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Town of Green Mountain Falls joins BidNet Direct’s Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System for Automated Distribution

The Town of Green Mountain Falls has joined the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System and invites all vendors to register online to access its upcoming solicitations during these unprecedented times.(PRWeb March 31, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/town_of_green_mountain_falls_joins_bidnet_direct_s_rocky_mountain_e_purchasing_system_for_automated_distribution/prweb16979463.htm

Town of Green Mountain Falls joins BidNet Direct’s Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System for Automated Distribution

The Town of Green Mountain Falls has joined the Rocky Mountain E-Purchasing System and invites all vendors to register online to access its upcoming solicitations during these unprecedented times.(PRWeb March 31, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/town_of_green_mountain_falls_joins_bidnet_direct_s_rocky_mountain_e_purchasing_system_for_automated_distribution/prweb16979463.htm

Rocky Mountain Institute and Clinton Foundation Launch New Guide for Hurricane-Resistant Rooftop Solar

The latest research from Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and Clinton Foundation shows how select roof-mounted climate resistant solar installations in the Caribbean kept the power on during the unprecedented hurricane seasons over the last two years.(PRWeb February 18, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/rocky_mountain_institute_and_clinton_foundation_launch_new_guide_for_hurricane_resistant_rooftop_solar/prweb16918675.htm

Renewable Energy Leader Dr. Kandeh Yumkella Joins Rocky Mountain Institute

It is an honor to be part of the Rocky Mountain Institute team, a group that has done so much to protect the global commons. I am excited to see how we can operationalize some of their ideas in fragile and vulnerable ecosystems in Africa, said Dr. Yumkella.

BOULDER, Colo. (PRWEB) February 11, 2020
Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Kandeh Yumkella to its board of directors.
“Kandeh Yumkella’s global leadership on sustainable energy issues will be a tremendous asset to the Institute as we continue to grow and deepen our existing work to address climate change and secure a clean energy transition worldwide” said RMI CEO Jules Kortenhorst.
Dr. Yumkella is currently a parliamentarian in Sierra Leone where he also ran as a presidential candidate during the last election. Until 2016 he served as the special representative of the United Nations secretary-general for Sustainable Energy for All and CEO of the United Nations Sustainable Energy for All (SEforAll) Initiative, founded in 2011 under the auspices of then-Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. During Dr. Yumkella’s tenure, SEforAll raised the global profile of sustainable energy—and particularly energy access—as a key development enabler, leading to its inclusion as one of one of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals, adopted in 2015.
“It is an honor to be part of the Rocky Mountain Institute team, a group that has done so much to protect the global commons. I am excited to see how we can operationalize some of their ideas in fragile and vulnerable ecosystems in Africa,” said Dr. Yumkella.
Prior to and partially concurrent with his leadership of SEforAll, Dr. Yumkella served two terms as the director-general of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). Dr. Yumkella was also the minister for trade and industry of Sierra Leone from 1994-1995.
“Dr. Yumkella’s leadership globally, on behalf of developing economies and in Sierra Leone, has led to sustainable energy finally being recognized as a key enabler for all types of sustainable development, as well as being critical to addressing climate change,” said RMI Empowering Clean Economies Managing Director Richenda Van Leeuwen.
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About Rocky Mountain Institute
Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) — an independent nonprofit founded in 1982 — transforms global energy use to create a clean, prosperous and secure low-carbon future. It engages businesses, communities, institutions and entrepreneurs to accelerate the adoption of market-based solutions that cost-effectively shift from fossil fuels to efficiency and renewables. RMI has offices in Basalt and Boulder, Colorado; New York City; the San Francisco Bay Area; Washington, D.C.; and Beijing.

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