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Mission of the RI OER

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! energy.resources@energy.ri.gov

Recent News & Events

June 25th, 2015 New Report Applauds Rhode Island's Clean Energy Programs

June 18th, 2015 OER Releases MPA 509 to Furnish and Install Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment at State, Municipal, and Quasi-Public Agencies and State Colleges and Universities. For a copy of the MPA and instructions on how to apply, click here.

June 17th, 2015 Solar Opportunities Rise Following Success of Solarize Rhode Island

June 2nd, 2015 The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) has published a House Resolution Report addressing regulatory issues affecting electric vehicles. The resolution tasked OER with identifying regulatory issues and outlining a timeline and goals to address such issues. Click here for the press release and to learn more.

October 22nd, 2014 Rhode Island Ranks Third Most Energy Efficient State in the Nation! Click Here for a link to the press release.

August 14th, 2014 The OER announces energy legislation and resolutions that were passed by the General Assembly and signed by Governor Chafee during the 2014 session. Click here for a description of each!

July 24th, 2014 A final version of the study commissioned by the OER on the "Radiated Noise Measurements of Rhode Island Wind Turbines" has been posted for the public. Click here and scroll to the bottom of the page for more info.

May 9th, 2014 The OER and Commerce RI have released an Economic Jobs and Environmental Impact Study on the Distributed Generation Contracts and Renewable Energy Fund programs. Click here for a copy of the report.