Rhode Island Moves Closer to Meeting Renewable Energy Goals

The RI House of Representatives recently approved legislation sponsored by Rep. Deborah Ruggiero to substantially increase renewable energy production [...]

Electric Grid Sale Presents Rare Opportunity for Rhode Island

Clean energy advocates want state officials to demand details on how PPL Corp. would accelerate the clean energy transition [...]

Rhode Island Targets 100 Percent Renewable by 2030

Rhode Island has embarked on its goal of achieving 100 percent renewable energy by 2030. Getting there is a [...]

Double Tax Hits Slows Renewable-Energy Development in Rhode Island

Richmond is the latest Rhode Island community to struggle with utility-scale solar arrays. The municipality is one of several [...]

Rules Near for Renewables on Farms and Open Space

The struggle between open space and renewable energy is playing out on Rhode Island farms. Some farmers see wind [...]

R.I. Lawmakers Poised to OK Biomass Bill

Foes say a wood burning plant in Johnston would release carbon and potential contaminants. Despite the objections of environmental [...]

Assembly OK’s Ruggiero Bill for Remote Net Metering at Schools and Churches in Rhode Island

The state legislature has approved a bill that could significantly increase renewable energy by expanding net metering to schools, [...]

Gov. Raimondo Signs Renewable Energy Measures into Law in RI

Joined by state legislators and other officials on Thursday, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, D-R.I., ceremonially signed into law several [...]

Rhode Island Clean Power Boost

US state almost triples renewables standard to 40% by 2035 Rhode Island has nearly tripled the state’s renewable energy [...]

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% [...]