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David Labrador



David Labrador is a Writer/Editor at RMI.


David's background is in journalism, marketing and foreign aid. He worked as a writer and researcher at Scientific American magazine and as a copy editor at a scholarly press. He helped to found an English-language newspaper in Kosovo. In addition to his editorial work, he worked for a marketing firm representing corporate clients and raised funds for several nonprofits in the United States and abroad.

David served in the Peace Corps in Paraguay and assisted development efforts in Kosovo and in Afghanistan, where he managed a large-scale infrastructure program with the United Nations. He comes to RMI from Vermont CARES, an HIV/AIDS service organization, where he served as development director.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Classical Studies, Dartmouth College, 1996


Authored Blog Posts

April 12 What’s Driving the Cost of Residential Solar-Plus-Storage Systems? Electricity
January 25 RMI Experts Answer Your Questions General
January 9 Resilience through Clean Energy for a Mission-Ready Air Force Electricity
December 16 Modernizing the Electricity System in Minnesota Electricity
November 29 Thou Shalt Covet Thy Neighbor's Home Energy Upgrade Buildings
September 21 Black History and Culture in a Green Building Buildings
July 29 Small Steps and a Giant Leap for DERs in Low-Income Communities Electricity
May 4 Green Giant 3M Signs First-Ever PPA With Invenergy Electricity
May 2 Business Renewables Center and RE100 Cement Partnership Electricity
March 7 Business Renewables Center Members Named to Clean Edge’s Corporate Leaders Electricity
February 22 U.S. Wind Power Demand: Corporations Take the Lead Electricity
February 17 First-Time Buyers Are Dominating Corporate Renewable Purchasing Electricity
February 5 Lockheed Martin Signs Its First Major Renewables Deal for 30 MW of Solar Electricity
January 27 Salesforce Signs Second Major Renewable Energy Deal In As Many Months Electricity
January 21 How Much Does Storage Really Cost? Lazard Weighs In. Electricity
January 14 Clean Energy Takes Center Stage at CES 2016 Electricity
December 23 Cloud Computing Company Salesforce Signs First Major Renewable Energy Transaction Electricity
November 25 Why Energy Efficiency is the Least-Cost Climate Tool General
October 28 BRC Companies Win EPA Green Power Awards Electricity
October 5 How Solar-plus-Battery Systems Insulate Customers from Rising Retail Electricity Prices Electricity
August 27 New York REV’s Distributed System Platform Breaks New Ground Electricity
August 5 Colorado Wrestles with Evolving Utility Business Models Electricity
July 29 What is Solar Power Really Worth to Maine? Electricity
July 28 Teaching the Arithmetic of Deep Retrofit Value Buildings
June 16 A Small Iowa Town Embraces Energy Independence Electricity
May 20 Building a Hurricane-Ready Microgrid Electricity
April 15 Why Corporate Power Purchasing is Poised to be the Next Big Thing in Renewable Energy Electricity
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