R.I. schools to buy electricity from hydro dam on Blackstone River

A group of private schools in Rhode Island have agreed to purchase clean power from a small hydroelectric facility on the Blackstone River.

Seven schools and an industrial arts center have announced that they will buy electricity from the 1.6-megawatt Pawtucket Hydroelectric Facility at the Bridge Mill Power Station on the Blackstone River. The 20-year net-metering deal is with Gravity Renewables, an entity that purchased the hydro dam in 2014.

The consortium involved in the power purchase agreement…


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