Rmi Outlet

Plug Into New Ideas

RMI Outlet, Rocky Mountain Institute’s blog, explores topics critical to RMI’s mission to transform global energy use to create a clean, prosperous, and secure low-carbon future.

Sparking an Economic Recovery

For all of human history, energy has come in one basic form: Fire. But, for entrepreneurs—investing in the new energy paradigm means opportunity.

Live from D.C.: Reinventing Fire

We are live at the National Geographic headquarters for the public launch of Reinventing Fire: Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era. Refresh often for updates over the next hour.

Forget Solyndra; book says renewables win

Solyndra-enthralled Washington might not seem like the ideal place to promote the notion that renewables can help create an era of cheap, plentiful, secure, climate-safe energy — with “nothing to run out. Nothing to cut off. Nothing to worry about. Just energy abundance, benign and affordable, for all, forever.” Originally published on POLITICO (politico.com) on October 25, 2011.