Solar is an abundant resource in the Southeast, though in many places it is an underutilized one. Third-party ownership may be key to accelerating solar deployment in a region where many states prefer markets to mandates.
Rocky Mountain Institute
Deep retrofit value is the net present value of all of the benefits of a deep energy and sustainability investment. The Deep Retrofit Value Guide documents the compelling logic of how deep energy efficiency and sustainability retrofits create value and introduces RMI’s Deep Retrofit Value models, providing the foundational methodology…
The purpose of this session was to further scope a potential project to launch an e-Lab “X-Prize” (name likely to be changed) that would offer a cash reward for solving a tough problem faced by the electricity sector related to e-Lab’s core issues. The group was very enthusiastic about the…
In this session, participants discussed e-Lab’s latest work on the topic of electricity rate structures, as described in the recent e-Lab report Rate Design for the Distribution Edge. The discussion framed the need for an evolution towards more sophisticated rates and explored pathways and obstacles to implementation. Participants also sought…
Two visionary leaders sit down to talk in a wide-ranging discussion about how RMI has worked the energy challenge for more than 30 years, and how important our donors are to our success.
After an international search, RMI's Board of Trustees has chosen Jules Kortenhorst to be the new CEO. He brings significant experience and understanding of the global energy issues RMI works to solve. Jules starts in September. Welcome!
For more than a year, media outlets have posted stories on various major venture capital (VC) firms throwing their arms up in frustration and feeling woe over their cleantech investment portfolios. But clean energy investment way up in the U.S., just not from VCs.
Today kicks off the Appalachian Energy Summit, where campus leaders from the University of North Carolina system will work with RMI facilitators to explore ways to chip away at their $226 million annual energy bill, and work toward carbon neutrality by 2050.