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June 17, 2024

Rhode Island Senate (RI Senate)

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Rhode Island Governor’s OSW Procurement Proposal Passes Legislature
The Rhode Island legislature passed Gov. Dan McKee’s proposed legislation for a new OSW procurement, increasing the maximum amount from 600 MW to 1 GW.
RI Poised to Enact Nation’s Most Ambitious Renewables Standard
Supporters of a bill to increase the Rhode Island Renewable Energy Standard to 100% by 2033 expect Gov. Dan McKee to sign it into law.
Climate Jobs Rhode Island
Rhode Island Senate Set to Vote on 100% Renewables Bill
A bill before the Rhode Island legislature would increase the state’s current 38%-by-2035 Renewable Energy Standard to 100% by 2033.
Charlie Walker, CC BY-SA-2.0, via Wikimedia
Rhode Island Governor Steps up Pace of State Climate Council
At Gov. Dan McKee’s request, Rhode Island’s climate council will move from quarterly to monthly meetings.
Gov. Dan McKee via Twitter
Rhode Island Advocates Say State is Slow to ‘Act on Climate’
The Nature Conservancy says its legislative priorities for Rhode Island next year include setting a 100% renewable energy target and authorizing the TCI-P.
ChargePoint
Rhode Island’s TCI-P Bill Stalls at End of Legislative Session
A special legislative session later this year offers an opportunity for the Rhode Island House to pass a TCI-enabling bill backed by the Senate in June.
Rhode Island Makes 2050 Net-zero Target Legally Binding
Gov. Dan McKee has signed a law that commits Rhode Island to a 2050 net-zero emissions target and updates interim targets for 2030 and 2040.
Act on Climate Heads to RI Gov.’s Desk
The Act on Climate, which sets legally binding emission-reduction targets for Rhode Island, is now headed to the governor's desk.
RI Senate Passes Bill with Enforceable Emissions Targets
The Rhode Island Senate passed a bill that would strengthen the state’s emission-reduction targets and make them legally binding.

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