State Government Press Releases

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11/14/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Rhode Island Division of Public Utilities and Carriers (DPUC), Public Utilities Commission (PUC), and Office of Energy Resources (OER) today released a comprehensive blueprint to modernize the state's electric grid, which will control the long-term costs of energy, foster...
10/25/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Rhode Island has been ranked third in the nation for energy efficiency programs and policy, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy's (ACEEE) 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. The annual ACEEE State Energy Efficiency Scorecard assesses state...
02/29/2016
Providence, R.I., –The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER), the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, and SmartPower today announced the results of their Fall 2015 Solarize Rhode Island campaign across the communities of Barrington, Foster, Newport, Middletown, Portsmouth, and South...
07/21/2015
Providence, R.I., – A report by the Clean Energy States Alliances (CESA) has highlighted Rhode Island's efforts to address utility peak loads in the summer season. The report, Clean Energy Champions: The Importance of State Programs and Policies, details the Solarize program in Tiverton and Little...
07/21/2015
Providence, R.I. – General Treasurer Seth Magaziner and Marion Gold, Commissioner of the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources today recognized six Rhode Island schools for the achievements in energy education programs. Three of the schools, Scituate High School, A-Venture Academy and Dr. Earl F.