Important Links

Rhode Island Energy Laws

The following links provide information about energy laws that have been enacted over the last decade.


  1. The Rhode Island Energy Resources Act
  2. Distributed Generation Standard Contracts Program
  3. Renewable Energy Standard
  4. Long Term Contracting
  5. Net-Metering
  6. System Reliability and Least-Cost Procurement
  7. Revenue Decoupling
  8. Distributed Generation Guidelines
  9. 2014 Enacted Energy Legislation

For further information or questions about the state's different energy laws, please contact:

Chris Kearns
Office of Energy Resources
401-574-9113
christopher.kearns@energy.ri.gov