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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

February 10, 2016: OER & the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank announce the Efficient Buildings Fund Project Priority List. Click here to learn more!

February 5, 2016: Public Notice: Clean Power Plan Community Workshop being held on Friday, March 11th from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Click to learn more!

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.

November 2, 2015: Notice of Public Hearing & Comment Concerning Proposed "Rules and Regulations for the Efficient Buildings Fund Project Priority List".

October 26, 2015: The OER has released a draft of the Rhode Island Zero Emission Vehicle Action Plan for public comment. Click here to learn more.

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

July 22, 2015: OER, Pascoag Utility District Partner on LED Streetlight Conversion

July 20, 2015: OER Releases RFP#7549751 to provide grant funding for Level II electric vehicle charging equipment ("EVSE") at private institutions and non-profit entities. For a copy of the RFP and instructions on how to apply, click here

July 20, 2015: OER Announces Plan to Invest in Clean Energy, Reduce Energy Costs

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