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Top Ten Clean Energy Developments of 2017

Sure 2017 had its mishaps (and we’re not just talking about the La La Land/Moonlight fiasco). But it also had some great moments. From the “We Are Still In” movement to record-low solar prices, 2017 was a great year for clean energy. Here we highlight our top ten…

Expanding the Western Electricity Grid

This blog post is part of a series from RMI’s Business Renewables Center (BRC), which streamlines and accelerates corporate purchasing of off-site, large-scale renewable energy. Renewables are on the rise in the U.S., with wind and solar representing the fastest growing energy technologies—even outpacing new natural gas capacity development in…

Death And Taxes: How “Business-Friendly” Tax Reform Has Alarming Consequences for Clean Energy

This blog post is part of a series from RMI’s Business Renewables Center (BRC), which streamlines and accelerates corporate purchasing of off-site, large-scale renewable energy. In late 2015, Congress passed bipartisan legislation that provided the wind and solar industries with a stable policy environment. After over a decade of short-term tax…

Auctioned Price Floors: Changing How We Invest in Climate

Here’s the challenge: you work for a government agency or philanthropy that wants to encourage climate mitigation projects such as solar energy installations or building efficiency upgrades, and you have a grant budget of $50 million to invest anywhere in the world. You want to invest in projects that reduce…