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Global Energy Transitions

RMI at COP25

Perhaps the most important climate event of the year is the COP international climate conference, and of course RMI is out in force at COP25 this week in Madrid. RMI will be speaking at and/or sponsoring the following events:   December 10 A New Hope for America’s Climate Future Presidential…

Letting Communities Lead

Picture this: Although the year was 2012, many small communities in east India lacked access to modern power; wood fires, kerosene lanterns, and human power were the only ways to get things done. However, the government—specifically, a state-level Energy Development Agency—offered to provide community-scale electrification through a new solar…

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A $180 Billion Opportunity in African Energy Planning

Serving the more than 600 million people across sub-Saharan Africa who lack access to reliable electricity is an urgent goal because of the financial, health, and education benefits that energy brings. But the increases of between 1.3 and eight times existing installed capacity that is planned by nations across East…