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The Energy Transition S-Curve

A new report from the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Energy posits that a rapid, likely disruptive transition to the new energy era will mirror the classic technology growth curve.
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The Gas Tipping Point

Two new RMI reports detail how clean energy resources beat new gas power plants on price, creating savings for consumers and risks for investors
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A Bridge Backward?

The Risky Economics of New Natural Gas Infrastructure in the United States

Detroit, Michigan, USA - October 23, 2016: A Charging Station for electrical vehicles in downtown Detroit with a Chevy Volt electrical vehicle currently being charged.

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Why Building Owners Should Care About Increasing EV Adoption

The electric vehicle (EV) revolution is well underway. But what does EV growth mean for commercial building owners?

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Fire and Smoke

How Communities’ Health Suffers From Climate Change—And How the Energy Transition Can Help

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Seattle City Light

Transportation Electrification Strategy Report