Reducing Emissions

Want to help reduce GHG emissions in your own home, business, or community? Rhode Island offers many energy programs and incentives for residential customers, businesses, and municipalities. Visit OER’s website to learn more about energy efficiency, renewable energy, and clean transportation programs available in Rhode Island.

Here are some examples of relevant programs:

Lead by Example:
State Lead by Example Initiative

Renewable Energy:
Block Island Wind Farm: 1000 MW fact sheet (PDF) and profiles (upcoming)

Energy Efficiency:
Energy Efficiency Programs & Incentives

Clean Transportation:
DRIVE: Driving Rhode Island to Vehicle Electrification (DRIVE)
ChargeUP: Charge Up! - Rhode Island Public Sector Vehicle Electrification Incentive Program

Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (for mitigation)

Reducing Emissions in Municipalities:
Local Climate Action Framework: A Step-by-Step Implementation Guide