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Rhode Island Commits to 100% Renewable Energy by 2030 (First US State)

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In her annual State of the State speech to lawmakers, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo signed an executive order this month calling for an end to fossil fuel reliance by 2030.  The action makes Rhode Island the first state in America to plan 100% renewable electricity within a decade. 

Raimondo also called for the state’s Office of Energy Resources to analyze the state’s economy and energy markets by the end of the year in order to map out the steps needed to reach the ambitious goal.  


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