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May 30, 2013

Spark: Is A High Renewables Future Really Possible?

 

RMI Spark, the eNewsletter of Rocky Mountain Institute
 
Thursday, May 30, 2013

Featured Blogs

IS A HIGH RENEWABLES ENERGY FUTURE REALLY 
POSSIBLE (PART 1)

IS A HIGH RENEWABLES ENERGY FUTURE REALLY 
POSSIBLE (PART 2)

CLEAN TECH INVESTING: SHINING SOME LIGHT THROUGH THE GLOOM

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RMI in the News    

ARE ELECTRIC UTILITIES TOO BIG TO FAIL?
ThomasNetNews

ENERGY EFFICIENCY CAN MAKE BILLIONS WHILE FIGHTING CLIMATE CHANGE
Triple Pundit

WHAT'S THREATENING UTILITIES: INNOVATION AT THE EDGE OF THE GRID
Grist

RMI Update

AT&T Charrette Update

Last week RMI brought key AT&T leaders together in a one-day charrette to identify powerful opportunities for corporate office energy reductions. One key recommendation is for AT&T to make energy efficiency intrinsic to ongoing office space "refreshes" as part of AT&T's "Workplace 2020" initiative. If successful, AT&T would enhance its initiative and inspire other corporations to do the same. Learn More

Catawba College and RMI Partner for the 2013 National Environmental Summit

High school students are invited to apply for the summit taking place June 9–13 on the Catawba College campus. They will explore the concept of environmental leadership through the perspective of their own skills and interest in everything from theater, music and writing to philosophy, history and science. Learn More

Video

High Performance Building: Perspective and Practice

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In 2008, Rocky Mountain Institute and the U.S. Green Building Council produced this video on thirteen green building projects. Watch now

UPCOMING EVENTS

Business Case For Sustainability and Green Leases Program

Consultant Roy Torbert will participate on the panel "Building Better Buildings-Green Lease Forum," on June 5 at Chicago's Roosevelt University. Learn More

AIA 2013 National Convention

Senior Consultant Elaine Gallagher Adams, AIA, and Consultant Blake Herrschaft will co-present a full day session on "Energy Retrofits for Existing Buildings: Expanding the Role of Architects through Opportunity and Expertise," on June 19 in Denver, CO. Learn More

What You're Saying

@CarlSeigrist: Some of the largest U.S. users of coal are thinking about getting into the solar power business. on.wsj.com/118JwXw #solar

 

Great piece. We (Bioroot Energy) believe it's not only possible but likely that renewables will live up to their promise.—Jay T.

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