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Mar 8, 2012

Spark: Efficiency The Key? Just Ask Tom Friedman


 
RMI Spark, the eNewsletter of Rocky Mountain Institute
  Thursday, March 8, 2012

Featured Blogs

FRIEDMAN TOUTS EFFICIENCY AS A CRITICAL STEP, CITES REINVENTING FIRE

BENEFITS OF BUILDING EFFICIENCY BEYOND ENERGY COSTS

LINKING INVESTORS AND DEVELOPERS MORE EFFICIENTLY 

CHEVRON AND THE TAX EQUITY DEPENDENCIES OF US RENEWABLE POWER

RMI in the News

TAKE THE SUBWAY 
New York Times

BATTERY BREAKTHROUGH
American Public Media Marketplace

CLIVE THOMPSON ON UNSAVING THE PLANET
Wired

EFFICIENCY PROGRAMS MUST GET DELIVERY RIGHT
Reuters  

RMI Update

DISTRIBUTED GENERATION AND CALIFORNIA'S GRID

RMI's new report addresses implications for electric utilities of declining costs and increased deployment of distributed resources such as solar panels for homes, which have spread rapidly in California.



Learn more, and download the full report here

Video

80 YEARS IN, EMPIRE STATE BUILDING STILL SPARKLING
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Watch Tony Malkin, one of the owners of the Empire State Building on NBC's The TODAY Show, as he talks about the energy efficiency retrofit that has made the building a cutting-edge symbol of American progress.

Upcoming Events

Join Ben Holland, project manager of RMI's Project Get Ready, on March 10 at SXSW in Austin, TX as he presents Electric Car: Lessons Learned in a Global Movement.

Follow the discussion on Twitter at #SXSW #EVReady. 

What You're Saying

@ALEXatSP: "Recommend Amory Lovins's "A Farewell to Fossil Fuels" in latest @ForeignAffairs."



In his Sunday column, Tom Friedman touted the importance of efficiency in the New York Times. How do you see energy efficiency improving your life? Tell us on our Facebook wall.

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