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Latest Announcements from RMI

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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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Featured Insights

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Better Energy Will Lead to Greater Prosperity: The Energy Transitions Commission Makes Its Case

RMI CEO Jules Kortenhorst discusses a new report by the Energy Transitions Commission, Better Energy, Greater Prosperity, that describes how it is possible to transition to an energy future that delivers both economic prosperity and a world well below a two-degree temperature rise.

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Energy Within Reach: Growing the Minigrid Market in sub-Saharan Africa

Minigrids can be the least-cost option for electricity access for millions of people who lack access to reliable electricity, however market penetration remains low. A concerted effort by private, public, and development sectors can unlock the potential of minigrids.

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Driving Integration: Regulatory Responses to Electric Vehicle Growth

New sources of concentrated load growth from electric vehicles can pose challenges to the distribution system and to electricity customers —affecting grid reliability and increasing electricity costs—but they can also provide considerable benefits.

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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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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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