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Apr 24, 2014

Spark: Accelerating Renewables in the Fortune 500


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RMI Spark, the eNewsletter of Rocky Mountain Institute

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Featured Blog Posts

Accelerating Renewables in the Fortune 500

The Rise of Solar Co-ops

Home Is Where the Energy-Efficient Heart Is

Fighting Climate Gloom and Doom: A USA Today Op-Ed from RMI CEO



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RMI In The News

Can Performance-based Ratemaking Save Utilities?
Utility Dive

RMI’s Lovins Sees Ways to Produce Reliable Green Power
Bloomberg Radio

Onsite Generation: Can Utilities Rethink Their Business Proposition

Stay up to date with energy news from around the world via our Flipboard magazine. Learn More.

Streamlining Solar

As hardware costs for rooftop solar have fallen, "soft" costs—including permitting, inspection, and interconnection—have assumed an increasingly important role in further cost reductions. But Colorado's Solar Friendly Communities program is helping streamline communities' approach to solar, making customer adoption easier, faster, and cheaper. Read More

RMI Update

Accelerating Fort Collins' Energy and Climate Goals

This month, the Fort Collins City Council approved a resolution to develop a plan to achieve a community-wide, greenhouse gas emissions reduction goal of 80% by 2030, accelerating the city's existing goal by two decades.

Learn how RMI's Stepping Up report helped the city reach this exciting milestone.


Buildings, Climate, And Our Energy Future

Watch our most recent Google Hangout with RMI Principal Victor Olgyay, Manager Coreina Chan and David Allen, executive vice president of McKinstry and RMI Trustee as they discuss how highly efficient buildings can help solve the urgent energy and climate challenges we face. Learn More.


Upcoming Events

Social Venture Network

Cofounder and Chief Scientist Amory Lovins will lead an interactive breakout session on "Reinventing Fire: The Business-Led Journey Beyond Fossil Fuels in the US … and China?” This event will take place April 24–27, 2014 in San Diego, CA.  Learn More

What You're Saying

@WhiteHouse FACT: Every 4 minutes, another American home or business goes solar go.wh.gov/4Yii3Z

@PVSolarReport Another month, another milestone for renewables -- 92% of new U.S. electric capacity in Q1 2014 ow.ly/vWa6c

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