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Second Annual eLab Accelerator Kicks Off This Week

This week, RMI's Electricity Innovation Lab (eLab) convenes the second annual eLab Accelerator. This intensive workshop brings together a dozen outstanding project teams making change at the grid’s distribution edge.

Renewable Energy Bracketology

Although no one has ever picked a perfect March Madness bracket, there is no shortage of strategies that could help gain an edge. And we here at RMI have a strategy, too: going all in on renewable energy.

Efficiency and Renewables on the Menu for McDonald’s

Not many people associate fast food with clean energy. But that’s exactly what one of the largest quick-service restaurants in the world is exploring. RMI recently completed a net-zero-energy study for McDonald’s, which explores how to offset the energy consumption of an entire restaurant with renewable energy.