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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

December 15th, 2014 DEADLINE EXTENDED - The OER, in partnership with the EERMC and National Grid, are searching for candidates for the 2015 RI Clean Energy Future Awards. If you would like to nominate an individual, company, or organization, please click here to fill out an application and submit no later than January 16th 2015!

December 9th, 2014 The Office of Energy Resources has announced $1.3 million in funding for renewable energy projects at K-12 schools. Visit our Current RFPs page for more information.

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

October 15th, 2014 The OER, in partnership with the EERMC and National Grid, are searching for candidates for the 2015 RI Clean Energy Future Awards. If you would like to nominate an individual, company, or organization, please click here to fill out an application and submit no later than January 16th 2015!

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!

August 13th, 2014 September 15th - 20th is National Drive Electric Week! On September 20th the OER and it's affiliates will host a Drive Electric Day at Garden City Center. Visit the Drive Electric Week website to register!

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.

June 2nd, 2014 2014 RGGI Allocation Plan - Notice of Public Comment & Hearing Announced. For further information, visit the RGGI & Calendar Pages or click here for a copy of the announcement.

June 2nd, 2014 OER Announces Proposed 2014 Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Allocation Plan Click here for a copy of the proposal.

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.

April 22nd, 2014 The OER has just released it's 2013 Annual Performance and Financial Report. Click here for a copy or head to our "About" page to learn more!