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RMI Outlet 2015-07-01 07:00:00
Today, the road towards an integrated grid is the one less traveled. But it is for this very reason that RMI is working with leaders in New York and elsewhere to collaboratively develop the solutions that will lead us down the road toward an integrated grid.


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RMI Outlet 2015-06-30 07:00:00
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.


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RMI Outlet 2015-06-19 07:00:00
Located just 13 miles off the coast of Rhode Island, Block Island has been called one of the last great places in the Western Hemisphere. Now the island is about to become well known for another reason?it will soon be home to the first offshore wind farm in the United States.


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RMI Outlet 2015-06-16 13:00:00
How does a single streetscape project turn into a community-wide energy independence effort? Tiny Bloomfield, Iowa, discovered the answer with the help of RMI?s eLab Accelerator, and their story is a surprising one with big implications for small towns across America.


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RMI Outlet 2015-06-16 07:00:00
A growing number of stakeholders are prioritizing shipping efficiency, and with this growing prioritization, these parties are starting to shift money towards and reward more-efficient vessels.


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RMI Outlet 2015-06-16 07:00:00
A growing number of stakeholders are prioritizing shipping efficiency, and with this growing prioritization, these parties are starting to shift money towards and reward more-efficient vessels.


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RMI Outlet 2015-06-11 07:00:00
No one knows for certain what lower-priced batteries means for the grid. Readily available, cheap storage is certainly capable of changing the grid as we know it, but other factors will all play an important role in the relevance of batteries moving forward.


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RMI Outlet 2015-06-08 07:00:00
A number of companies are developing increasingly more-accurate and transparent solutions to enhance the value of smart meter data for consumers.


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RMI Outlet 2015-06-05 07:00:00
California?s three largest investor-owned utilities will soon go through a major electricity rate reform, replacing the four-tier structure with a two-tier or a three-tier structure. While this would seem to discourage conservation and efficiency, new default time-of-use rates could change the entire equation.


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RMI Outlet 2015-06-03 07:00:00
For the 4.6 million American households with electricity rates that vary by time of day, a tankless electric heater could actually increase operating costs if the hot water is used during peak price times.


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RMI Outlet 2015-05-29 07:00:00
Talk of building energy-efficiency retrofits usually focuses on commercial offices. But there?s another type of building?prisons?where the non-energy benefits of those retrofits really stand out in stark relief.


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RMI Outlet 2015-05-28 07:00:00
Pricing structures matter?not just for the timing of cost-effective solar-plus-battery economics but also how investment in solar-plus-battery systems might evolve and what the future electricity grid could look like.


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RMI Outlet 2015-05-27 07:00:00
Finding more money for the Highway Trust Fund overlooks the more fundamental question: will we need more HTF revenue and will we need to build more road capacity in the years and decades ahead?


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RMI Outlet 2015-05-21 07:00:00
More than a dozen utility companies across the country have implemented or are currently considering residential demand charges.


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RMI Outlet 2015-05-20 07:00:00
With its shelter-in-place strategy, the City of Hoboken, New Jersey, plans a resilient microgrid to help residents stand their ground in the face of the next big storm.


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RMI Outlet 2015-05-19 07:00:00
Kodiak Island's grid combines hydro, wind, batteries, and microgrid technologies.


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RMI Outlet 2015-05-15 09:00:00
Thomas Friedman, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and best-selling author, argued in his New York Times column that energy efficiency ?has to be the next great global industry? and referenced Rocky Mountain Institute?s Reinventing Fire to help make the case.


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RMI Outlet 2015-05-15 07:00:00
The largest ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula is at imminent risk of collapse. RMI senior fellow Robert ?Hutch? Hutchinson recently returned from a trip to the Antarctic, where he saw that continent?s rapidly changing environment up close.


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RMI Outlet 2015-05-14 07:00:00
While all eyes have lately been focused on places like New York, California, and Hawaii, last month, the opening bell in Texas for that state?s ?electric power market 2.0? began ringing.


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RMI Outlet 2015-05-14 05:00:00
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