PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (Infrastructure Bank) today announced more than $3 million in financing and loan forgiveness for safe drinking water upgrade projects for 5 small and community water system providers across the state. The projects are being financed via the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) program, which provides below-market interest rate loans to community public water systems, nonprofit noncommunity public water systems, privately organized water suppliers, and local governmental units to complete water infrastructure projects.
Rhode Island C-PACE Financed Projects in North Kingstown, South Kingstown, and Westerly
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (Infrastructure Bank) today announced three energy efficiency construction projects receiving a total of more than $1.7 million in financing through the Bank’s innovative Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program:
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank and The Nature Conservancy are proud to announce the opening of the application period for the 2021 Municipal Resilience Program (MRP). Building off the program’s success over the past two years, the Municipal Resilience Program aims to equip municipalities with the tools necessary to assess their vulnerability to climate change, while providing the necessary funding to take on specific community resilience projects.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank announced $1,500,000 in action grants for participants of the 2020 Resilient Rhody Municipal Resilience Program (MRP). Communities prioritized local actions through the program and will now use grant funds for implementation of projects that will increase their climate resilience.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. –Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (Bank) today announced that infrastructure expert and respected business leader Vahid Ownjazayeri will serve as new Board Chair, taking over for outgoing Chair Merrill Sherman after six years of service to the Bank.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (Infrastructure Bank) today announced the promotion of Shaun O'Rourke to Managing Director, Program and Business Development. Mr. O’Rourke assumes the new role after 4 years serving as the Infrastructure Bank’s Director of Stormwater and Resiliency. He is replacing Michael Baer, who is leaving to pursue a new position in the private sector after 6 years of service to the Infrastructure Bank.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (Infrastructure Bank) announced $1.9 million in principal forgiveness loans through the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) for small water systems in Tiverton, Chepachet, and Richmond. Upon completion, the three projects will improve water quality, system resilience and lessen the financial burden on the communities.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank proudly announces the closing of $327,584 in financing for Green Line Apothecary in Providence. Through the Bank’s Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program, the building owner was able to borrow against energy efficiency measures previously installed while increasing liquidity during a challenging economic environment.
Cities and towns will implement specific projects
to address the impacts of climate change
PROVIDENCE, RI – Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank announced $1,000,000 in action grants for inaugural participants of the Municipal Resilience Program (MRP). Through the program, five communities developed climate resilience plans with prioritized local actions and will now use the grant funds for implementation.
PROVIDENCE, RI – Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank presented $7.8 million in savings to 26 municipalities and utilities today as a part of its annual Legislative Day at the State House. The Bank also announced the next round of participants in the Municipal Resilience Program, which includes Bristol, Providence, Woonsocket, Little Compton, Warwick, and regional partnerships from Pawtucket/Central Falls and Newport/Middletown.