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10/22/2014
By PBN Staff Posted 10/22/14 Rhode Island is one of the most energy efficient states, tying with Oregon and Vermont for the No. 3 spot on a State Energy Efficiency Scorecard released on Wednesday by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy.
10/22/2014
Published: October 22, 2014 11:59 AM BY RICHARD SALIT Journal Staff Writer Rhode Island ranks third in the nation for energy efficiency, making the top five for the first time since the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy began putting out its annual report.
10/22/2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 GoLocalProv Business Team The Rhode Island Foundation has announced it will begin accepting applications today for the 2015 Rhode Island Innovation Fellowship.

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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...
09/30/2014
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee joined the Rhode Island Division of Planning today to invite the public to review and comment on the draft of the state's Economic Development Plan, a product of the RhodeMap RI initiative. The Economic Development Plan contains goals, policies, strategies,...

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