Opponents of the fossil-fuel power plant proposed for the woods of Burrillville, R.I., have a powerful new ally, as Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin recently announced his opposition.
Florida recently received an exemption from a new plan to revive offshore drilling and other states, including Rhode Island, hope to receive the same treatment from the Department of Interior.
President Trump will attempt to deliver on his promise to open vast areas of ocean to offshore fossil-fuel extraction, including off the coast of New England and in commercial fishing grounds such as Georges Bank.
BURRILLVILLE, R.I. — New lawsuit filed by two energy developers claims the project can’t meet its already-past-due deadline and wants Invenergy to hold off from selling electricity from the proposed power plant into the power grid.
Rhode Island is close to installing its first large-scale battery-storage facility. The 1-megawatt lithium-ion battery system is slated for Little Compton, as part of a multiyear effort to curb electricity use in town and in neighboring Tiverton.
PROVIDENCE — There was little debate and no public comment before the Coastal Resources Management Council voted to approve the LNG project proposed for the city's waterfront. But the audience provided plenty of noise throughout the meeting.
WARWICK, R.I. — The proposed Burrillville fossil-fuel power plant is on life support, according to one of the main lawyers fighting the project.
NARRAGANSETT, R.I. — Cape Wind may be gone, but it’s still fresh on the minds of attendees and speakers at a two-day southern New England wind energy conference hosted by the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography.
Rhode Island's Energy Facilities Siting Board wants to know more about Invenergy’s interconnection problem regarding the Clear River Energy Center proposed for the woods of Burrillville. And according to the Conservation Law Foundation, it’s a big deal.
Two straight days of public hearings heaped criticism on the proposed Clear River Energy Center. Much of the hostility came from a lack of information about water agreements and the promised benefits of what stands to be Rhode Island's largest fossil-fuel power plant.
WARWICK, R.I. — The recent decision allows for the installation of so-called “solar arrays + storage” systems under four disputed conditions.
PROVIDENCE — The atmosphere was passionate and at times tense during the second public hearing for a natural gas-cooling facility proposed for the city's waterfront.
PROVIDENCE — The environmental advocacy group No LNG in PVD wants a hearing to stop construction on contaminated land on the city's industrial waterfront.
WARWICK, R.I. — Delays keep piling up for the fossil-fuel power plant proposed for Burrillville, as the Energy Facilities Siting Board has agreed to postpone the application process another 90 days.