Gotham Greens Expands to New England

Soon, we’ll be able to eat locally grown lettuce year-round sprouted at a facility that once was an industrial wasteland. Gotham Greens is constructing a $12.5 million, 110,000-square-foot high-tech greenhouse facility that will produce 10 million heads annually of lettuce and leafy greens grown with minimal environmental impact. The greenhouse will use advanced growing... read more »

Construction of Wind Farm Begins in Johnston, RI

Green Development LLC, a renewable energy solutions firm located in North Kingstown, RI, has begun work on a seven-turbine, 21-megawatt onshore wind farm in Johnston, RI. The company also owns a 10-turbine, 15-megawatt wind farm in Coventry, RI and 1.5-megawatt turbines in North Kingstown and Portsmouth. The $100-million wind farm will be located near... read more »

Q&A with Steve Kohm, Civil Engineer

Q: What were you doing prior to joining DiPrete Engineering? How did you decide to become a Civil Engineer? A: Before joining DiPrete Engineering I was working at the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, DC on a variety of remediation and land revitalization projects. I decided to become a Civil Engineer because I wanted to... read more »

The Sun is Shining on Solar Power in RI and MA

Solar development projects in the states of Massachusetts and Rhode Island are increasing at a substantial rate. The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) documents the progress states make on efficiency measures. ACEEE ranks states in six categories including State Government initiatives, building energy codes, utility incentives, combined heat and power, transportation, and appliance... read more »