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.
The Northern Pass hydropower transmission-line project isn't dead yet, but time is running short for the $1.6 billion project.
PROVIDENCE — Citizens Financial Group isn’t saying whether its decision to withdraw from a loan to fund a controversial pipeline company was motivated by public pressure or any other reason.
PROVIDENCE — An afternoon of rallies and protests against a federal proposal to open up the East and West coasts to offshore drilling began with the news that Gov. Gina Raimondo had her much-anticipated meeting with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.
A new report challenges the claim that wood pellets, trees and forestry residue have a negligible effect on greenhouse-gas emissions when used to generate energy.
PROVIDENCE — Activists didn’t like the format at the Feb. 28 public hearing for offshore drilling, so they changed it. And it had positive results, at least for one evening.