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Advanced Energy Buyers Group to Focus on Policy for Corporate Procurement

<b><br>Advanced Energy Buyers Group Brings Major Companies Together on Policies to Increase Procurement Opportunities</b><p><i><br>New group of businesses associated with</i> …

Energy

Trump Critics on Climate Policy Hope Executives Can Sway Him

Jeffrey R. Immelt, General Electric’s chief executive, says climate change is real, a position at odds with the Trump administration.<p>As a member of a White House manufacturing advisory council, he also has President Trump’s ear. And environmentalists are counting on Mr. Immelt, and other executives …

Climate

Big business sees the promise of clean energy

PITY America’s big businesses. For years their efforts to reduce their carbon footprint were dismissed by environmentalists as “greenwashing”. Now, …

How B2B Partnerships Help Brands Drive Responsible Business

Some of the world’s biggest brands — Walmart, Unilever, Nike, Apple, Heineken and more — have committed to reducing corporate greenhouse gas emissions.<p>While setting targets and cleaning up internal operations are necessary steps in the right direction, true global sustainability isn’t something a …

Sustainability

The Latest Trends in Corporate Renewable Energy Procurement

We're entering a new era in corporate renewable energy purchasing. The space has grown exponentially and diversified significantly since Google and …

Renewable Energy

Amplified Impact

Sir Richard Branson on RMI’s evolution and clean energy<p><i>Interviewed by</i> <i>Cindie Baker</i><i>, editorial director at Rocky Mountain Institute</i><p>One of the world’s …

Energy

RMI In Brief

News From Around the Institute<p>RECOGNITION FOR AN OUTSTANDING RMI ENGINEER<p>Congratulations to RMI’s own Kaitlyn Bunker, Ph.D., who was awarded …

Energy

Taking Stock

35 Years of Influence… and Counting<p>By Amory B. Lovins, cofounder, chief scientist, and chairman emeritus of Rocky Mountain Institute.<p>This year, as …

Energy

The Past Is Prologue

35 years of impact have set the stage for accelerating the energy revolution<p><i>By</i> <i>Jules Kortenhorst</i><i>, chief executive officer at Rocky Mountain …

Innovation

Beyond Energy Efficiency—Using the Power of Data to Find the Cleanest Hours of the Day - Rocky Mountain Institute

June 29, 2017 | By<p><i>This blog, which details Microsoft’s exciting partnership with RMI’s new subsidiary, WattTime, originally appeared on Microsoft</i> …

Energy

The Grid Needs a Symphony, Not a Shouting Match - Rocky Mountain Institute

We Cannot Afford to Stifle Innovation by Enforcing Outdated Notions of “Baseload” Power<p>June 12, 2017 | By<p><i>For more detail on the topics covered in</i> …

Energy

35 Years of Bold Steps in the Clean Energy Race: Part 3 - Rocky Mountain Institute

An Interview with Amory Lovins and Jules Kortenhorst<p>June 6, 2017 | By<p>As RMI celebrates our 35th anniversary as a nonprofit organization, we are in a …

Energy

A New Era of U.S. Climate Action - Rocky Mountain Institute

June 6, 2017 | By<p>A new era of U.S. climate action has dawned. In the four short days since President Trump announced his intent to withdraw from the …

Climate

Rocky Mountain Institute

RMI Statement on U.S. Withdrawal from the Paris Agreement<p>June 1, 2017 | By<p>Friends,<p>We are greatly disappointed in President Trump’s decision to pull …

Climate

35 Years of Bold Steps in the Clean Energy Race: Part 2 - Rocky Mountain Institute

An Interview with Amory Lovins and Jules Kortenhorst<p>May 31, 2017 | By<p>As RMI celebrates our 35th anniversary as a nonprofit organization, we are in a …

Energy

Power Protector: How Blockchains Can Bolster the Grid’s Cyber-Defense - Rocky Mountain Institute

May 17, 2017 | By<p>The past week’s ransomware saga is a potent reminder of just how vulnerable our information and data is to cyber-threats. But it’s …

Cybersecurity

Thinking Outside the Bulb: Innovative Companies Switch on Lumens as a Service - Rocky Mountain Institute

May 23, 2017 | By<p>The transition to low-cost, highly efficient clean energy technology is being accelerated by an accompanying revolution in …

Renewable Energy

35 Years of Bold Steps in the Clean Energy Race: Part 1 - Rocky Mountain Institute

An Interview with Amory Lovins and Jules Kortenhorst<p>May 25, 2017 | By<p>As RMI celebrates our 35th anniversary as a nonprofit organization, we are in a …

Renewable Energy

Does Wasting Home Heating Make You See (Infra)red? - Rocky Mountain Institute

May 23, 2017 | By<p>Have you ever wanted x-ray vision, or to see the hidden features of your home? The City of Vancouver has launched a new effort to …

Vancouver

Insight Brief Release: How to Scale Home Energy Financing Products - Rocky Mountain Institute

Making Sense and Cents of Available Options<p>May 2, 2017 | By<p>For homeowners making a decision about how to finance a home purchase, options are …

Rocky Mountain Institute

Transforming Business Leaders Into Clean Energy Experts<p>The Business Renewables Center Buyer’s Bootcamp<p>May 3, 2017 | By<p><i>Guest author Richard Profit is</i> …

How Safe Are Self-Driving Cars? - Rocky Mountain Institute

Waymo Proves They’re Pretty Darn Safe<p>May 1, 2017 | By<p>On Tuesday, Waymo (formerly called Google’s Self Driving Car program) announced a bold new step …

Lumens as a Service: The Multibillion-Dollar Market Opportunity Explained - Rocky Mountain Institute

May 4, 2017 | By<p>In recent years, building owners and property managers have been inundated with information about how they should invest in advanced …

ISPs

Why Are We Saving Electricity Only Half As Fast As Fuels?

Something very odd is happening in the U.S. energy system, and hardly anyone has noticed.<p>To make a dollar of real GDP in 2016, the U.S. used 65% less oil than in 1975 (despite 26 years’ stagnation in new autos’ efficiency), 65% less directly used natural gas (direct fuel or feedstock, not …

Energy