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10/31/2014
By Sandy McGee Published: October 31, 2014, 1:22 pm WPRI President Barack Obama – the first president in a half century to stay in Rhode Island overnight – delivered an economy speech before a packed house at Rhode Island College Friday morning.
10/31/2014
By PBN Staff Posted 10/31/14 NanoSteel and Utilidata made the 2014 Global Cleantech 100, which "recognizes the top 100 most promising and innovative companies most likely to make a significant market impact over the next five to ten years," according to a release from Cleantech Group.
10/31/2014
By Courtney Caligiuri; with reporting by Chantee Lans and Perry Russom Published: October 31, 2014, 7:15 am WPRI/AP President Obama is the first president in a half century to stay in Rhode Island overnight. This comes, as he prepares to deliver remarks about the economy at Rhode Island College Friday morning.

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10/23/2014
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources today announce that, according to the 2014 edition of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) State Scorecard, Rhode Island is ranked the third most energy efficient state in the nation. The state was...
10/22/2014
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation (Commerce RI) and the Rhode Island Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC) today announced that six Rhode Island businesses will receive $269,963 in grants from the state's Innovate Rhode Island Small Business Fund (Innovate RI Fund). The state grants...
10/10/2014
North Smithfield today became the first Rhode Island Community to embrace and launch the "Solarize" residential solar energy campaign. Solarize Rhode Island is a program created through a partnership of The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation (Commerce RI), the Rhode Island Office of Energy...

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