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Jan 26, 2017

Spark: The RMI Experts Answer Your Questions

 
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THURSDAY, January 26, 2017     
THE RMI EXPERTS ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS

On December 15, 2016, RMI CEO Jules Kortenhorst and Amory Lovins, RMI’s cofounder and chief scientist, held a live video discussion—introduced by Sir Richard Branson—about the business case for renewables and clean energy. They did not have time to answer all the questions attendees asked, so staff from across RMI have stepped up to answer some of the most intriguing. Read More.




EXPLORING WHAT IS MARKET STANDARD ON CORPORATE PPAS

Corporate procurement has emerged as one of the most exciting trends in renewable energy: corporate buyers have brought over seven gigawatts (GW) of additional renewables online in the U.S. and Mexico in the past seven years, and Google recently announced it will be 100 percent renewable in 2017, with over 2.6 GW of projects globally. Yet the challenge of pursuing a power purchase agreement remains daunting for many companies. So RMI’s Business Renewables Center developed practical tools to make the process quicker, easier, and less risky. Read More.




TEST-DRIVING MOBILITY’S FUTURE IN BOULDER, COLORADO

With car ownership expected to peak as soon as 2020, it is clear that our mobility future is rapidly shifting, changing how we get from point A to point B. It is a critical time for cities to research and pilot new business models and methods to help people move around. In Colorado, the City of Boulder is doing exactly that with its new mobility services pilot. Read More.





TRUMP CAN MAKE THE DEAL OF THE CENTURY ON CLIMATE

As President Trump takes the reins of power, anxiety and uncertainty are the order of the day for those concerned about the threat of climate change. The truth is that the climate challenge Trump faces is large and the stakes are high, but he has been dealt a very good hand if he is willing to play it. RMI trustee Todd Stern, former U.S. special envoy for climate change, explains how with an open mind, Trump could make history on climate change. Read More.




HELPING BUYERS AND SELLERS GET BETTER HOMES AND BETTER VALUE

Home Heroes, a joint effort between RMI and the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF), is an educational tool that describes the multiple ways that real estate professionals can help home buyers and sellers find homes that are better for their families, their pocketbooks, and the environment—while improving competitive advantage in an evolving real estate market and changing customer values. Read More.




ANSWER THE GLOBAL CALL

What we do today to define our future—and face the urgent threat of climate change head on—is more important than ever. Your investment in RMI will accelerate the market-led transition to a clean, prosperous, and secure low-carbon future for generations to come. Donate Today.


 

 

 

 
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