Renewable Energy Technology
It's a helpful resource for researching renewable energy.
Rhode Island's Current Energy Usage
Energy Information Administration (EIA)
Gives an overview of Rhode Island's resources and consumption and provides general data on RI's energy reserves, distribution and consumption.
Rhode Island Incentives and Polices for Renewables and Efficiency
Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)
This website has several different links to incentives and policies regarding the use of renewable energy in Rhode Island.
Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources
Rhode Island's governmental website which covers all aspects of energy use in Rhode Island. This website includes information on energy efficiency and renewable energy for Rhode Islanders.
Rhode Island Renewable Energy Fund
RI Economic Development Corporation
"The REF is dedicated to increasing the renewable energy supply in Rhode Island. The fund ...provides grants, loans and other financing for renewable energy projects that produce electricity in a cleaner, more sustainable manner and stimulate job growth in Rhode Island's economy."
The Rhode Island Ocean Special Area Management Plan
RI Ocean SAMP
The Rhode Island Ocean Special Area Management Plan (SAMP), is working to define use zones for Rhode Island's ocean waters through a research and planning process that integrates the best available science with open public input and involvement. Leading this project is the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC), the state's coastal management agency, with the University of Rhode Island and Rhode Island Sea Grant. Research projects undertaken by URI scientists will provide the essential scientific basis for Ocean SAMP policy development.
High Performance Schools Exchange in Rhode Island
Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships
Rhode Island is taking part in the Northeast Collaborative for High Performance Schools; a program that works to build energy efficient and environmentally friendly schools.
Renewable Energy Businesses in Rhode Island
Energy Source Guide
This site is a gateway to a variety of Rhode Island businesses that are associated with renewable energy. You can search by product type, business type, or business name.
Purchasing Renewable Energy
If National Grid is your electrical provider, you can enroll in their "GreenUp" program. This program allows you to use renewable energy resources for all (or some) of your energy use at home or in the office.
Rhode Island Wind Resource Map
U.S. Department of Energy
"This map indicates that Rhode Island has wind resources consistent with utility-scale production. The good wind resource area is located in extreme southeastern Rhode Island along Block Island Sound."
Small Wind in Rhode Island
American Wind Energy Association
Provides information on purchasing and installing a small wind turbine.
Governer Carcieri's Support for Wind Power
Rhode Island Government
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