Cummins, a global industrial manufacturer in the Fortune 200, signed its first virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with EDP Renewables (EDPR) North America in August 2017 for 75 megawatts (MW) of wind capacity over 15 years. Heavy industry has been slow in signing off-site renewables deals.
David Labrador is a Senior Writer/Editor at RMI.
David’s background is in journalism, marketing, and foreign aid. He worked as a writer and researcher at Scientific American magazine and as a copy editor at a scholarly press. He helped to found an English-language newspaper in Kosovo. In addition to his editorial work, he worked for a marketing firm representing corporate clients and raised funds for several nonprofits in the United States and abroad.
David served in the Peace Corps in Paraguay and assisted development efforts in Kosovo and in Afghanistan, where he managed a large-scale infrastructure program with the United Nations. He came to RMI from Vermont CARES, an HIV/AIDS service organization, where he served as development director.
BA, Classical Studies, Dartmouth College
WHY I LOVE WORKING AT RMI
“I love being at the cutting edge of so many fields of energy innovation.”