Energy

R.I. wind farm heartens backers

Supporters say operation a fresh start for clean energy

Subscriber onlyA few miles off the coast of Block Island, R.I., a small flotilla has been gathering: crane vessels, tugboats and barges that began last week installing the 1,500-ton foundations of the nation's first commercial-scale offshore wind farm. Continue reading...

Prime potential

Clean, green, sustainable, renewable - all these terms reflect a conscious practice of using energy effectively that also lowers the impact on the environment. Once considered a progressive movement, alternative energy sources such as wind, solar, and biofuel are becoming a practical method to save money and spare limited resources. Continue reading...

Tips for living green

There are numerous low-cost ways to live a more eco-friendly life. In fact, being conscious about energy consumption can actually put money in the bank. Continue reading...