RICHMOND, R.I. — A week after the the Hopkinton Town Council banned wind turbines, the Richmond Town Council moved to curtail commercial solar sprawl.
PROVIDENCE — Three new wind turbines are on track to join the trio already operating along the city’s industrial waterfront.
HOPKINTON, R.I. — A 3-2 decision by the Town Council to ban wind turbines scuttled plans for an ordinance that would have allowed a limited number of wind projects on local farms.
WARWICK, R.I. — Financially strapped utility customers have another option for keeping their gas flowing and electricity on.
PROVIDENCE — Progress is being made on building solar arrays in places that don't require clear-cutting trees.
PROVIDENCE — The Steel Yard continues to innovate. But instead of working with metals, molding ceramics, or making jewelry, the medium for the yard’s latest project is renewable energy.
The Vineyard Wind project is a major test of the offshore wind industry.
The Burrillville, R.I., power plant may have been derailed but there is still plenty of new and proposed natural-gas infrastructure in southern New England.
Efforts to generate electricity from waves and tidal currents have slowed in southern New England, as offshore wind power takes a commanding lead in the renewable-energy portion of the so-called “blue economy.”
Gas leaks are a still a big problem and perhaps worse than initially believed.
WEST KINGSTON, R.I. — Before Rhode Island’s first utility-scale battery-storage facility can be built, it must be decided whether the state or town has ultimate say over the project.
The approval process for large renewable-energy projects is expected to take longer because of fears about the burden of solar and offshore wind on the region’s electricity transmission system.
RICHMOND, R.I. — The town is one of several municipalities in the state taxing both the equipment and the land beneath ground-mounted solar facilities, despite lawsuits and questions from the Office of Energy Resources about the legitimacy of the double tax.
Members of the Rhode Island Progressive Democrats of America are working to create an energy plan that would transform the Ocean State into a sizable producer of solar, tidal, and onshore wind power.