Creation Care — Rhode Island

Rhode Island Energy Efficiency Resources

State of Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources

Weatherization for Low Income residents

Community Action Agencies
Rhode Island has seven Community Action Agencies helping with heating costs and free weatherization for low income residents of all Rhode Island towns.

Electric Vehicles

RI state electric vehicle incentives

Remember there are federal incentives for Electric Vehicles (EV) as well as state incentives. Federal incentives 

Free Energy Audits and Rebates

Rhode Island utility companies offer free energy audits and other rebates, check with the utility company serving your home, church or business. Find a list of providers

If you are a house of worship or parsonage:

  1. Contact the Massachusetts Interfaith Power and Light group which has a lot of advice for houses of worship or parsonages to save energy, do energy audits or more advanced energy efficiency solutions like weatherization, heat pumps, or solar. Go to the “ACT” page for advice and simple to more advanced solutions. 
  2. Check out the National Interfaith Power and Light website, which has information for houses of worship going solar.

If you are retired clergy:

The Preachers' Aid Society of New England allows you to draw up to $15,000, over ten years in very low interests loans to help you make your retirement home more efficient. Many things from window shades to heat pumps and solar qualify. Learn more