Environment & Energy Report

Rhode Island Will Buy Another 400 Megawatts of Clean Energy

Feb. 6, 2018, 9:37 PM

National Grid agreed to bring up to 400 megawatts of clean energy to Rhode Island by summer’s end under a challenge announced by Gov. Gina Raimondo (D).

National Grid is the major electric supplier in the small state, and agreed to participate in a clean energy purchase of up to 400 megawatts of new offshore and onshore wind, solar, biomass, and small-scale hydropower, generated in the state or brought in from outside, Robert Beadle, spokesman for Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources, told Bloomberg Environment Feb. 6.

Two other electric suppliers in the state, Pascoag Utility District and...

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