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Aug 22, 2013

Spark: Reinventing Fire: China Gains Support


RMI Spark, the eNewsletter of Rocky Mountain Institute

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Featured Blog Posts

Affordable Housing With Unaffordable Energy Bills

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RMI In The News

Germany And Spain's Solar Market Cast Shadow In The U.S

Internet Is Energy Efficient, Despite What The Coal And Media Industries Might Tell You
Clean Technica

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Amory's Angle: Three Energy Trends To Watch

Popular media and political chatter are abuzz with a cacophony of energy news and opinion. Amid the chaos, some orderly strands can be discerned. Here are three themes that merit attention. Learn More

RMI Update

Reinventing Fire: China Receives Foundation Grant

Earlier this month, RMI hosted an event in Aspen to inspire the community about the Reinventing Fire: China initiative.

At the event, we were so pleased to announce that the John Denver Aspenglow Fund made a very generous donation of $1 million—the first foundation grant for this critical initiative. 

We now need to raise another $2.4 million to execute the project’s next phase. RMI’s convening power has assembled the right team at the right time to add insights and influence China’s energy future. Learn More


Reinventing Fire: Buildings

America’s buildings are the third largest energy consumers in the world behind China and the U.S. But the sector presents opportunities for innovative business initiatives. Watch Now


Upcoming Events

Summer Lecture Series

Program Director Jon Creyts and Manager of the Office of the Chief Scientist Clay Stranger will discuss "Reinventing Fire: China—Energy Efficiency, Renewables, and China's Future." The event takes place at the Basalt Library from 5:30-6:45 on August 27. Learn More

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