Mayor Scott Avedisian’s office reminded residents that they have until the end of August to sign up for energy-saving tips online and if the city gets 5 percent of its residents and local businesses to take part in the program, Warwick will receive a $7,500 grant from National Grid to help the community further its energy-saving efforts.
The super-efficient soft-shelled house built by students at Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design may not have been one of the top scorers at a recently completed international competition in France, but those who worked on the Techstyle Haus said the experience was valuable.
PROVIDENCE -- For more than a year, U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse has delivered weekly Senate speeches about the dangers of climate change. He frequently denounces climate-change deniers, and urges growth of green jobs and technologies to reduce America’s reliance on foreign fossil fuel.
Gannon & Scott Inc.’s business strategy can be summed up in two words: green growth. Over the past 15 years, the precious metal recycler has expanded to two states, significantly grown its customer base and adopted a number of initiatives to make its operations more environmentally friendly
PROVIDENCE — The wind turbine at Portsmouth High School that has sat idle since its gearbox broke in May 2012 could be spinning again within three to six months, ending what Governor Chafee said Monday has been one of a few “symbols of embarrassment” in the state that bother him.
NORTH KINGSTOWN — The Quonset Business Park could be the assembly and staging area for the first two offshore wind farms in the United States after a lease option was awarded on Tuesday to the developer of the Cape Wind project in Massachusetts.
CRANSTON — Every residence gets two 65-gallon durable wheeled plastic containers in the city’s new “automatic trash collection” system. Each has a serial number and is only intended to be a loaner to a particular residence.