Abundant, Affordable, Climate-Friendly Homes: What Part 1 of the National Definition of a Zero Emissions Building Means for Housing

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2024 13:18:04 +0000

This week, the US Department of Energy (DOE) finalized Part 1 of a national definition of a zero emissions building, focused on operational carbon emissions. The long-anticipated definition includes three key criteria: energy efficiency, no on-site emissions, and all-clean power sources. Buildings following the definition will improve peoples’ health and safety … [continued]

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New Virtual Training and How-To Resources Help Leaders Advance Renewable Energy Development

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 29 Feb 2024 16:35:07 +0000

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and RMI—founded as the Rocky Mountain Institute—have collaborated to provide a virtual training to support the development of renewable energy projects and created a how-to guide on battery energy storage systems. The publicly available virtual training and how-to-guide are available through RMI’s Energy Transition Academy (ETA) and are designed to help energy leaders with advancing renewable energy development.

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Electrical 101: Ensuring Equitable EV Charging Access

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Fri, 09 Feb 2024 00:34:53 +0000

A new RMI tool can enable charging and grid development that reflects the needs of communities, ensuring that everyone reaps … [continued]

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Can Your On-Demand Deliveries Be Emissions Free?

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2024 04:53:54 +0000

New RMI report shows that decarbonizing on-demand last-mile deliveries globally requires electrifying modes locally. The global on-demand last-mile delivery service, … [continued]

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Solar in Arizona, Hydrogen in Louisiana: Here’s Where Each State Should Look for Quick Climate Solutions

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Sun, 19 Nov 2023 20:21:50 +0000

RMI analyzed 24 states under current climate policies to see where they could best slash emissions by 2030 and keep … [continued]

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Bringing Solar Power to the People

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Fri, 12 May 2023 13:32:49 +0000

By addressing equity issues, RMI’s Solarize cohorts have made rooftop solar and lower electricity bills available to more people around the country. Shaketia Simpson loved the idea of powering her house with solar energy, but always thought of it as a future project because it was too expensive. Simpson, an operating director at Discovery Montessori […]

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Women Working For A Clean, Sustainable Future

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Sat, 04 Mar 2023 05:30:57 +0000

As Women’s History Month kicks off, meet some of the RMI women who are working for a clean, sustainable future. RMI is made up of more than 600 passionate, committed, climate change experts — 57 percent of whom identify as female. March is Women’s History Month, when we celebrate women’s contributions to society. Meet some […]

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