Redefining America’s “Energy Communities” Can Boost Clean Energy Investment Where It’s Needed Most

Millions of Americans live in communities heavily dependent on the fossil fuel industry, facing both risks and opportunities as the U.S. moves to a low-carbon future. These communities are expected to face economic risks including job loss, reduced tax revenues to fund services and depressed property values. However, these same … [continued]

The Time is Ripe for Communities to Embrace Clean Energy on Brownfields

New federal incentives can help communities repurpose brownfields into brightfields, high-value sites that support a more equitable, clean energy economy. To speed this transition across America, RMI is co-launching the first ever Brightfields Accelerator. The industrial revolution fundamentally reshaped America’s economy but left behind a legacy of brownfields — land that is … [continued]