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RMI Spark, the eNewsletter of Rocky Mountain Institute

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Featured Blog Posts

Rick Perry to the Rescue? How One of the Reddest States in the U.S. is Embracing Electric Vehicles

Converting Waste into Energy in Kristianstad, Sweden

A Technology Park Bets on Energy Innovation: The City of Bloomington, Indiana, Has Big Plans for a Parcel of Land in its Bustling Downtown


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RMI In The News

Hydrogen Fuel Finally Graduating From Lab to City Streets

SolarCity is Trying to Become the Apple of Solar Power

Storage is the New Solar: Will Batteries and PV Create an Unstoppable Hybrid Force?
Greentech Media

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

Efficiency Matters

This week we are showcasing energy efficiency features around our office. We aim to inspire not just with thought leadership but by also walking the walk. It's simple: first watch our buildings energy efficiency video, then take photos of energy efficiency around your home or office - finally simply post to your instagram account and tag us using the #efficiencymatters hash tag. Don't have instagram? No problem! Take a photo with a short description and e-mail it to us at outreach@rmi.org. We'll choose the best and publish them. Together, we can inspire each other! Visit RMI Instagram Here

RMI Update

Lessons from Australia: Reducing Solar PV Costs Through Installation Labor Efficiency

This report examines solar photovoltaic installation practices in Germany and Australia and details how the U.S. can significantly improve installation efficiency and reduce the soft costs that make up two-thirds of the price for installed PV. Learn More.


Going Big on Solar 

RMI Manager Jesse Morris explains how RMI is working to make solar photovoltaic more affordable and less financially risky, and how it is innovating new models for utilities to cost-effectively scale solar across the country. Watch now

Upcoming Events

CGI America

CEO Jules Kortenhorst will serve as an advisor to "The Modern Grid" working group. Principal Owen Smith will provide facilitation for the working group. This event will take place June 23-25, 2014 in Denver, CO. Learn More

What You're Saying

@sarahedougherty : How One of the Reddest States in the U.S. is Embracing Electric Vehicles (and hopes to win gigafactory) ow.ly/y8Gib


@petergardett Expect faster reports from @ENERGY and @IEA as data reporting tech spreads, predicts Barclays analyst Mike Cohen at #NYEW commodities event 


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