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May 3, 2012

Spark: RMI Turns 30 - Mapping Our Universe of Impact

 
RMI Spark, the eNewsletter of Rocky Mountain Institute
  Thursday, May 3, 2012

Featured Blogs

THE CITY IS THE CRUCIBLE FOR THE EV MARKET

THE POWER OF BRAINSTORMING AND GROUPTHINK

RMI VISITS THE VOLT FACTORY

GOING "BEYOND THE LIGHT SWITCH" 

TAKE ME OUT TO THE (SOLAR POWERED) BALL GAME

RMI in the News

HOLISTIC VIEW OF BUILDINGS CAN CUT ENERGY USE, COSTS
GreenBiz

BEYOND COAL AND OIL: A VISION FOR CLEAN ENERGY
Houston Chronicle

BIG, BOLD NEW IDEAS FOR UTILITIES
Intelligent Utility

GSA SAVES TAXPAYER MONEY WITH DEEP ENERGY RETROFITS
Forbes

RMI Update

U.S. CITIES SEE EVS IN THEIR FUTURE
RMI's Project Get Ready has recently added New York, Seattle, St. Paul, and the state of Vermont as partners, exceeding its goal to build a network of 20 North American cities committed to get ready for EVs. 

The PGR network now reaches more than 26.4 million potential EV consumers and has made great headway in getting local businesses, citizens, and municipalities ready to support a greater number of EVs on the road. Learn more

EXPLORE OUR 30 YEARS OF IMPACT
View RMI's "Universe of Impact" to explore thirty years of solving problems and building a better world. It is supporters like you who have provided the resources to be bold in our vision and recommendations. Now, we need you to stand beside us as we work to make our shared vision a reality.

Video

REINVENTING FIRE: AN IDEA WORTH SPREADING 

Watch Amory Lovins discuss Reinventing Fire on TED. And share with your friends—because an economy powered by efficiency and renewables is "an idea worth spreading."

Upcoming Events

GETTING EV READY AROUND THE GLOBE
RMI, the U.S. Department of Energy, the International Energy Agency, and the University of California, Davis will debut the Global Electric Vehicle Insights Exchange at the Global EV Cities and Ecosystems Conference, hosted by the UCLA Luskin Center and the UC Davis Institute of Transportation on Saturday, May 5. Follow the announcement on Twitter @RockyMtnInst.

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF RMI IN THE BIG APPLE
Next week on May 10, RMI celebrates its 30th anniversary at the Empire State Building in New York. Check out the skyscraper's lights that night. They will be green in honor of RMI and the breakthrough retrofit of the world's most famous office building.

What You're Saying

@EcoCorpo: "Stadiums use some big energy RF @RockyMtnInst: New this baseball season: Your beer is going to be cooled by the sun"   

Stephen Love Willis: "RMI rocks! Thanks for your 30 years of providing pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environmental problems. Especially development and promotion of the concept of negawatts." 

 

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Learn more about RMI's impact over the last 30 years, and donate now

 

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