PROVIDENCE — Environmental groups intend to resist the recent announcement of plans to commence seismic blasting for offshore oil and gas drilling. But time may be running out to prevent it.
The University of Rhode Island and the towns of South Kingstown and Narragansett have created the South Kingstown Solar Consortium to develop a solar-energy project that will boost the amount of renewable energy flowing into the regional power grid.
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Forbes Street solar array, once the largest in Rhode Island, recently doubled in size.
PROVIDENCE — Vineyard Wind was recently granted an extension by the Coastal Resources Management Council despite opposition from commercial fishermen.
PROVIDENCE — The influx of offshore wind energy isn’t without its hiccups as developers negotiate with regulatory agencies and fishermen to get their projects approved as deadlines approach.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has denied a request by the developer of the proposed Burrillville, R.I., power plant to preserve a key power-purchase contract.
Wind and solar projects from across New England and New York are answering Rhode Island’s call for more renewable energy.
The Conservation Law Foundation is challenging a key climate-change assertion made by the developer of the proposed Clear River Energy Center.
PROVIDENCE — The Shell Oil Co. is a big polluter in Rhode Island, but the fossil-fuel giant is getting some positive publicity for helping to fix a problem it’s accused of creating.
NARRAGANSETT, R.I. — Commercial fishermen and sport fishermen are split over the benefits of offshore wind facilities.
Opponents of the fossil-fuel power plant proposed for the woods of Burrillville, R.I., have found several flaws in the application.
WARWICK R.I. — The need for the proposed Burrillville power plant — a key issue in deciding the fate of the fossil-fuel project — was recently thrown into question by the Energy Facilities Siting Board.
PROVIDENCE — The struggle between open space and renewable energy is playing out on Rhode Island farms.
PROVIDENCE — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission dismisses any responsibility to address the health and environmental impacts within the low-income and minority neighborhoods that abut the city’s working waterfront.