Author: Laurie Guevara-Stone

Laurie Guevara-Stone is the Writer/Editor for RMI, where she writes blogs and articles on all the issues that RMI addresses. Laurie has over 20 years of experience in renewable energy technologies. Prior to joining RMI, Laurie was the International Program Manager for Solar Energy International (SEI), where she organized renewable energy trainings around the world. She also wrote articles for environmental magazines including Home Power, Solar Today and Mother Earth News, and published SEI's monthly e-newsletter. Laurie has extensive experience working on and documenting renewable energy projects throughout Latin America.

Seattle, Washington, has one of the highest adoption rates of electric vehicles (EVs) in the nation. With just over one percent of the nation’s population, the Seattle metropolitan area has eight percent of U.S. EV sales. There are over 12,000 electric Read more…


Located just 13 miles off the coast of Rhode Island, and just 14 miles east of Long Island’s Montauk Point, Block Island (pop. ~1,000) has been called one of the last great places in the Western Hemisphere. The island boasts Read more…


As most Alaskans can attest, energy in The Last Frontier is expensive. The average residential electricity rate of more than 18 cents per kWh is a full 50 percent higher than the national average, ranking among the highest in the Read more…

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