On-Going Projects and Case Studies


LED Streetlights

Replacing traditional high-pressure sodium (HPS) street lighting with energy-efficient light-emitting diodes (LEDs) offers numerous benefits, including energy savings, lighting control, reduced maintenance, enhanced quality, and reduced greenhouse gas emissions. Click here to learn more about OER’s LED streetlight initiatives.


OER and the Division of Purchases have pursued a means of providing access and encouraging the use of biofuels across State agencies and fleets. Click here to learn more.

Clean Energy Grant Incentive Program

The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) is pleased to announce the availability of $1,500,000 in financial incentives to support the adoption of clean, renewable solar energy projects by State Agencies and Public Colleges & Universities. Such projects offer the potential to generate long term energy savings, reduce energy price volatility, shrink carbon footprints, and support the local clean energy economy. For more information or to apply, click here.

Stretch Code Development

OER is coordinating with partners to establish a voluntary or "stretch building code" that is based on the International Green Construction Code by 2017. Click here to learn more.

Energy Procurement

OER is supporting competitive energy supply procurement processes for all Executive agency, Judicial, and RIC/CCRI utility accounts. Click here to learn more.

For more information on on-going projects and case studies, please contact George Sfinarolakis at george.sfinarolakis@energy.ri.gov.