Environment & Energy Report

Rhode Island Governor Sets Sights on 2029 Renewable Fuels Goal

Jan. 15, 2020, 1:43 AM

Green energy initiatives were among the goals laid out by governors Tuesday in annual “state of the state” addresses.

“If we want to ensure Rhode Island’s beauty is enjoyed for generations to come, we have to address climate change with urgency,” said Gov. Gina Raimondo (D).

“In a few years, we’ll have enough offshore wind energy to power half of the homes in Rhode Island. It’s time to set our sights higher,” she said. “This week I’ll sign an executive order to make Rhode Island the first state in America to be powered by 100% renewable energy by the end...

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