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- Rhode Island is one of only two states in the United States without coal-fired electricity generation.
- Rhode Island’s Port of Providence is one of two deep-water ports in New England, and it is a key regional transportation and heating fuel products hub.
- Natural gas fueled 95% of Rhode Island's net electricity generation in 2015.
- The first U.S. offshore wind facility is under construction three miles off Rhode Island's Block Island. The five 6-megawatt turbines are expected to begin operation in late 2016.
- Rhode Island is the second-lowest emitter of carbon dioxide across all sectors among all states.
Last Updated: June 16, 2016
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