Rhode Island still has plenty of high-carbon-emitting wood in its renewable-energy portfolio. According to a recent report, 34 percent of the "renewable" electricity in the state’s electric grid comes from power plants that burn wood.
BURRILLVILLE, R.I. — The latest advisory opinions for the proposed Clear River Energy Center don't offer much in the way of recommendations on whether the $1 billion fossil-fuel project should be built.
PROVIDENCE — Ten members of the General Assembly, a city council member and six environmental groups signed off on a letter opposing National Grid’s proposed natural-gas project that they say will pollute the city's waterfront and nearby neighborhoods.
PROVIDENCE — The latest public meeting for the natural gas liquefaction facility proposed for the city’s industrial waterfront brought out many of the same issues as the July 13 event, including confusion about how the project is approved.
After building the first U.S. offshore wind farm, Deepwater Wind wants to build the first offshore wind facility with battery storage.
PROVIDENCE — City Council member Seth Yurdin hoped to make quick work of his resolution to have the city change sides in a court case and once again take on the proposed Burrillville fossil-fuel power plant. But acting council president Sabina Matos had others plans.
BURRILLVILLE, R.I. — A final round of public hearings for the proposed fossil-fuel power plant starts in mid-October, but there has been plenty of activity in recent days related to the $1 billion natural-gas/diesel facility.
PROVIDENCE — Opponents of a proposed natural-gas project on Allens Avenue objected to the location and format of a public meeting as much as the the fossil-fuel project itself.
PROVIDENCE — Three Brown University students created a simple way to cut energy consumption, reduce carbon emissions, save money, and perhaps even stop construction of new natural-gas power plants.
A natural-gas-infrastructure project slated for southern New England came to a screeching halt June 29, when Houston-based Spectra Energy Partners announced it is suspending the controversial Access Northeast project.
In a recent report from the Office of Energy Resources, renewable-energy jobs in Rhode Island, led by solar energy, has increased 66 percent in two years.
The court challenge had been filed by Invenergy Thermal Development LLC, developer of the proposed Clear River Energy Center. The Chicago-based company was attempting to halt a lawsuit that seeks to nullify the all-important agreement that allows the company to buy water from the town of Johnston.
As new offshore wind farms are built off the Northeast coast, a new report suggests that the current models of wind turbines may not withstand the most powerful of hurricanes.
Providence native Ken Ward continues to skirt harsh penalties for committing unlawful acts in the name of climate change.