Spark: Blockchain is Reimagining the Rules of the Game in the Energy Sector

BLOCKCHAIN IS REIMAGINING THE RULES OF THE GAME IN THE ENERGY SECTOR

Through the Energy Web Foundation, RMI is supporting the commercial implementation of blockchain applications that promote investments in clean, secure, and reliable electricity systems worldwide. Specifically, blockchain technology has the potential to redesign the rules of the game on how energy is distributed and transacted. Read More.

LEVERAGING THE POWER OF DATA TO REDUCE THE HOME ENERGY BURDEN

Thanks to key players in the home energy performance transparency market, we have more data than ever showing a growing energy burden on homeowners. Fortunately, the power of data and home energy transparency can be leveraged to find the best solution to the problem at multiple levels. Read More.

INSIDE THE DOE GRID STUDY—AN INTERVIEW WITH MARK DYSON

PV Magazine interviews RMI Manager Mark Dyson on what the Department of Energy (DOE) grid study released last week got right—and what it got wrong. According to Dyson, while the findings of the study are on the whole correct, the recommendations it makes are disconnected from the evidence. Read More.

WATCH THE FIRST EPISODE OF CORPORATE RENEWABLES TODAY ON FACEBOOK LIVE

Did you know that 66 percent of the Fortune 500 now has sustainability targets? Our Business Renewables Center (BRC) is a member-based platform that streamlines and accelerates corporate purchasing of off-site, large-scale wind and solar energy to help large and small companies achieve these sustainability goals. Watch the first episode of Corporate Renewables Today on Facebook Live, hosted by BRC team members Mark Porter and Kevin Haley. Watch Now.

RACE TO ZERO STUDENT DESIGN COMPETITION

The fifth annual U.S. Department of Energy Race to Zero Student Design Competition is April 21–22, 2018, at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado. The competition challenges collegiate teams to apply sound building-science principles to create cost-effective, market-ready designs that meet DOE’s Zero Energy Ready Home program requirements. Apply to be part of the excitement! Read More.

JOIN US AT VERGE 17

Accelerate the clean economy at VERGE 17 (Sept. 19–21 in Silicon Valley). VERGE conference and expo brings together 2,000 leaders—from the world’s largest companies and utilities, progressive government agencies and disruptive startups—to explore and elevate innovations at the intersection of technology and sustainability. Join us and save 10 percent with discount code V17RMI. Register Now.

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.