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Senator Named Ocean State’s ‘Clean Energy Champion’

As part of the Northeast Clean Energy Council’s (NECEC) annual Rhode Island Clean Energy Day, clean energy business stakeholders convened at the Rhode Island...
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Wind Turbine Goes Down In Snowy Rhode Island

Strong winds accompanying the snowstorm pummeling the Northeast took down a wind turbine in Narragansett, R.I., today.According to a post on the Narragansett Emergency...

Rhode Island Governor Plots Whopping 1,000% Renewables Increase

Gov. Gina Raimondo, who heads the state with the U.S.' first offshore wind farm, has announced an ambitious goal for Rhode Island: a tenfold increase in renewables by 2020.

U.S. Offshore Wind Becomes A Reality In ‘A Matter Of Days’

The U.S.’ first offshore wind farm will begin commercial operations in a “matter of days,” developer Deepwater Wind has revealed.In its latest update on...

Governors’ Wind & Solar Energy Coalition Names 2017 Leaders

The Governors’ Wind & Solar Energy Coalition has appointed Gov. Gina Raimondo, D-R.I., and Gov. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., the group’s chair and vice chair,...

R.I. Wastewater Treatment Company Goes All In On Wind, Renewables

The Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC), a wastewater treatment company based out of Providence, R.I., is reportedly planning to operate on 100% renewable energy in...

Deepwater Wind Eyes Fall For Start Of Commercial Operations

Deepwater Wind has completed installation of the five Haliade wind turbines that will power the 30 MW Block Island Wind Farm, located roughly three...

R.I. Governor Signs Renewables Bills, Including One To Boost RPS

Joined by state legislators and other officials on Thursday, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, D-R.I., ceremonially signed into law several bills meant to advance renewable...

Block Island Wind Farm Vessel Heads to France; Next Stop: Rhode Island

Having been mobilized in Esbjerg, Denmark, the Brave Tern installation vessel for the Block Island wind farm is now headed to GE’s facility in...

R.I. Legislature Passes Bill To Boost Renewable Energy Target

The Rhode Island legislature has passed a bill to advance the state’s renewable energy target from 14.5% by 2019 to 40% by 2035 -...