RMI Outlet

RMI Outlet explores topics critical to RMI’s mission to transform global energy use to create a clean, prosperous, zero-carbon future for all.

Five Real-World Facts About Electric Cars

(1) Electric cars have arrived, but the pace of adoption will be slow. Last year, roughly 17,000 plug-in cars were sold in the United States—more than were sold in any year since the very early 1900s.

Top Ways to Drive Collective Innovation

One of the intentions of RMI’s Electricity Innovation Lab, or eLab, is to create a space for dialogue, collaboration, and innovation that recognizes and honors the complexity of the electricity system.

Introducing the Electricity Innovation Lab

In RMI’s recent book, Reinventing Fire: Bold Business Solutions for a New Energy Era, we suggest it’s possible to transform the U.S. electricity system over the next 40 years to one that is clean, secure, and customer-centric, all while not sacrificing affordability or reliability.