People’s Power & Light
By Steve Ahlquist on June 28, 2017
Why is the General Assembly seemingly so intent on destroying a program that works so well at reducing energy costs and greenhouse gasses?
Posted in Business, Climate, Corporate Greed, Economics, Energy, Featured, Infrastructure, National News, News, Rhode Island, State House, Video | Tagged 2006 Comprehensive Energy Conservation Efficiency and Reliability Act, Abigail Anthony, Acadia Center, Arthur Corvese, CLF, Conservation Law Foundation, Douglas Gablinske, energy efficiency, General Assembly, Jerry Elmer, Kat Burnham, Michael Ryan, national grid, Nicholas Mattiello, OER, Office of Energy Resources, People’s Power & Light, People’s Power and Light, Public Utilities Commission, puc, Rhode Island House of Representatives, Robert Jacquard, Senate Commerce, TEC-RI | Leave a response
$12.5 million plunder of Energy Efficiency Fund threatens to hurt consumers and economy says environmental groups
By Steve Ahlquist on June 22, 2017
“…these are not state funds, they are rate-payer funds collected specifically to bring much-needed energy savings to all Rhode Islanders. Diverting the funds from the efficiency programs will cost Rhode Island ratepayers more money.”
Posted in Class Warfare, Climate, Energy, Featured, Rhode Island, State House, Taxes, Water | Tagged 2018 RI State Budget, Acadia Center, Energy Efficiency & Resource Management Council, Erika Niedowski, General Assembly, Larry Chretien, People’s Power & Light, PP&L, Rhode Island’s Least Cost Procurement law | Leave a response
By Priscilla De La Cruz on August 3, 2016
Why should consumers take on the long-term risk of a new, unnecessary natural gas pipeline?
Posted in Activism, Class Warfare, Climate, Corporate Greed, Energy, Featured, Infrastructure, News, Rhode Island, Video | Tagged Access Northeast, national grid, People’s Power & Light, Priscilla De La Cruz | 4 Responses
By Steve Ahlquist on February 24, 2015
Kathy Martley, of Burrillville Against Spectra Expansion, was blunt about the potential environmental impacts, saying, “Burrillville is Rhode Island’s sacrifice zone.”
Posted in Activism, Climate, Corporate Greed, Featured | Tagged BASE, burrillville, domestic violence, fang, jack reed, Just Transition, Kathy Martley, People’s Power & Light, RISCC, Sacrifice Zones, Sheldon Whitehouse, Sherrie Andre, spectra pipeline, Wallum Lake | Leave a response