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2014-02-12 23:03:28

NRG Energy to install solar and wind power on Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island. Necker Island, BVI (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 In a joint effort to unlock opportunities on scaling renewable energy projects across the Caribbean-basin, Carbon War Room and Rocky Mountain Institute brokered commitments from the British Virgin Islands, Colombia, Dominica, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, and Turks & Caicos. Last week, all joined the Carbon War Room’s ‘Ten Island Renewable...

2013-10-04 23:02:02

Energy expert Amory Lovins explains how U.S. businesses can lead the nation from oil and coal to efficiency and renewables by 2050, and profit in the process. Burlington, VT (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 The long-awaited energy tipping point—where alternatives work better than oil and coal and compete purely on cost—is no longer decades in the future. It is here and now. And it is the fulcrum of economic transformation. A global clean-energy race has emerged with astounding speed. The...

2013-07-15 08:23:26

Internationally renowned environmental, business leaders to convene in Aspen from August 15-18, 2013 ASPEN, Colo., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Renewable Energy Day (AREDAY) celebrates its 10(th) anniversary this summer, hosting dozens of the nation's most respected environmental leaders at its annual Summit in Aspen, Colorado from August 15-18, 2013. This pioneering conference on renewable energy brings together top thinkers and leaders in science, energy, business,...

2013-06-19 23:01:42

Coalition of unique partners to map path for China to maximize efficiency and renewables Snowmass, Colo. (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) announced in Beijing the launch of “Reinventing Fire: China,” an effort to create an analytically robust model that outlines a path for China to economically meet its energy needs using the maximum share of efficiency and renewables through 2050. Together, the U.S. and China account for about 38 percent of global energy...

2012-07-08 23:01:28

New jobs that can't be oursourced, increased profits for all kinds of businesses, revival of the U.S. and global economies, a direct assault on pollution and global warming, cars that go farther on less fuel, plummeting expenditures for electricity, homes that heat themselves and sell energy back to the grid -- these are some of the predicted outcomes of Reinventing Fire(TM), a next-era plan that's starting to be implemented already. Mountain Lakes, NJ (PRWEB) July 08, 2012 Today SuperLife,...

2011-10-27 11:10:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) today unveiled its anticipated book and strategic imperative, Reinventing Fire: Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era, at the National Geographic Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Built on RMI's 30 years of research and work in the field, this peer-reviewed book's thesis offers a blueprint for a business-led transition from a fossil fuel-based economy to one based on renewables, saving $5 trillion...

2011-04-07 09:00:00

SEATTLE, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Energy Angels, the Pacific Northwest's only angel group focused on providing early-stage capital exclusively to cleantech entrepreneurs, announced the launch of its new Advisory Council to help guide the organization, and enhance the synergy for the Northwest Energy Angels and its members. The advisors will share insights and industry knowledge, which is a key benefit for members of angel investing groups. "We are forming the Advisory...

2010-02-13 23:01:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) is launching a voluntary sustainability initiative for Ford and Lincoln Mercury dealers to reduce their carbon footprint and improve the energy-efficiency of their dealerships Ford has partnered with Rocky Mountain Institute, a leading energy-efficiency organization to pilot new technologies and architectural design principles, at three dealerships in diverse climates The 'Go Green' dealer sustainability...

2009-12-18 07:05:00

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Named one of TIME Magazine's "100 Most Influential People of 2009," efficiency and renewable energy thought leader, and founder and chief scientist of Rocky Mountain Institute, Amory Lovins, will serve as the closing keynote speaker at the upcoming Clean-Tech Investor Summit in Palm Springs. The annual event, produced by Clean Edge and International Business Forum (IBF) and chaired by Technology Partners' Ira Ehrenpreis, takes place January...

2009-08-27 11:53:00

Top leaders of business, energy, technology, and security convene to discuss moving the world off fossil fuels, and the concept of reinventing fire SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), the world's leading non-profit dedicated to resource and energy efficiency announced today the agenda and speakers for its upcoming symposium, "RMI2009: From Ideas to Solutions," taking place Oct. 1-3 2009 at the Westin - Market Street in San Francisco. RMI...