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May 31, 2012

Spark: Which Cities Have Captured 30% of the Global EV Market?

 
RMI Spark, the eNewsletter of Rocky Mountain Institute
  Thursday, May 31, 2012

Featured Blogs

"JUST LEED PLATINUM?"

SAUDIS WON'T SETTLE FOR ENERGY STATUS QUO; WHY SHOULD U.S.?

SOLAR FRIENDLY COMMUNITIES IN COLORADO

ENERGY APATHY: THE PRICE AND THE CURE 

FIGHT THE RISING PLUG LOAD MONSTER

RMI in the News

SOLAR PANELS FROM CHINA
NPR On Point (podcast)

NEW YORK LEADS ON EV ISSUES 
The New York Times

EMPIRE STATE BUILDING INNOVATIONS GENERATE BIG ENERGY SAVINGS
Yahoo! News

THE NET ENERGY METERING DEBATE: SYMPTOM OF A DEEPER ISSUE
Greentech Media

RMI Update

TRACKING THE GLOBAL PUSH TO PLUG IN
This month, at the World EV Cities and Ecosystems Conference co-hosted by the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation, RMI and partners launched the EV City Casebook. The report gives a snapshot of 16 pioneering cities and regions across nine countries who have managed to capture 30 percent of the early EV market. Download the casebook and learn how your city can drive EV deployment using global best practices.

RMI30: A GREAT NIGHT IN NYC

On May 10, RMI celebrated its 30th anniversary at the Empire State Building along with friends, supporters, and new faces. As the tower shone green for this exciting milestone in RMI history, the atmosphere on the 61st floor was filled with hope for how, together, we can speed the shift to a new energy future. See photos and watch video from the event. 

Video

RMI30: WHAT WE'VE CREATED TOGETHER 

Watch RMI supporters discuss the impact we've created together over the last three decades.

Friends of RMI

DUTCH POSTCODE LOTTERY: BRING YOUR GREEN BUSINESS PLAN TO MARKET
The Postcode Lottery Green Challenge, an international competition for sustainable entrepreneurs, is looking for products and services that directly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and score well on convenience, quality, and design.  Submit your business plan before July 31 for a chance to win €500,000. 

CATAWBA COLLEGE: PROMOTING ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP
The deadline to apply for the 2012 National Environmental Summit for High School Students at Catawba College, a partnership with RMI, has  been extended to June 14. The program, "Redesigning Our Future," which allows students to explore environmental leadership, will be held July 9-14. Learn more

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@retrotec: "Residential energy codes will improve by 50 percent over next three years," - James Brew from @RockyMtnInst." 

Peter Wong: "I totally love what RMI is doing. I'm hoping all those ideas and techniques trickle down to the masses."

 

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