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RMI Outlet 2014-10-23 07:00:00
Caribbean island residents pay some of the highest retail electricity prices in the world. Most islands generate 90?100 percent of their electricity by burning expensive imported diesel or heavy fuel oil in large generators. Some are pursuing renewables, but another option looms on the horizon.


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RMI Outlet 2014-10-23 05:00:00
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RMI Outlet 2014-10-21 07:00:00
Vermont may be best known for maple syrup and Ben & Jerry?s ice cream, but now its largest city can boast another accomplishment. The city of Burlington (pop. 42,000) now gets 100 percent of its electricity from renewable sources.


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RMI Outlet 2014-10-20 07:00:00
Besides being cost-competitive and rapidly scalable, why does micropower matter? It democratizes energy choices, promotes competition, speeds learning and innovation, and can further accelerate deployment.


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RMI Outlet 2014-10-16 03:00:00
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RMI Outlet 2014-10-15 07:00:00
Imagine if, instead of just my home shifting its AC, my entire community shifted its AC demand to off-peak hours, and what that could mean for the carbon intensity and electricity generation costs of my local grid.


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RMI Outlet 2014-10-14 07:00:00
Do electric vehicles make sense for the rest of us, who choose not to live in an urban setting? Can EVs work in more rural settings, where we?re more dependent on autos and the driving distances are greater?


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RMI Outlet 2014-10-13 07:00:00
Building on the success of the 2014 eLab Accelerator, we are pleased to announce the start of application season for the 2015 eLab Accelerator meeting.


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RMI Outlet 2014-10-09 07:00:00
Watch a google hangout on the importance of pursuing energy efficiency before renewable energy generation or offsets, investing in ?smart? building management, adopting strategies for health and productivity, supporting workplace mobility and density, enabling a holistic and value-based investment approach, and allocating investments across portfolios.


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RMI Outlet 2014-10-09 05:00:00
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RMI Outlet 2014-10-08 07:00:00
Next week on October 15, Rocky Mountain Institute breaks ground on the exciting construction of our new building?the RMI Innovation Center?in Basalt, Colorado.


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RMI Outlet 2014-10-07 07:00:00
Renewables scored a major victory recently in the natural gas heartland that is Texas. In a resolution adopted by the Austin City Council on August 28, the city declared solar energy its default generation resource.


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RMI Outlet 2014-10-02 07:00:00
The connectedness between wearable tech and the wearer opens up at least three categories of energy management opportunities: at home, at the office, and personal.


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RMI Outlet 2014-10-02 05:00:00
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RMI Outlet 2014-10-01 07:00:00
In Part 2, we explore two other gamechangers that would allow China to reinvent fire?adopting integrative design for efficiency in buildings and industry, and redefining the future of the electric grid.


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RMI Outlet 2014-09-30 07:00:00
This decade China is set to regain the status it has held for 18 of the past 20 centuries: the world?s largest economy. Today, revitalizing China?s innovation engine presents unique opportunities to accelerate the world?s next industrial revolution?especially in energy.


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RMI Outlet 2014-09-25 07:00:00
The debate around the continuation, expansion, reform, or abolishment of NEM distracts from a much bigger opportunity to unleash innovation and investment in distributed energy resources (DERs) in ways that are better for everyone: customers, DER providers, and utilities alike.


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RMI Outlet 2014-09-25 05:00:00
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RMI Outlet 2014-09-24 07:00:00
Both baby boomers and coal-fired power plants are fast approaching the end of their working lives and entering retirement in droves, placing huge financial strain on the nation?one on our Social Security safety net, the other on our electric grid.


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RMI Outlet 2014-09-23 09:00:00
Various neighborhoods throughout Malmö, Sweden are transforming from brownfield industrial sites into eco-friendly enclaves through the use of renewable energy, energy efficiency, green building, and alternative transportation.


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