The town of Burrillville is pushing back against Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo’s new environmental and energy goals she plans to enact if elected to a second term.
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo pledges to beef up her environmental initiatives if she’s elected to a second term. Her plan, however, is short on specifics.
RICHMOND, R.I. — Public discontent with large solar arrays and commercial construction is intensifying as developers increase proposals for projects on large tracts of open space.
PROVIDENCE — Energy developer Deepwater Wind is mapping the seafloor for proposed offshore wind projects from Massachusetts to Maryland.
Rhode island’s so-called “green-energy” industry is slowing down. Jobs grew 3.6 percent in 2017, after an increase of 11 percent in 2016 and 40 percent in 2015.
Rhode Island's attorney general is supporting a court case that challenges the proposed Burrillville power plant.
WARWICK, R.I. — The latest power-plant hearing in front of the Energy Facilities Siting Board was again about water. This time, the debate centered on the town of Burrillville's contention that a survey of underground water should be performed.
PROVIDENCE — It’s not getting much media attention but local Bayou Bridge Pipeline protesters are trying to stop the southern Louisiana oil pipeline.
PROVIDENCE — A federal assessment of a National Grid liquefied natural gas facility proposed for the city’s industrial waterfront has drawn broad criticism from project opponents.
A national study draws attention to Rhode Island’s use of highly polluting wood and other questionable “clean energy” sources the state considers renewable energy.
WARWICK, R.I. — The proposed Burrillville facility would become Rhode Island’s biggest emitter of carbon dioxide and could be running well beyond 2050, when some climate modeling suggests that the planet should be free of fossil-fuel emissions.
Since 2007 Massachusetts has seen a 246-fold increase in the amount of electricity it gets from the sun.
The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources has adopted a set of initiatives to encourage solar development on brownfields, rooftops, and carports.
RICHMOND, R.I. — Like most rural communities trying to hold on to their natural character, Hopkinton is struggling with utility-scale solar energy.