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RMI TV: Best of Amory Lovins

 

The storage necessity myth: how to choreograph high-renewables electricity systems

This video was re-recorded by RMI to serve the energy community until its original version, delivered in the TED All-Stars session in Vancouver on 18 March 2014, is posted at ted.com. Copyright (c) 2014 Rocky Mountain Institute. Spreading this video for noncommercial use is permitted and encouraged. It's frequently said that variable wind and solar power endanger reliable electricity supply; and so we need either "baseload" fossil fuel-burning power plants, or breakthroughs in bulk storage. That's a myth. Amory Lovins explains why. WATCH VIDEO »

 

Solar power's rapid growth and the myth of storage breakthrough's necessity

This video was re-recorded by RMI to serve the energy community until its original version, delivered in the TED All-Stars session in Vancouver on 18 March 2014, is posted at ted.com. Copyright (c) 2014 Rocky Mountain Institute. Spreading this video for noncommercial use is permitted and encouraged. Amory Lovins' TED-talks on Reinventing Fire and Winning the Oil-End Game have collectively had more than one million views. To celebrate, TED invited Amory to its 2014 TED Global conference in Vancouver, Canada, to give an update on the energy transition. In this re-recording by RMI, Amory shares how solar power worldwide is now growing faster than cellphones, and debunks the myth that a reliable electricity supply from mostly or wholly renewable resources will need giant "baseload" power stations or a breakthrough in cheap electrical storage. WATCH VIDEO »

 

Solar power's growth: why renewables are taking over

This video was re-recorded by RMI to serve the energy community until its original version, delivered in the TED All-Stars session in Vancouver on 18 March 2014, is posted at ted.com. Copyright (c) 2014 Rocky Mountain Institute. Spreading this video for noncommercial use is permitted and encouraged. Solar power worldwide is growing faster than cellphones. In this video, Amory Lovins explains how since 2008, half the world's new electricity generating capacity has been renewable, and why the lower cost, lower risk, and scalable mass-production of modular technologies like wind turbines and solar panels is outcompeting central power stations in the world market. WATCH VIDEO »

 

40 Years of Fossil Fuel Consequences

Amory Lovins discusses what the oil embargo 40 years ago taught us about our fossil fuel habit, and how RMI has worked for 30+ years to end run institutional gridlock to create a clean, prosperous, and secure energy future. For more information on RMI, please visit http://www.rmi.org Special thanks to T3Media.com for archival footage. WATCH VIDEO »

 

A Conversation with Amory Lovins and Jules Kortenhorst

Two visionary leaders sit down to talk in a wide ranging discussion about how RMI has worked the energy challenge for more than 30 years, and how important our donors are to our success. Listen to Lovins and Kortenhorst explain how the foremost challenge of our time must be solved "from the bottom up"—not through top-down government edict but via the private sector and the power of the marketplace. Help us with our mission and donate today! /cleanenergyfuture WATCH VIDEO »

 

Exploring Solar, Efficiency, Gas and More with Amory Lovins and Joel Makower

A discussion on energy trends and choices with the energy analyst Amory B. Lovins and green business maven Joel Makower. WATCH VIDEO »

 

The Sustainable Operations Summit 2012: How to Get the United States Off Oil and Coal by 2050

At the 2012 Sustainable Operations Summit, Amory gave a truly eye-opening presentation that highlighted themes from his most recent book: Reinventing Fire: Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era. In his talk, Amory explained how the United States can get completely off oil and coal by 2050 and save $5 trillion, with no act of congress; led by business, for profit! The genius of Amory’s blueprint for energy independence is that it is “Designed and Driven by the C-suite…not K-Street”. WATCH VIDEO »

 

The Sustainable Operations Summit 2012: Amory Lovins in Conversation with Andrew Winston

Amory Lovins in Conversation with Andrew Winston at the 2012 Sustainable Operations Summit. WATCH VIDEO »

 

Amory Lovins: Reinventing Fire Talk at The Institute for Energy Efficiency

Amory Lovins discusses topics from his latest book: "Reinventing Fire: Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era." WATCH VIDEO »

 

Amory Lovins: A 40-year plan for energy

Amory Lovins gives a TED talk—Spring 2012. WATCH VIDEO »