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Rhode Island Solar Panels: Pricing and Incentives

Rhode Island brings to mind images of warm, sunny days on the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. And, with 200 to 210 days of sunshine each year, Rhode Island is an ideal state for those who are interested in investing in home solar panels.


Rhode Island State Profile and Energy Estimates

Rhode Island’s mainland wraps around Narragansett Bay with its many islands. Called the Ocean State, Rhode Island is one-third water and includes Block Island further offshore, as well as one of New England’s deepwater ports at Providence. Rhode Island summers are typically temperate, particularly in the ocean-moderated areas. Heavy snows can occur in winter, especially in the western third of the state where the terrain rises to 800 feet above sea level.


Climate Literacy

It is essential for all Rhode Islanders to have a general understanding of the influence climate and weather has on human society, and how human actions influence climate and weather patterns. It is also important to understand local climate change effects and how Rhode Island fits into national and international climate change trends. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) describes people who are “climate literate” as those who


New Report Calls for Building a Climate Resilient Providence

 The city’s vulnerabilities to climate change, including the risk from storm surge, sea-level rise, and more frequent and intense rains, are urgent and will increase in the next decade to unmanageable levels, according to a new report from the Providence Resilience Partnership (PRP).


The Impacts of Climate Change and the Trump Administration’s Anti-Environmental Agenda in Rhode Island

Between 2017 and 2019, Rhode Island experienced two severe winter storms. The damages of these events led to losses of at least $1 billion.


State-by-State: Climate Change in Rhode Island

Rhode Island is vulnerable to increasing temperatures, floods and droughts, and coastal flooding


Local Efforts to Address Climate Crisis Make Difference

During a weeklong bonus session of the General Assembly in September 2017, both the House and Senate approved bills that require Rhode Island municipal planning board members to undergo training related to the impacts of sea-level rise and building in floodplains.