Rhode Island

Rhode Island

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Rhode Island Articles

Don't let the sun go down on price reliability, our author urges

(Photo by Don and Suzan Weller, via Flickr Creative Commons.) As the sun sets over Waterford, CT, an expert proposes a price floor in wholesale electricity markets. 

Policy Memo: How We Pay For Free Electricity

As New England states progress towards decarbonization goals, the electricity spot market will see offers from solar and wind generators that incur no marginal cost. That can harm reliability and put some operators hastily out of business. To retain existing resources and the stability they bring, we need to set...
Utility Solar in Spotsylvania County VA

(Photo by Hugh Kenny, Piedmont Environmental Council.) A solar array in Virginia stands for the kinds of investment that could crowd in with a properly targeted federal carbon price. 

Policy Memo: Lower Price, Higher Potential

Climate scientists in the latest Report warned that without immediate large-scale reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, climate change will cause devastating economic and human losses. Policymakers must come together to implement a comprehensive climate change strategy in the United States.
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Student Fund Managers Fuel Colleges’ Clean Energy Investments

Student-managed funds, including at universities in Connecticut and Rhode Island, are starting to invest more aggressively in renewable energy companies to hedge their portfolios and to gain from market returns.

Rhode Island Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 6.00 / 9
Utilities:
Score 19.50 / 20
Transportation:
Score 8.00 / 12
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
28 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
16 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
16 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
87%

of people in Rhode Island support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2020.

(+1 of the national average)
(est. 736,102 of 847,742 adults)

last updated 8/31/2021

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