11 Aug '17, 7pm

"The bills we are celebrating today are good for both the environment and the economy."

On Wednesday, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, D-R.I., ceremoniously signed into law several bills supporting the growth of clean energy in Rhode Island. The governor was joined by State Energy Commissioner Carol Grant, Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit and members of the General Assembly. The ceremonial bill signing took place in front of a ground-mounted solar array at the Quonset Business Park. The Quonset Development Corporation (QDC), which runs the park, is currently working on a new 400,000-square-foot rooftop solar array and a separate land-based array on Davisville Road that will generate enough power to meet the full energy needs for the agency. Once complete, the green energy project will produce approximately 2 million kWh of energy. “We have made so much progress toward our clean energy and environmental goals, and this legislation will help us ...

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