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.
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…