Rhode Island

Virtual Spring Meeting

Date: May 6, 2020

On May 18th, Green Energy Consumers Alliance will host our first virtual Spring Meeting. We'll focus on Rhode Island's energy and climate progress toward a low-carbon future. Here's a look at our exciting RI-based panel! 

This year's panelists are Dawn Euer (State Senator), Marion Gold (Commissioner, Public Utilities Commission), and Nick S. Ucci (Acting Commissioner, Office of Energy Resources). These climate champions will update us on the most important aspects of Rhode Island's energy future: renewable energy development and climate advocacy priorities.

Supporting the three Providence wind turbines

Date: January 4, 2019

Green Energy Consumers is now purchasing Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) from 3 wind turbines owned and operated by the Narragansett Bay Commission. The project is located at Field’s Point Wastewater Treatment Facility in Providence, RI overlooking the beautiful Narraganset Bay. Altogether, the 3 turbines produce about 7,000-megawatt hours of electricity per year - enough to power 1,950 homes!

How do RECs work? Visit our blog to learn more: greenenergyconsumers.org/blog.

RI Public Utilities Commission Approves Power Sector Transformation Settlement in National Grid Rate Case

Date: September 24, 2018

Read the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission's release on the National Grid electricity rate case.

 

"The Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission (PUC) today gave its final approval to a settlement agreement that resolves National Grid’s electric and gas distribution rate case and establishes a new framework for Rhode Island’s power sector transformation. In its order approving the agreement, the PUC set in motion a suite of grid modernization programs that will further Rhode Island’s ability to benefit from clean energy resources."