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Sandy One Year Later

One year ago, Superstorm Sandy made landfall along the coast of New Jersey. This time last October, communities were under water, millions of East Coasters were without power, and the New York-New Jersey region weathered one of the toughest weather-related crises in anyone’s memory.

Renewables’ Bird Problem

In the lively conversation about how to integrate variable renewables such as wind and solar into our electric grid’s generation mix, an unlikely player has entered the fray: a duck.

Lunch & Learn with RMI:

Our Boulder office recently welcomed Alexander MacDonald, Ph.D., chief science advisor for NOAA’s Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research and director of the Earth System Research Laboratory. MacDonald and his team presented their research on how weather patterns affect renewable generation—specifically wind and solar.