The Environment Council of Rhode Island (ECRI) strongly opposes the proposal to build a new, long-lived natural gas fueled electricity generator in Burrillville.
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Fossil Free Rhode Island spurs real action on runaway climate change, which poses a mortal threat to the biosphere of which the human species is a part. We seek to redress inequitable distribution of environmental burdens of both local and global impact. We believe that all institutions that serve the public good should divest from fossil fuels.
Permits the residential renewable energy system tax credit to be carried forward for an additional two (2) years.
Facilitates, promotes, and supports the creation of newly developed renewable energy resources. In addition, the act extends the distributed generation contracts program.
Adds a responsibility to the office of energy resources to collect all energy information regarding petroleum products, natural gas, and other fuels including price, inventory, and product delivery dates, amounts, and types of product sold, and other pertinent information.
Adds high light output double-ended quartz halogen lamp, tubular quartz and portable electric spa among the products sold or installed in the state for which a minimum efficiency standard must be met.
PACE, or Property-Assessed Clean Energy, creates a financing mechanism for homeowners for clean energy and energy efficiency improvements and allows them to repay the loan on their property taxes.
Would enact the Biodiesel Heating Oil Act of 2013, which would require that all heating oil sold in the state contain five percent (5%) of a bio-based product.
Establishes a procedure to allow municipalities to purchase, rather than rent, their street lights for the purpose of reducing municipal street lighting costs.