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Oct 31, 2013

Spark: Sandy One Year Later: The Path Ahead for the Northeast’s Electricity Grid


RMI Spark, the eNewsletter of Rocky Mountain Institute

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Featured Blog Posts

Sandy One Year Later

Renewables' Bird Problem

A High Renewables Tomorrow, Today: Samsø, Denmark

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RMI In The News

Debate About The Future Of Utilities Moves Into The World Of Regulation GreenTech Media

How eLab Is Accelerating Change In The Electricity Sector
Mother Nature Network

Do you use the Flipboard app for your IOS or Android device? We invite you to check out our Flipboard magazine, featuring energy news from around the world, updated daily. Learn More.

Annual Report: Making America's Buildings Superefficient

Buildings in the U.S. consume 42 percent of total energy and 72 percent of electricity. They use more energy than any entire country except the U.S. and China. Yet investing an extra $0.5 trillion in the nation's 120 million buildings between now and 2050 could save $1.9 trillion. (Turn to page 9 in pdf) Read More

RMI Update

Retrofit Guide For Healthcare Facilities

In collaboration with RMI and other partners, NREL's Advanced Energy Retrofit Guides (AERGs) were created to help decision makers plan, design, and implement energy improvement projects in their facilities.

With energy managers in mind, they present practical guidance for kick-starting the process and maintaining momentum throughout the project life cycle. Learn more


Energiewende: A Community Goes 100% Renewable

Visit one of Germany's numerous 100% Renewable Villages, which are increasingly covering all of their electricity and heat demand from local renewables. Watch Now

Upcoming Events

Smart City Expo World Congress

Cofounder, Chief Scientist, and Chairman Emeritus Amory Lovins will keynote the Smart City Expo World Congress on November 21, 2013 in Barcelona. Learn More

What You're Saying

@climateprogress: Shanghai to forbid coal burning as China monitors the effects of smog thkpr.gs/1hnhn6y

@rcooley123: Revival planned for energy efficiency bill - National Journal bit.ly/19pDE6

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