Creating Jobs,

Boosting the Economy


“Both the construction and operations phases of the CREC involve a significant amount of out-of-state investment in Rhode Island, which economic theory and modeling indicates will lead to positive effect on businesses through increased spending and employment. The impacts on employment, earnings, and economic output from the CREC remain uniformly positive.”
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Good Jobs for Local Workers

During Construction Period: More than 300 well-paying jobs for laborers, construction workers, and craftsmen.

Upon Completion: More than two dozen highly-skilled workers will be hired for permanent, high-paying positions.


An Economic Engine

New England Leader: The Clear River Energy Center will put Rhode Island at the center of New England’s clean energy industry.

Local Economic Boost: The Clear River Energy Center will generate more than $100 million in tax revenue for the towns of Burrillville and Johnston.

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