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Office of Energy Resources and Rhode Island Commerce Renewable Energy Fund announce Clean Energy Internship Program efforts to enhance diversity in the workforce
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Office of Energy Resources (OER) and the Renewable Energy Fund (REF) at RI Commerce are making strides to incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion measures in the RI Clean Energy Internship Program. OER and REF have partnered with Browning...
PROVIDENCE, RI — Rhode Island Commerce announces the state’s new tourism marketing campaign, “All That.” With the intention of driving occupancy throughout the Ocean State and bringing revenue into communities, the integrated marketing campaign will showcase Rhode...
Governor McKee and Rhode Island Commerce Launch New Grant Program to Help Reduce Energy Costs for Small Businesses
PROVIDENCE, RI — Today Governor Dan McKee and Rhode Island Commerce announced the launch of the RI Rebounds Energy Efficiency Program - a new grant program to help small businesses reduce their energy costs. The program reimburses small businesses up to $10,000 for...