Rocky Mountain Institute

Rocky Mountain Institute is an independent, entrepreneurial, 501(c)(3) nonprofit think-and-do tank™. We envisage a world thriving, verdant, and secure, for all, for ever. To that end, our mission is to drive the efficient and restorative use of resources. RMI is engaged in cutting-edge research on oil independence, renewable energy technologies, distributed energy, resource planning, green buildings and radically efficient transportation. RMI’s work incorporates a unique blend of whole-system thinking, integrative design, end-use/least-cost analysis, and an interdisciplinary knowledge of advanced technologies and techniques.

Renewables bring plenty of new potential to communities left behind.
The GHG emissions of the HVAC industry are one of the biggest risks of climate change.
In the last year, China has made progress in renewables and transportation — but major obstacles remain.
To reduce greenhouse gas emissions and pollution, cut obesity and enhance respiratory health, consider transportation services.
Different companies have different appetites for renewable procurement.
Rocky Mountain Institute identifies major trends in clean energy from the last year.
Because the vast majority of trips by delivery vehicles are within a 100-mile range, electric trucks are an incredibly viable option for delivering holiday packages.
Even a $400 billion industry can move when the money is right and the need for climate action is clear.
Here's how building owners can unlock significant revenue streams.
Carbon storage is a cost-effective climate strategy for policymakers and landowners.