RMI Outlet, Rocky Mountain Institute’s blog, explores topics critical to RMI’s mission to drive the efficient and restorative use of resources.
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New report identifies important best practices for utilities, regulators, and other stakeholders If you think electric vehicles are still a niche technology, think again.
Every New Year brings pronouncements about energy trends, and for the past few years, “the year of the customer” has repeatedly been declared. In 2016, that assertion came from Utility Dive, which highlighted the expansion of behavioral demand response, electric vehicles, and third-party energy services.
Communities are a critical actor in the global effort to combat climate change. In the United States, communities and governments continue to drive toward more sustainable, inclusive economies by leveraging local solar power—most recently, in the form of community-scale solar.
A team from Rocky Mountain Institute is working in sub-Saharan Africa to address barriers to sustainable electricity access. Since September of last year, we have…
Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon.com’s cloud computing division, has signed a first-of-its-kind agreement with its retail electric utility, Dominion Virginia Power (DVP). Recently, RMI met…