Plug Into New Ideas
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.
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.
With trucking predicted to grow by two percent or more each year, improving the fuel efficiency of this industry is critical to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and supporting profit margins in an increasingly regulated industry.
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.
How the U.S. Transportation System Can Save $1 Trillion, 2 Billion Barrels of Oil, and 1 Gigaton of Carbon Emissions Annually
In the United States each year, our cars alone cost us well over $1 trillion, burn about 2 billion barrels of oil, and emit about…