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Jul 24, 2014

Spark: New RMI Leaders to Advance Substantial Climate Goals


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RMI Spark, the eNewsletter of Rocky Mountain Institute

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Featured Blog Posts

Native Energy: From Fossil Fuels Below to Renewables Above

In Bogotá, Creating Social Equality through Sustainable Transportation

Fortune 500 Companies Declare Their “Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles”



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RMI In The News

Intersolar 2014 Satiates PV Thrill Seekers
Renewable Energy World

Students charged to become environmental leaders
Salisbury Post

Five takeouts from Intersolar North America
PV Magazine

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

Powering Businesses on Renewable Energy

Earlier this month, World Wildlife Fund released a set of principles signed by leading Fortune 500 companies—including Facebook, GM, HP, Intel, REI, Sprint, Walmart and more—framing the challenges and needs of large renewable energy buyers. The effort stemmed from a “Corporate Renewable Energy Buyer’s Day” RMI and WWF hosted last year to accelerate large-company renewable market participation. Learn More.

RMI Update

RMI Strengthens Executive Bench With Senior Hires

Five new managing directors will join RMI to ensure the organization successfully advances its substantial carbon reduction goals. Maiyue Cheng, Curtis Probst, Hervé Touati, Jeruld Weiland, and Stephen Doig each bring decades of strategic industry experience and thought leadership to help RMI overcome the global energy challenges it has sought to solve for the past 32 years. Learn More.


Solar Power's Growth: Why
Renewables Are Taking Over

Amory Lovins explains how, since 2008, half the world's new electricity generating capacity has been renewable and why the lower cost, lower risk, and scalable mass-production of modular technologies like wind turbines and solar panels is outcompeting central power stations in the world market. Watch now.

Upcoming Events

ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings

Senior Scientist Ellen Franconi, Ph.D., will be presenting at ACEEE's Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings August 17–22, 2014 in Pacific Grove, CA. Learn More



What You're Saying

@IdleSmart: @cwarroom @RockyMtnInst Just finished reading the Confidence Report by #NACFE. Really well done and very objective! More


@TodaysGreenMin: RT @RockyMtnInst: 12 mainstream #US companies combine to say “we want more #renewableenergy” bit.ly/1p2pol0


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