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How to Procure Outcomes to Advance District Energy and Sustainability Goals

Summary Procure outcomes, not widgets: Using procurement to achieve zero energy and save money. Procurement that focuses on results and outcomes, rather than commodities, leads to better results. Our presenters will discuss the merits and pitfalls of procurement and contracting mechanisms that...


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Rocky Mountain Institute and Partners Awarded $450,000 Research Grant to Stop Power Outages at Airports

Rocky Mountain Institute Summary Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and partners were awarded a $450,000 research grant from Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) July 17, to develop an airport microgrid implementation toolkit that will help airports avoid power outages and prevent massive...

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Extending the Campus: Getting Microgrid Ready

Speakers Leia Guccione, Rocky Mountain Institute #CampusEnergyConference #2014 #ConferenceProceeding #Workshop #Microgrids #RockyMountainInstitute #CampusEnergy


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Comprehensive Carbon Emission Target Plan for Arizona State University

Summary Rocky Mountain Institute, in partnership with Ameresco Inc., helped Arizona State University develop a comprehensive plan (our case study) to meet one of the most aggressive carbon targets in the country – 100% reduction by 2025. Our approach integrated building efficiency, central...


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An Antidote to the Utility-Versus-Renewables Conflict

Julian Spector, Greentech Media July 26, 2017 Summary In a time of tension over the future of the grid, the Rocky Mountain Institute’s eLab Accelerator gets all sides talking. A New York Times analysis this month tallied the states that recently rolled back net metering...

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An Integrative Business Model for Net-Zero Energy Districts

Summary Net zero energy (NZE) at the district scale can deliver lower life-cycle costs compared to business-as-usual at similar first costs, while creating a more healthy, resilient, and sustainable community. Our report, An Integrative Business Model for NZE Districts, helps overcome the...