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Reinventing Fire: Three Energy Gamechangers for China and the World

In this article from China Policy Review, Amory Lovins and Jon Creyts discuss how three mutually reinforcing gamechangers have emerged as important enablers of China’s transition from fossil fuels to efficiency and renewables: 1) achieving oil-free mobility, 2) adopting integrative design for radical efficiency in buildings and industry, and 3)…

Advancing Military Microgrids

The U.S. Navy is leading the way in the technical and economic testing and validation of microgrid technology as it looks for new ways to bolster the energy security on Naval bases. Much of the Navy’s leadership in this area will emanate from demonstrations happening on its U.S. bases located…

The Atlantic Mann Rebuttal

This article, published in RMISolutions, describes the efforts by RMI and Amory Lovins to work with the American military to combat energy waste. The potential energy savings available to the military are detailed. The article includes a section called, “All Energy Experts on Deck,” in which Lovins compares the design…

Imagine a University

Amory Lovins’ address to the 2nd Appalachian Leadership Summit and
 University of North Carolina Energy Leadership Challenge, Appalachian State University, in Boone, North Carolina, 17 July 2013.

The Economics of a U.S. Civilian Nuclear Phase-out

In the United States, which trades three-fifths of its electricity in competitive markets, the prohibitive capital cost of new nuclear power plants ensures that only a handful will be built. Nonetheless, with 40-year licenses being extended to 60 years, the 104 existing reactors’ relatively low generating costs are widely expected…