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Making Customer Battery Storage Work for a Cleaner, Less Expensive Grid

Battery energy storage is often hailed as a “holy grail” to unlock a renewable energy future. And battery costs are falling, bringing that vision closer to reality. In fact, it is now cost-effective for many commercial customers to invest in batteries to reduce their energy bills. But therein lies the…

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…