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Energy Facility Siting Board

Agency Description

The Energy Facility Siting Board, established by Rhode Island General Laws 42-98-1 et seq. , is a part of state government and consists of three (3) members, the Chairman of the Public Utilities Commission, the Director of the Department of Environmental Management and the Associate Director of Administration for Planning. The Chairman of the Public Utilities Commission serves as the chairman of the Energy Facility Siting Board. The Board is the licensing and permitting authority for all licenses, which under any statute of the state or ordinance of any political subdivision of the state, would be required for siting, construction or alteration of a major energy facility in Rhode Island, except for licenses, issued by the Department of Environmental Management under the delegated authority of federal law of Chapter 2-1 of the Rhode Island General Laws, or licenses issued by the Coastal Resources Management Council under Chapter 46-23 of the Rhode Island General Laws.

Office

The principal office of the Board is located at the Public Utilities Commission, 89 Jefferson Boulevard, Warwick, RI 02888. All communication to the Board should be sent to: Coordinator, Energy Facility Siting Board, 89 Jefferson Boulevard, Warwick, RI 02888, unless otherwise specifically directed.

Current Dockets:

SB 2014-01 - The Narragansett Electric Company d/b/a National Grid-G-185S 115kV Transmission Line Reconductoring Project

SB 2013-2 - Narragansett Electric Co. Intent to Construct 115kV Loop Line in Cumberland (Highland Drive Substation)

SB 2003-01 - E183 Transmission Line Relocation Project - A/C I-195 Relocation

Recently Concluded Dockets:

SB 2013-1 Intent to Construct a 115kV loop line (Shun Pike Substation Tap)

SB 2012-1 - Interstate Reliability Project - National Grid

SB 2008-02 - Rhode Island Reliability Project - National Grid

SB 2009-01 - Rhode Island LFG Genco, LLC an Affiliate of Ridgewood Renewable Power, LLC Proposed Power Line Construction Project

SB 2010-01 - Proposed Access to Public Records Regulation (Approved at Open Meeting June 29, 2010)

Other Orders

Narragansett Electric Co. - EFSB Order No. 59 approving Narragansett Electric d/b/a National Grid request for a licence and alter to construct proposed Southern Transmission Project. Order issued 3/13/07.

Order Archives

Recently Concluded Rulemaking

Access to Public Records Regulation - Effective August 5, 2010

 


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