Industry stakeholders to address electric grid reliability and resilience
OAKLAND, Calif., July 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ - On October 27, 2014, Rocky Mountain Institute and GreenBiz Group are joining forces to produce eLab Ignite, a half-day working session at VERGE San Francisco focused on addressing the challenges and capturing the value created by our rapidly evolving electricity system.
There are two things that jump out at you while reading through AT&T’s 2012 Sustainability Report: the company has ambitious goals to reduce energy and water use, and the company collaborates with various groups, including nonprofits, to meet those goals. The collaborations are paying off as AT&T is close to meeting its 2014 goal to reduce energy intensity 60 percent from a 2008 baseline. Last year, the company achieved a 57 percent reduction.
Amory Lovins, Chairman and Chief Scientist of the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), is a big-picture alternative energy type, with the background to prove it. Author of 29 published books and with 11 honorary doctorates, Lovins was named a MacArthur Fellow. In 2009, Time Magazine named him one of the Top 100 Most Influential People.