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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 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!

January 22nd, 2014 The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation has announced their first Commercial Scale Funding Program. Click here for more information.

December 19th, 2013 A final version of the study commissioned by the OER on the "Effects of Wind Turbines on Property Values in Rhode Island" has been posted for the public. Click here and scroll to the bottom of the page for more info.

November 20th, 2013 Notice of Rule Making and Public Hearing for the Renewable Energy Fund, PY 2014 - 2016

November 20th, 2013 2013 Draft RGGI Plan and Notice of Public Comment/Hearing released

November 13th, 2013 RI Ranks 6th Place in the Country in American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy's Scorecard