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Latest Announcements from RMI

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Corporate Renewable Energy Procurement Makes Significant Gains in 2017—April 18, 2018.

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Mayreau Microgrid Project Kicks Off—April 17, 2018.

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Rocky Mountain Institute Issues New Report on Green Mountain Power: Customer-Centric Energy Transformation—April 17, 2018.

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Rocky Mountain Institute Supporting National Effort to Understand Solar Energy Use in Addressing Reliability and Resiliency Challenges—April 10, 2018.

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Real Estate Investors And Owners Can Capture $290B With Simple, Scalable Approach To Building Energy Upgrades-March 19, 2018

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Rocky Mountain Institute and Nigeria's Rural Electrification Agency to launch roadmap for electricity minigrid market—March 16, 2018.

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New Study: Renewables Save Carbon Faster than Nuclear Power—March 7, 2018.

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Key Players Convene to Fast Track Minigrid Market Implementation—March 6, 2018.

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The British Virgin Islands Advance toward a More Resilient, Reliable Energy Future—March 1, 2018.

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2018 Solar Cost Reductions Will Offset Impact of New Tariffs on Panel Prices—January 23, 2018.

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Utility Business Models Must Evolve to Meet Modern Needs and Opportunities, New Rocky Mountain Institute Report Says—January 17, 2018.

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Clinton Foundation, Rocky Mountain Institute to Coordinate Renewable Energy Push in Barbuda—January 17, 2018.

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Rocky Mountain Institute Issues Request for Proposals for Solar Photovoltaics and Battery Storage in Texas—January 5, 2018.

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VINLEC Signs Contract to Construct First Solar-Battery Storage Microgrid System in the Grenadines—December 21, 2017.

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Rocky Mountain Institute Welcomes Rachel Kyte and Dennis McGinn to its Board of Trustees—December 20, 2017.

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Obituary: Maurice Meehan—December 19, 2017.

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New Mexico Cooperative Signs Record-Low U.S. Contract for Distributed Solar Energy—December 18, 2017.

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New Analysis Finds $9.2B Off-Grid Electrification Opportunity in Nigeria Presented at Africa Action Learning Event on Scaling Minigrids—December 11, 2017.

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RMI Case Study Showcases Successful Aggregation Of Corporate Renewable Energy Demand—December 7, 2017.

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DS Virgin Racing Launches Race Against Climate Change Initiative—December 1, 2017.

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Gas Majors Commit to Methane Reductions—November 22, 2017.

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NITI Aayog and Rocky Mountain Institute Identify Pathways to Transform India's Mobility System—November 22, 2017.

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NITI Aayog and Rocky Mountain Institute Open a Grand Challenge to Select Mobility Lighthouse City—November 22, 2017.

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WattTime and Microsoft Give European Consumers the Power to Choose the Cleanest Energy in Real Time—November 20, 2017.

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Renewable Energy Brings New Life to Old Mining Sites, Finds Rocky Mountain Institute—November 17, 2017.

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Rocky Mountain Institute Reveals 22 Actions for Cities Globally to Move Toward Climate-Neutrality and See Results Within a Year—November 11, 2017

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Rocky Mountain Institute joins The Good Traveler carbon-reduction program with mission to scale impact—November 9, 2017

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Banks Explore Challenges Decarbonization Poses to Ship Finance—November 8, 2017

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RMI's Business Renewables Center Launches Renewable Energy "Buyers Roadmap" Software Platform—November 2, 2017

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Residential-PACE Unlocks $33 Billion to Rebuild America's Cities Finds Rocky Mountain Institute—October 5, 2017

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Electric Vehicle Market Growth At Risk Due to Slow Build-Out of Charging Network—October 3, 2017

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Rocky Mountain Institute-Carbon War Room and Clinton Climate Initiative Facilitate Groundbreaking for Solar Farm in Saint Lucia—September 29, 2017

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Rocky Mountain Institute Announces Leading-Edge Topics for 2017 e-Lab Summit Convening—September 28, 2017

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Run on Less proves available techs could unlock $24 billion for N.A. trucking—September 24, 2017

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Geneva Airport is first to advance Carbon War Room-SkyNRG 'Airport Approach'—September 18, 2017

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Rocky Mountain Institute Expands Capabilities with Corporate Renewable Energy Expert, Miranda Ballentine—August 24, 2017

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RMI's response to the Department of Energy's newly released grid reliability/resilience study summary.—August 23, 2017

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New RMI Report Describes Scenarios for Rapid Transitions in Energy, Agriculture, and Land Use to Limit Global Temperature Rise to Well Below 2C°—August 16, 2017

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Subsidizing Unprofitable Nuclear Plants Not Solution for Grid Reliability, Security, and Carbon Emissions—July 20, 2017

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Seattle-Tacoma International Airport moves a step closer to funding aviation biofuels—July 19. 2017

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Amory Lovins Debunks the Myth of "Fuel on Hand" for Electricity Grid—July 18, 2017

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Rocky Mountain Institute Report Offers Framework for Effective Pilots and Demonstration Projects for the Electricity Industry—June 28. 2017

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WattTime Joins Rocky Mountain Institute to Change the Way Carbon is Measured—June 27, 2017

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Top U.S. Fleets, Including PepsiCo's Frito-Lay Division and US Xpress, Sign On to Run on Less—June 21, 2017

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Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance Takes 2017 C.K. Prahalad Award for Global Business Sustainability Leadership—June 21, 2017

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Rocky Mountain Institute Launches New Electricity Market Analysis Platform for Renewable Energy—June 15, 2017

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Rocky Mountain Institute Announces Project Teams for Forge 2017 Convening Event—June 13, 2017

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WEB Aruba N.V.’s ‘Sunrise Solar Park’ gets a ‘green light’ for initiation—May 25, 2017

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NITI Aayog and Rocky Mountain Institute Identify Pathways To Transform India’s Mobility System—May 12, 2017

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Energy companies join forces with Rocky Mountain Institute and Grid Singularity to launch global blockchain initiative for energy—May 8, 2017

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“Lumens as a Service” Can Unlock a $63 Billion Opportunity in the Commercial Building Sector—May 4, 2017

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Mayreau Microgrid Project Accepting Bids—2017

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RMI Announces Project Teams for 2017 Accelerator Event–April 18, 2017

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REBA Summit to Gather Corporate Leaders at VERGE 17–April 13, 2017

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RMI and EVgo Report Reveals Utility Rate Structures to Support Fast Charging Growth–April 11, 2017

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Run On Less—Roadshow to Showcase Fuel Efficiency in Long-Haul Trucking–April 6, 2017

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Up to $400 Billion of Shipping Debt Represents Unassessed Climate-Risk Exposure at Major Investment Banks–February 26, 2017

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Trucking Efficiency Publishes Confidence Report on Variable Engine-Driven Accessories–February 24, 2017

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Free Operational Efficiency Tool Launched on ShippingEfficiency.org–November 30, 2016

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RMI TV

LATEST VIDEOS FROM RMI

TED Talk: Islands Energy
Islands are in the process of developing a scalable blueprint for what a global energy transition looks like. Watch this TED talk by our Islands Energy Program Director Justin Locke.
Introducing the Energy Transition Commission
Lord Adair Turner introduces the new Energy Transitions Commission report—Better Energy, Greater Prosperity—on Nasdaq Facebook Live.
Run On Less 2017
Shell, PepsiCo, NACFE, and Carbon War Room are excited to deliver Run on Less, a first-of-its-kind cross-country roadshow to showcase advancements in fuel efficiency.
Jon Creyts on China's Energy Transition
Jon Creyts, managing director at RMI, discusses China's energy transition with Brad Smith at Nasdaq, on Facebook Live from Times Square.
The State of Renewables
Our CEO Jules Kortenhorst interviews LIVE at Nasdaq about the State of Global Renewables in 2017.
The Business Renewables Center
RMI managing director Hervé Touati speaks with Josh Machiz live from Nasdaq headquarters about the Business Renewables Center and the future of renewable energy for companies.
Behind the Scenes at e-Lab Accelerator
Each year, teams from across the U.S. and around the world join experts from RMI to develop, test, and scale solutions to meet the unprecedented challenges we face as the electricity grid transforms.

RMI Podcast

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Electric Co-ops and Distribution-Scale Solar: Natural Partners

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The Roles of Pilots and Demonstrations in Reinventing the Utility Business Model

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Positive Disruption—Limiting Global Rise to Well Below 2 Degrees Celsius

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Live from COP23—Carbon-Free Cities Upholding America's Pledge

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Live from COP23—America's Pledge on Combatting Climate Change

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Live from COP23—Giving Customers the Power to Understand and Reduce Carbon Emissions

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Live from COP23—The Important Role of Cities for Climate Leadership

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Live from COP23—Why Global Focus on Sustainable Aviation Matters

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Live from COP23—Why Global Focus on Shipping Efficiency Matters

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R-PACE - A Game-Changer for Net-Zero Energy Homes

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Global Climate Finance: Funding the Commitments of the Paris Agreement Effectively

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Climate Week 2017 Ep 6: Where does the U.S. stand on climate change and cutting carbon emissions?

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Climate Week 2017 Ep 5: Building Blocks of Climate Commitments

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Climate Week 2017 Ep 4: Run on Less—Trucking as a Ray of Climate Hope ft. Sir Richard Branson

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Climate Week 2017 Ep 3: Rebuilding Energy Resilience for Islands in the Hurricane Aftermath

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Climate Week 2017 Ep 1: Kick-off—Why and Why Now?

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Climate Week 2017 Ep 2: India in the Drivers Seat of a New Mobility Paradigm

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Unlocking the Benefits of Community-Scale Solar

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Renewable Energy Capital Investment Considerations

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Applied Hope: A Conversation with RMI CEO Jules Kortenhorst, by RMI—April 26, 2017

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Renewable Energy Capital Investment Considerations, by RMI—June 20, 2017

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Power People: Paul Bodnar and Eric Wanless, by Africa Progress Panel—June 15, 2017

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RMI in the News

LUCELEC Signs Contract to Construct First Solar Farm in Saint Lucia

June 20, 2017

Web Aruba 'Sunrise Solar Park' Project Ground-Breaking is Monumental for Caribbean Clean Energy Transition

May 31, 2017

The U.S. is abdicating its role as the world’s climate leader. Can China take its place?

April 6, 2017

Corporate Climate Leadership In The Age Of Trump

April 12, 2017

We Need to Enhance PACE Instead of Bringing it to a Standstill

April 7, 2016

Cheap wind, market changes drive corporate energy buyers to SPP

April 10, 2017

Why US Coal Jobs are Not Coming Back

April 3, 2017

Solar minigrids to unlock $740m Market

April 5, 2017

How off-grid solar energy could connect sub-Saharan Africa

March 28, 2017

Trump Critics on Climate Policy Hope Executives Can Sway Him

March 30, 2017

Executive Order Is About Energy Independence From What?

March 28, 2017

Is the Paris Climate Agreement Dead?

March 28, 2017

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