Energy Profiles

  • Road to 1000 MW: Embrace Home Loans first to use C-PACE | July 2018
    c-pace embrace building

    Embrace Home Loans in Middletown, RI, one of Rhode Island’s fastest-growing companies, now has another claim to fame – it is the first company to complete a solar project using the new Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy program (C-PACE).

  • Lead by Example: Rhode Island College completes first phase of campus-wide energy efficiency project | July 2018
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    Rhode Island College, serving over 9,000 students in Providence, has recently completed the first phase of a two-year $14 million project to upgrade 41 buildings and campus infrastructure. The total project is expected to save more than $1,600,000 in energy costs annually for the next 15 years.

  • Road to 1000 MW: Church Community net-zero home | July 2018
    Net zero home

    The  Church Community Housing Corporation (CCHC) is dedicated to helping low and moderate income people in Newport County to live in safe, decent, affordable housing and neighborhoods. The  organization provides housing through rental, home ownership, rehabilitation, preservation and other means.

  • Company Profile: RI-based ADI assists with RIC efficiency project | July 2018
    Crane and cooling tower

    ADI Energy is one of the proud, Rhode Island firms to work on the RIC efficiency improvement project. Founded in 2002 by URI graduate John Rizzo, ADI designs, engineers and installs energy efficient infrastructure solutions throughout the US. Since its founding, ADI has become a local success story and was ranked in Inc 5000’s list of “Fastest Growing Private Companies in America” for five years.

  • Lead by Example: Rhode Island Army National Guard Cuts Energy Use | July 2018
    Helicopter in hanger

    The Rhode Island Army National Guard (RIARNG) has been busy since 2016, replacing inefficient, dated lighting with state-of-the-art LED fixtures in its facilities statewide. The new LED fixtures feature occupancy and daylight sensors to ensure that they are turned off when they are not needed to help conserve energy.

  • Lead by Example: New Veterans Home features 47.3 kW rooftop solar array | July 2018
    Veterans Home

    On Veterans Day, hundreds of people from all over Rhode Island gathered to celebrate the grand opening of the new Veterans Home in Bristol. The new state-of-the-art facility, which houses 208 veterans, replaces the previous Veterans Home built in 1955.

  • Road to 1000 MW: Rocky Hill School uses solar panels as a teaching tool | July 2018
    rocky hill school

    This month, we are highlighting the Rocky Hill School in Warwick, which not only has a rooftop solar array generating clean power for the building, but also uses the array in the classroom as an educational tool.
    The project, installed by Newport Renewables on the Alan Flynn Jr. Upper School Building, includes 120 solar panels, which produces 41,000 kWh/year.