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island's solar capacity spiked considerably in 2017 and is continuing the trend in 2018, as installed solar energy has jumped from 23.4 megawatts in 2017 to 39.1 megawatts so far this year.
WARWICK, R.I. — The opening statements for the final leg of hearings for the proposed Clear River Energy Center offered a preview of the strategy, testimony and arguments expected in the months ahead.
Rising waters along Rhode Island’s vulnerable coast haven’t led to rising urgency at the Statehouse.
The EFSB is required to decide whether the proposed Clear River Energy Center is needed to keep the lights on across southern New England for the two-plus decades it will be operating.
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection recently closed the bidding period of a request for proposals for renewable-energy resources, including offshore wind.
Providence-based Deepwater Wind continues to invest in the areas of New Bedford and Fall River while embarking on other projects across Massachusetts.
The departure of Parag Agrawal creates three options for the state's Energy Facilities Siting Board and the proposed Burrillvile, R.I., fossil-fuel power plant.