Nonprofit Profile: ROCKY MOUNTAIN INSTITUTE (RMI)
In the U.S., oil fuels 94% of the transportation system with cars alone using about 8.8 million barrels of oil at a cost of $2 billion every day.
Making cars lighter is the single most effective way to dramatically reduce their fuel consumption and accelerate the electrification of their powertrains, weaning autos off oil entirely. One of the many initiatives the folks over at Rocky Mountain Institute are engaged in is shifting the auto industry from heavy steel to ultralight, ultra strong carbon fiber, enabling mainstream adoption of affordable electric vehicles that burn no oil.
I encourage everyone to look at what the Rocky Mountain Institute is doing in helping achieve a clean, prosperous, secure energy future. I can speak firsthand as to the caliber and excellence of the organization.
– Carl Kruse