Rhode Island does not produce or refine petroleum, but the Port of Providence is a regional hub for receiving transportation and heating fuel products. A pipeline connects the port to central Massachusetts.
Nearly all in-state electricity is generated with natural gas, which is supplied by pipeline from Connecticut and New York. An increasing amount of gas originates in Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale.
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Requires retail electricity providers to obtain 16% of power sold in the state from renewable resources by 2019.
Requires the statewide use of reformulated motor gasoline blended with ethanol to limit ozone formation.
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