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Laurie Stone

Senior Writer/Editor
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Laurie is a Senior Writer/Editor for Rocky Mountain Institute.

Laurie has over 20 years of experience in renewable energy technologies. Prior to joining RMI, Laurie was the International Program Manager for Solar Energy International (SEI), where she organized renewable energy trainings around the world. She also wrote articles for environmental magazines and was green building editor for Home Power magazine.

Laurie has extensive experience working on and documenting rural electrification renewable energy projects throughout Latin America. She spent a year installing solar rural electrification systems in repatriated refugee communities in El Salvador with an organization she cofounded called Solar Community Projects, and spent a year working on solar water distillation at the Engineering University in Managua, Nicaragua. Laurie has also led renewable energy and energy efficiency tours of Cuba with Eco-Cuba Network since 1996. Laurie currently serves as an advisory board member to Remote Energy, a nonprofit organization serving as a technical/teaching arm for organizations that are working on international clean energy programs.

EDUCATION & AWARDS
  • M.Sc., Energy Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder
  • BA, Mathematics, Colorado College
  • Awards: Phi Beta Kappa, National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow
LOCATION

Basalt, CO

TWITTER HANDLE

@LaurieGStone

WHY I LOVE WORKING AT RMI

“The best thing about working at RMI is knowing that I am part of transforming the energy system and creating a better future for not only my son but all the children on the planet.”

Authored Works
Outlet Blog Post

Brexit and Climate Change: 4 Questions Answered

The unexpected result of Britain’s referendum in favor of leaving the EU has sent shockwaves through European politics and the global economy. The scramble has begun in every sector and policy area to understand the implications of Brexit, and energy and climate change is no exception.

Outlet Blog Post

Amazon and Dominion Virginia Power Reach Breakthrough Renewable Energy Agreement

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 with members of AWS to better understand how they are working together with Dominion Virginia Power (DVP) to help meet their renewable energy goals in…

Outlet Blog Post

Ithaca College Goes Solar in Upstate New York

Ithaca College, located in the Finger Lakes region of central New York State, has been listed in the Princeton Review’s list of top green colleges for six straight years. Now, it is getting even greener, with the addition of 2.9 MW of solar energy.

Outlet Blog Post

Boulder Valley School District On Its Way To Net-Zero Energy

In the United States, school buildings are the third biggest energy user of all commercial building types, not only producing a lot of emissions but also costing a lot of money. Each year, K-12 schools spend $8 billion on energy—more than they spend on computers and textbooks combined. One…