Rhode Island - Green Power Purchasing (Rhode Island)

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Rules Regulations Policies Program

Place Rhode Island

Name Rhode Island - Green Power Purchasing
Incentive Type Green Power Purchasing
Applicable Sector State Government
Eligible Technologies Wind, Hydroelectric
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs

Percent Renewables Goal: 20% by 2011

Date added to DSIRE 2006-09-26
Last DSIRE Review 2009-01-22

References DSIRE[1]


In January 2006, Rhode Island’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.

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Executive Order 06-02
Date Effective 2006-01-12
Date Enacted 2006-01-12

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Andrew Dzykewicz
Department Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources

Address One Capitol Hill

Place Providence, Rhode Island
Zip/Postal Code 02908-5890
Phone (401) 222-7524

Website http://www.energy.ri.gov

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"