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Welcome to the Office of Energy Resources website. The mission of the OER is to lead Rhode Island to a secure, cost-effective, and sustainable energy future. Please explore our website to learn more about Rhode Island's energy programs and to find out what you can do to make smart energy choices. Questions? Email us! firstname.lastname@example.org
December 6, 2016: OER awards $300,000 to Support Municipal LED Streetlights in Providence
September 30, 2016: GOVERNOR RAIMONDO KICKS OFF NATIONAL ENERGY AWARENESS MONTH
September 21, 2016: OER has posted the Commercial Tangible Tax Value for Commercial Renewable Energy System - Rules and Regulations for a 30 day public comment period. Please click here for the notice and here for a copy of the rules and regulations.
April 13, 2016: OER Announces the 2016 Clean Energy Jobs Report
April 6, 2016: OER Announces New Energy Efficiency Program for Block Island
March 31, 2016: OER, Partners Build on Efforts to Grow RI's Clean Energy Economy
January 29, 2016: OER has announced the availability of $200,000 in incentives for Rhode Island residents that purchase or lease a new electric vehicle (EV) from a licensed Rhode Island franchised automobile dealer.
January 14, 2016: Public Meeting Announcement: Large-Scale Land-Based Wind Siting Guidelines- OER invites you to offer feedback on newly drafted land-based wind siting guidelines. Please see the proposed guidelines and public meeting invitation here.
January 11, 2016: Increased Incentives Available For Municipal LED Streetlight Energy Efficiency Program - $1,525,000.00 in financial incentives available for qualified municipalities seeking to reduce energy consumption and costs through the installation of LED streetlights and control technologies.
October 8, 2015: State Announces 7 New Communities for Solarize RI
August 21, 2015: Announcing Block Island Saves! The Office of Energy Resources (OER) is helping residents and businesses in the Town of New Shoreham (Block Island) to become more energy efficient. Click here to learn more
June 25, 2015: New Report Applauds Rhode Island's Clean Energy Programs