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More delays as EFSB shuts down Invenergy power plant hearings for two months

"What today's postponement means is that Invenergy is a zombie. It may not realize yet that it's dead, but it's dead," said Conservation Law...

Burrillville files motion to reject PUC’s advisory opinion on Invenergy plant

Lawyers Michael McElroy and William Dimitri, who are arguing Burrillville's position at the Energy Facilities Siting Board (EFSB) hearings concerning Invenergy's $1 billion fracked...

National Grid doesn’t serve Rhode Island’s interests, but there’s an alternative

Mere months after 150,000 Rhode Islanders lost power, many for several days, National Grid had the gall to demand a rate increase from the...

National Grid’s rate case, and the future of energy in Rhode Island, continues

National Grid is proposing significant rate hikes for both gas and electric utility service, and the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission (PUC) will be...

Invenergy must show-cause at hearing to avoid indefinite suspension of power plant plans

The Energy Facilities Siting Board (EFSB) has voted, 3-0, to hold a show-cause hearing to provide Invenergy a chance to demonstrate why the pending...

National Grid’s proposed rate increase is in for a fight

As I was leaving the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) offices in Warwick yesterday, I saw National Grid employees unloading the boxes and boxes of...

The Special Legislative Commission to study the Energy Facilities Siting Act begins hearings

The House convened the Special Legislative Commission to study the Energy Facilities Siting Act for the first time Tuesday. This first meeting was strictly...

PUC approves affordable utility restoration

The George Wiley Center turned out in force at the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission (PUC) Tuesday morning in what has become an annual...