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Latest / NewsJun 09, 2020

New England business groups make case to suspend energy efficiency surcharges

Clean energy advocates are pushing back against the proposal. Hank Webster, Rhode Island director at Acadia Center, said halting the programs would...
Jun 09, 2020
Latest / Press ReleasesDec 17, 2019

Acadia Center Applauds Regional Coordination to Reduce Tailpipe Pollution, Urges Ambitious, Equitable Action

TCI Announcement Demonstrates Benefits of Transition to Clean Transportation, Highlights Need for Strong Program BOSTON — Today, 12 states and the District...
Dec 17, 2019
Latest / NewsOct 09, 2019

General Assembly moves likely to expand solar development in R.I.

“I don’t see how anyone can say this is a good outcome,” said Erika Niedowski, Rhode Island director for the Acadia Center,...
Oct 09, 2019
Latest / BlogJul 15, 2019

Rhode Island Legislature Punts on Climate: Smart Siting Legislation Languishes

Several state legislatures in the Northeast have gone big on climate in recent weeks. New York passed a sweeping climate plan pledging...
Jul 15, 2019
Latest / NewsMar 22, 2019

Herding cats: Controversy over the solar siting bill in Rhode Island

This approach appears to give a lot of leeway to towns and cities to make their own decisions about how to regulate...
Mar 22, 2019
Latest / BlogMar 14, 2019

Rhode Island Must Prioritize Solar Siting in 2019

Mar 14, 2019