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RIHousing, OER, and Rhode Island Energy Extend Deadline for Zero Energy for the Ocean State Program - Deadline to submit proposals for energy efficient housing extended to August 31

PROVIDENCE, RI – RIHousing, the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) and Rhode Island Energy (RIE) today announced the extension of the 2023 Zero Energy for the Ocean State (ZEOS) Program. The extension will allow additional developers to submit proposals for a competitive round of funding for grants of up to $500,000 to design and construct affordable, energy efficient housing for low- and moderate-income Rhode Islanders. Applicants will now have until 5:00 p.m. on August 31, 2023, to submit a proposal. ...

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McKee Administration Recognizes Clean Energy Achievements Across Public Sector at 6th Annual Lead by Example Awards – Governor McKee signs executive order updating state agency clean energy goals

PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee, House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi, Senate Environment & Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Alana M. DiMario, and and Acting State Energy Commissioner Chris Kearns on Tuesday recognized 19 state and quasi-government agencies, municipalities, and public schools for their renewable energy and energy efficiency achievements at its sixth Annual Lead by Example Clean Energy Awards ceremony. ...

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McKee Administration Announces RFP for Phase 1 of National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Formula Program

PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources, in partnership with the Rhode Island Department of Transportation and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, today released a Request for Proposals for Phase 1 of the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program. Phase 1 aims to implement four new electric vehicle DC Fast Chargers (Level 3) off the Alternative Fuel Corridor along Interstate 95. ...

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