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.
The Northern Pass power-line project may be on life support, but controversial Canadian hydropower might yet reach southern New England if Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker gets his way.
PROVIDENCE — As opposition intensifies against offshore drilling along the East Coast and most of the coastal United States, Rhode Island has a unique tool to disrupt the proposal.
NARRAGANSETT, R.I. — Rhode Island’s governor and members of Congress are calling for an all-out effort to oppose President’s Trump’s plan for offshore drilling along the Eastern seaboard.
As expected, half of the power output from the proposed Burrillville, R.I., fossil-fuel power pant was excluded from the recent power-purchase auction held by the operator of the New England power grid
PROVIDENCE — Gov. Gina Raimondo wants to ramp up the amount of homegrown and out-of-state renewable energy flowing to Rhode Island.
By all accounts, the rejection of the Northern Pass energy project was a major surprise. The plan to deliver 1.09 gigawatts of hydropower from Quebec through New Hampshire to southern New England.
PROVIDENCE — Attendees entering Veterans Memorial Auditorium last Wednesday night were greeted with a pat down and bag search, and were prohibited from carrying in computers, food and beverages.
Massachusetts is the first New England state to make a deal for hydropower from Canada.
The final phase of the Clear River Energy Center application process is set to go forward now that two key legal hurdles have been settled, at least for the moment.