WARWICK, R.I. — Several motions to dismiss or delay the proposed Burrillville fossil-fuel power plant were denied Sept. 15 by the Energy Facilities Siting Board.
PROVIDENCE — The solar arrays in two of the state’s more rural towns furthers the debate about the impact utility-scale renewable-energy systems have on open space.
The Rhode Island Department of Health wants climate change included in the decision-making for the proposed Burrillville power plant.
PROVIDENCE — The Conservation Law Foundation is again taking on a fossil-fuel titan. This time, the environmental legal firm is suing Royal Dutch Shell and its many subsidiaries for violating the Clean Water Act at its oil storage and fuel terminal on Allens Avenue.
SOMERSET, Mass. — A massive new energy project is being proposed for the former coal-burning Brayton Point Power Station and the Montaup Power Plant, a long-shuttered coal facility along the west bank of the Taunton River.
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.