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Latest Announcements from RMI
Rocky Mountain Institute Announces Project Teams for Forge 2018 Convening Event, June 11, 2018
Grid Investments Totaling as Much as $500 Billion Challenged by Clean Energy Technologies—May 21, 2018.
Rocky Mountain Institute Announces Project Teams for 2018 eLab Accelerator Event—April 30, 2018.
Corporate Renewable Energy Procurement Makes Significant Gains in 2017—April 18, 2018.
Mayreau Microgrid Project Kicks Off—April 17, 2018.
Rocky Mountain Institute Issues New Report on Green Mountain Power: Customer-Centric Energy Transformation—April 17, 2018.
Rocky Mountain Institute Supporting National Effort to Understand Solar Energy Use in Addressing Reliability and Resiliency Challenges—April 10, 2018.
Real Estate Investors And Owners Can Capture $290B With Simple, Scalable Approach To Building Energy Upgrades-March 19, 2018
Rocky Mountain Institute and Nigeria's Rural Electrification Agency to launch roadmap for electricity minigrid market—March 16, 2018.
New Study: Renewables Save Carbon Faster than Nuclear Power—March 7, 2018.
Key Players Convene to Fast Track Minigrid Market Implementation—March 6, 2018.
The British Virgin Islands Advance toward a More Resilient, Reliable Energy Future—March 1, 2018.
A series of large solar panels forms a symmetrical line at a power plant in the San Luis Valley of central Colorado. The installation must be one of the most scenic in the United States, as it backs up to the snow capped Sangre de Cristo Mountains. These panels utilize a tracking system to follow the sun, collecting its energy and using photovoltaic cells to transform the sunlight into electricity.
Community-Scale Solar the Fastest Growing Solar Segment as Barriers Are Addressed, New Rocky Mountain Institute Report Says—February 26, 2018.
2018 Solar Cost Reductions Will Offset Impact of New Tariffs on Panel Prices—January 23, 2018.
Utility Business Models Must Evolve to Meet Modern Needs and Opportunities, New Rocky Mountain Institute Report Says—January 17, 2018.
Clinton Foundation, Rocky Mountain Institute to Coordinate Renewable Energy Push in Barbuda—January 17, 2018.
Rocky Mountain Institute Issues Request for Proposals for Solar Photovoltaics and Battery Storage in Texas—January 5, 2018.
VINLEC Signs Contract to Construct First Solar-Battery Storage Microgrid System in the Grenadines—December 21, 2017.
Rocky Mountain Institute Welcomes Rachel Kyte and Dennis McGinn to its Board of Trustees—December 20, 2017.
Obituary: Maurice Meehan—December 19, 2017.
New Mexico Cooperative Signs Record-Low U.S. Contract for Distributed Solar Energy—December 18, 2017.
New Analysis Finds $9.2B Off-Grid Electrification Opportunity in Nigeria Presented at Africa Action Learning Event on Scaling Minigrids—December 11, 2017.
RMI Case Study Showcases Successful Aggregation Of Corporate Renewable Energy Demand—December 7, 2017.
DS Virgin Racing Launches Race Against Climate Change Initiative—December 1, 2017.
Gas Majors Commit to Methane Reductions—November 22, 2017.
NITI Aayog and Rocky Mountain Institute Identify Pathways to Transform India's Mobility System—November 22, 2017.
NITI Aayog and Rocky Mountain Institute Open a Grand Challenge to Select Mobility Lighthouse City—November 22, 2017.
WattTime and Microsoft Give European Consumers the Power to Choose the Cleanest Energy in Real Time—November 20, 2017.
Renewable Energy Brings New Life to Old Mining Sites, Finds Rocky Mountain Institute—November 17, 2017.
Rocky Mountain Institute Reveals 22 Actions for Cities Globally to Move Toward Climate-Neutrality and See Results Within a Year—November 11, 2017
Rocky Mountain Institute joins The Good Traveler carbon-reduction program with mission to scale impact—November 9, 2017
Banks Explore Challenges Decarbonization Poses to Ship Finance—November 8, 2017
RMI's Business Renewables Center Launches Renewable Energy "Buyers Roadmap" Software Platform—November 2, 2017
Residential-PACE Unlocks $33 Billion to Rebuild America's Cities Finds Rocky Mountain Institute—October 5, 2017
Electric Vehicle Market Growth At Risk Due to Slow Build-Out of Charging Network—October 3, 2017
Rocky Mountain Institute-Carbon War Room and Clinton Climate Initiative Facilitate Groundbreaking for Solar Farm in Saint Lucia—September 29, 2017
Rocky Mountain Institute Announces Leading-Edge Topics for 2017 e-Lab Summit Convening—September 28, 2017
Run on Less proves available techs could unlock $24 billion for N.A. trucking—September 24, 2017
Geneva Airport is first to advance Carbon War Room-SkyNRG 'Airport Approach'—September 18, 2017
Rocky Mountain Institute Expands Capabilities with Corporate Renewable Energy Expert, Miranda Ballentine—August 24, 2017
RMI's response to the Department of Energy's newly released grid reliability/resilience study summary.—August 23, 2017
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
Subsidizing Unprofitable Nuclear Plants Not Solution for Grid Reliability, Security, and Carbon Emissions—July 20, 2017
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport moves a step closer to funding aviation biofuels—July 19. 2017
Amory Lovins Debunks the Myth of "Fuel on Hand" for Electricity Grid—July 18, 2017
Rocky Mountain Institute Report Offers Framework for Effective Pilots and Demonstration Projects for the Electricity Industry—June 28. 2017
WattTime Joins Rocky Mountain Institute to Change the Way Carbon is Measured—June 27, 2017
Top U.S. Fleets, Including PepsiCo's Frito-Lay Division and US Xpress, Sign On to Run on Less—June 21, 2017
Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance Takes 2017 C.K. Prahalad Award for Global Business Sustainability Leadership—June 21, 2017
Rocky Mountain Institute Launches New Electricity Market Analysis Platform for Renewable Energy—June 15, 2017
Rocky Mountain Institute Announces Project Teams for Forge 2017 Convening Event—June 13, 2017
WEB Aruba N.V.’s ‘Sunrise Solar Park’ gets a ‘green light’ for initiation—May 25, 2017
NITI Aayog and Rocky Mountain Institute Identify Pathways To Transform India’s Mobility System—May 12, 2017
Energy companies join forces with Rocky Mountain Institute and Grid Singularity to launch global blockchain initiative for energy—May 8, 2017
“Lumens as a Service” Can Unlock a $63 Billion Opportunity in the Commercial Building Sector—May 4, 2017
Mayreau Microgrid Project Accepting Bids—2017
RMI Announces Project Teams for 2017 Accelerator Event–April 18, 2017
REBA Summit to Gather Corporate Leaders at VERGE 17–April 13, 2017
RMI and EVgo Report Reveals Utility Rate Structures to Support Fast Charging Growth–April 11, 2017
Run On Less—Roadshow to Showcase Fuel Efficiency in Long-Haul Trucking–April 6, 2017
Up to $400 Billion of Shipping Debt Represents Unassessed Climate-Risk Exposure at Major Investment Banks–February 26, 2017
Trucking Efficiency Publishes Confidence Report on Variable Engine-Driven Accessories–February 24, 2017
Free Operational Efficiency Tool Launched on ShippingEfficiency.org–November 30, 2016
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Applied Hope: A Conversation with RMI CEO Jules Kortenhorst, by RMI—April 26, 2017
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Web Aruba 'Sunrise Solar Park' Project Ground-Breaking is Monumental for Caribbean Clean Energy Transition
May 31, 2017
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