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Solar cooperatives are helping independently-owned solar integrators share best practices, allowing homeowners to install PV systems more economically, and giving renters or people living in apartments a simple way to join the solar revolution.
Last week, RMI’s program to significantly scale the commitment by Fortune 500 companies to source renewable energy was chosen as one of six winners at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit’s Finance for Resilience (“FiRe”) event.
Watch David Allen, executive vice president of McKinstry and RMI Trustee, as well as RMI principal Victor Olgyay and manager Coreina Chan discuss buildings and energy efficiency.
California is known for being a leader in solar energy, but a small county in Northern California has taken things a step further. It has become the first county government in the state to not only zero-out its electric bill with renewable energy, but also to become grid positive.
Our recent report discussed not only a base case scenario but also several more aggressive scenarios. Evidence from the marketplace suggests that our aggressive scenarios may be tracking reality more closely.