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Rhode Island Roundup

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Energize Rhode Island Lobbies for Climate Action, Highlighting Oceans The Energize RI campaign – a coalition of associations, businesses and nonprofit organizations, including EC Rhode Island, formed … Read More

EC Rhode Island Supports Equitable Clean Energy Policies

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EC Rhode Island Director Brigid Ryan has been busy in recent weeks testifying before committees of the state House of Representatives in support of several measures to advance clean energy, including one that wou… Read More

EC Rhode Island Director Testifies in Support of Carbon Pricing

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“To be against carbon pricing is to be against progress in energy development,” declared EC Rhode Island Director Brigid Ryan in March 10 testimony before the Rhode Island House Environment and Natura… Read More

Rhode Island Roundup

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State Agencies to Cut Energy Use, Move to Renewables Under Governor’s Executive Order Between now and 2025, Rhode Island state agencies must switch to renewable sources for electricity, cut energy con… Read More

EC Providence Helps Expand Rhode Island Pilot Solar Project

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Emerald Cities Providence Local Director Brigid Ryan, who is also a member of the City of Newport Energy and Environment Commission, is teaming up with municipal representatives from the Towns of Middletown and P… Read More

Energize Rhode Island Moves the State toward Carbon Pricing

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The newly formed Energize Rhode Island coalition is working to put Rhode Island among the first states to legislate carbon pricing as a market-based solution for reducing carbon pollution. “There is overwhe… Read More

EC Providence Director Named to State’s New Climate Change Advisory Board

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Emerald Cities Providence Local Director Brigid Ryan has been appointed an inaugural member of the Rhode Island Executive Climate Change Coordinating Council’s Advisory Board (RIEC4). Another of the 13 appo… Read More

Sen. Whitehouse, Emerald Cities Providence Participate in Rhode Island Energy and Environmental Leaders Day

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Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.Is.) recently hosted EC Providence Director Brigid Ryan and more than 200 others to hear experts on climate change at Rhode Island Energy and Environmental Leaders Day, an annual even… Read More

‘Sustainable Providence’ Plan Includes Community Workforce Agreements on Projects to Reduce Energy Use in City Buildings

EC Providence Director Served on Plan’s Energy Task Force Sustainable Providence, the city's first sustainability action plan, says community workforce agreements should be part of all deep energy rerofit … Read More

Providence Advances to Quarterfinals of Georgetown University’s Energy Efficiency Competition

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Providence is one of 52 jurisdictions advancing to the quarterfinals of Georgetown University’s $5 million Energy Prize competition. The contest challenges small- to medium-sized towns, cities and counties … Read More

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