In January 2006, Rhode Islandâ€™s governor established a goal for the state government to buy 15% of its electricity from renewable-energy resources by 2016. In September 2006, the goal was accelerated to 20% by 2011. The Office of the Governor anticipates that qualifying electricity will be generated by wind turbines and hydropower facilities.
|Incentive Type:||Green Power Purchasing|
|Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:||
|Renewables % or Amount:||Goal: 20% by 2011|
|Name:||Executive Order 06-02|
|Organization:||Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources|
One Capitol Hill
Providence RI 02908-5890
This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.
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