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Feb 2, 2017

Spark: Eight Areas of Electricity Innovation to Watch in 2017

 
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THURSDAY, February 2, 2017     
EIGHT AREAS OF ELECTRICITY INNOVATION TO WATCH IN 2017

eLab Summit 2016 brought together 135 members to engage collaboratively on optimal approaches to continue the evolution of the electricity sector. Eight key areas of electricity innovation to watch out for emerged when eLab members were surveyed about their most exciting opportunities and most critical challenges in 2017. Read More.




REI TAKES ITS STEWARDSHIP OF THE OUTDOORS TO THE NEXT LEVEL
A NET-ZERO-ENERGY DISTRIBUTION CENTER


The outdoor gear retailer REI—the nation’s largest consumer co-op—not only makes clothes and gear for the outdoors, it also donates millions of dollars each year to support conservation efforts nationwide. But it recently brought its commitment to caring for the long-term health of the outdoors home by looking at the infrastructure that supports its operation—and building a net-zero-energy distribution center. Read More.




REPORT RELEASE: FINANCING COMMUNITY-SCALE SOLAR

Effective financing approaches have been fundamental to the solar industry’s exponential growth over the past 15 years. But among developers, financiers, and communities, coming to a shared understanding of the risks and opportunities of community-scale solar (CSS) can be challenging. RMI’s new report outlines project structures that address key risks and opportunities for stakeholders interested in developing and scaling CSS projects. Read More.





TED WHITE IS APPOINTED NEW CHAIR OF BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Ted White has been appointed the new chair of the RMI board of trustees today. White succeeds José María Figueres, who remains a board member. White is co-chair of the Advanced Energy Team at his Denver-based law firm, Moye White LLP. He is also the managing partner of Fahr LLC, the umbrella entity for the business, policy, political, and philanthropic efforts of Tom Steyer, a business leader, philanthropist, and renewable energy advocate. 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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