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May 23, 2014

Spark: Why Owning Your Own Power Plant Isn't Crazy


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RMI Spark, the eNewsletter of Rocky Mountain Institute

Friday, May 23, 2014

Featured Blog Posts

Why Owning Your Own Power Plant Isn't Crazy

A Clean Energy Future for Lafayette, Colorado

The Energy Revolution Takes Root Deep In The Heart of Texas


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RMI In The News

The Missing Link: Transforming Deep Retrofits Into Financial Assets
Corporate Real Estate Journal Volume 3 Number 3

Interview with Jules Kortenhorst, RMI CEO

A Looming Change for Utilities

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

BMW's Big Bet on Carbon Fiber

RMI takes a look under the hood of the world's first composite-intensive mainstream EV, BMW's new i3. Read More

RMI Update

Reinventing Fire: China

Earlier this month, several RMI colleagues joined our Lawrence Berkeley National Lab and Energy Research Institute partners for a series of feedback workshops with industry experts in Beijing. While there, we received positive feedback on our progress and public praise for our continued successful collaboration. Learn More.


Reinvent Fire: Change Energy Use Forever

Reinventing Fire maps pathways for running a 158%-bigger U.S. economy in 2050 but needing no oil, no coal, no nuclear energy, one-third less natural gas, and no new inventions. This would cost $5 trillion less than business-as-usual—in addition to the value of avoiding fossil fuels' huge but uncounted external costs. Watch here.

Upcoming Events

truSolar Webinar

Manager James Mandel will be moderating two webinars with the truSolar Working Group to explore issues in solar development—especially credit standardization—and the group’s progress to date. Webinars will take place on 5/29, 4-5p.m. EDT & 6/3, 11-12p.m. EDT Learn More

What You're Saying

New Carbon Disclosure Project report shows major int. corporations preparing to handle climate change ow.ly/x1FQo

Boulder's bold plan tackles #climatechange and #energy head-on greenbiz.com/blog/2014/05/1…

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