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Friday, June 23, 2017

R.I. has highest CO2 emission rate in New England/PBN

Well,I must say this surprised us.  RI has a good track record around emission reductions and improvements in general Eco protection.  Why, then, are they lagging on CO2 rates?

We can bring you part of the story, but the rest is on PBN.  Our speculation centers on a single, dominate utility/buyer of power and their quest to control market rates.

RHODE ISLAND RANKED worst in New England for CO2 emission rate in the 2017 Benchmarking Air Emissions report on 2015 emissions. /COURTESY M.J. BRADLEY & ASSOCIATES LLC 

RHODE ISLAND RANKED worst in New England for CO2 emission rate in the 2017 Benchmarking Air Emissions report on 2015 emissions. /COURTESY M.J. BRADLEY & ASSOCIATES LLC
PROVIDENCE - Rhode Island had the highest carbon dioxide emission relative to electricity generation in New England, according to a new report called "Benchmarking Air Emissions." The report, commissioned by a coalition of energy companies, banks and nonprofits, was released this month. It focused on carbon emissions of the nation’s 100 largest electricity generators during…

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