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Sep 27, 2012

Spark: Lightweighting: Achieving a “B-HAG” (Big Hairy Audacious Goal) with EVs

 
RMI Spark, the eNewsletter of Rocky Mountain Institute
 
Thursday, September 27, 2012

Featured Blogs

LIGHTWEIGHTING A KEY TO DOE'S EV GRAND CHALLENGE

CISCO'S 'GENERATION EVERYWHERE' UTILITY VISION

BUILDING INSPIRATION THROUGH AN ICONIC RETROFIT

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RMI in the News  

HOW SUSTAINABILITY CAN SAVE BUSINESS
Huffington Post

HOW TO SPARK A 'RENEWABLES REVOLUTION'
Mother Nature Network

ARCHITECTS LAUNCH COMMITMENT TO MAKE DESIGN A CATALYST FOR PUBLIC HEALTH
Dallas Morning News

RMI Update

AUTOCOMPOSITES WORKSHOP

RMI experience has shown that “coopetition” can unleash opportunity and overcome structural and economic barriers.

Autocomposites Workshop

By gathering a group of diverse stakeholders—the material supply chain, automakers, Tier 1s, investors, scientists, and government decision makers—we hope to identify, evaluate, and enable part-specific pathways to market that can kickstart high-volume adoption of automotive carbon fiber composites. Learn More

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RMI'S SUPPORTERS: IN THEIR OWN WORDS

RMI Supporters

Visionary partners have provided the resources for Rocky Mountain Institute to be bold in our work and recommendations.

Your continued partnership in this mission truly humbles and motivates us. Hear from our Partners

UPCOMING EVENTS

KEYNOTE: AFEC 

Buildings Principal James Brew will give the keynote address at AFEC (Advanced Facilities Management and Engineering Conference) on October 3 in Denver. Learn More

VERGE SF @GREENBUILD

VERGE SF @ Greenbuild (November 12-13) explores new opportunities created by the convergence of technologies for energy, information, buildings, and transportation. 

Ben Holland, Program Manager of Project Get Ready, will speak about EV adoption. Hurry, early registration ends Sept. 28. Register today using the following priority discount code: v12RMI

What You're Saying

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@JoeNyangon we need more @RockyMtnInstand more companies like AT&T willing to collaborate on BIG ideas. —@thecitizen

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 When the U.S. Military is embracing something, we all need to pay attention. Excellent piece by Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI)—Brandon S. 

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January 10, 2013

Can someone tell me what happened to the carbon fiber SUV RMI was developing that would run on bio-fuel from weeds that grow everywhere in the middle of the US? There was a great video on YouTube about it...now nothing! What happened??

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