Emma Rodvien

State coastal engineer alleges SouthCoast Wind developer lied to energy regulators

BY: - July 6, 2023

Financial headwinds aren’t the only obstacle a Massachusetts offshore wind farm developer must overcome to secure critical approvals from Rhode Island regulators. SouthCoast Wind Energy LLC is also facing new allegations that it lied to one state regulator about the progress achieved in its application to another state agency.  David Ciochetto, an engineer with the […]

State energy regulators to vote Wednesday on $60M transmission line project

BY: - April 18, 2023

Rhode Island’s 30-year-old power lines are no match for the millions of volts of wind-powered electricity expected to be coursing through them in two years. Which is why the developers of the 700-megawatt Revolution Wind farm want to spend nearly $60 million to upgrade a nine-mile section of transmission lines. First, they need the go-ahead […]