RGGI is helping Rhode Island reduce carbon pollution through deployment of clean energy and energy efficiency measures. As of September 2016, Rhode Island received $54 million in cumulative proceeds.
HOW DOES RGGI USE ITs PROCEEDs?
Through 2014, Rhode Island invested $14.5 million in RGGI auction proceeds. These proceeds have been invested in energy efficiency programs across the state. Programs in effect are aimed at delivering energy savings to state and municipal facilities, public and private schools, community buildings, farms as well as residential homes.
RGGI proceeds are helping Rhode Island increase clean energy adoption across the state.
According to a recent report, in the period from 2012-2014 alone, the RGGI program led to $16.6 million of economic value in Rhode Island.