As hardware costs for rooftop solar have fallen, "soft" costs—including permitting, inspection, and interconnection—have assumed an increasingly important role in further cost reductions. But Colorado's Solar Friendly Communities program is helping streamline communities' approach to solar, making customer adoption easier, faster, and cheaper. Read More
Accelerating Fort Collins' Energy and Climate Goals
This month, the Fort Collins City Council approved a resolution to develop a plan to achieve a community-wide, greenhouse gas emissions reduction goal of 80% by 2030, accelerating the city's existing goal by two decades.
Learn how RMI's Stepping Up report helped the city reach this exciting milestone.
Buildings, Climate, And Our Energy Future
Watch our most recent Google Hangout with RMI Principal Victor Olgyay, Manager Coreina Chan and David Allen, executive vice president of McKinstry and RMI Trustee as they discuss how highly efficient buildings can help solve the urgent energy and climate challenges we face. Learn More.
Social Venture Network
Cofounder and Chief Scientist Amory Lovins will lead an interactive breakout session on "Reinventing Fire: The Business-Led Journey Beyond Fossil Fuels in the US … and China?” This event will take place April 24–27, 2014 in San Diego, CA. Learn More
What You're Saying
@WhiteHouse FACT: Every 4 minutes, another American home or business goes solar go.wh.gov/4Yii3Z
@PVSolarReport Another month, another milestone for renewables -- 92% of new U.S. electric capacity in Q1 2014 ow.ly/vWa6c
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