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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
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
Rhode Island's 3rd Annual National Drive Electric Week will be Saturday, September 10th from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM at Garden City Center. Come experience Electric Vehicles (EVs) firsthand! Dealer and industry representatives will be available offering free ride and drives and learning sessions. Already own an EV? Come down and pop your hood with other local drivers and help spread the word on the great benefits these cars can offer. There is charging available on site and the event is free and open to the public! For more information and to register, please click here or visit www.driveelectricweek.org.