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Sep 19, 2013

Spark: America's Power Plan: The Crucial Role of Distributed Resources


RMI Spark, the eNewsletter of Rocky Mountain Institute

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Featured Blog Posts

America's Power Plan: The Crucial Role Of Distributed Resources

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RMI In The News

How Energy Efficiency Measures Are Becoming Big Business
The Guardian

Tesla Motors Eyes Self-driving Cars. How They Could Save Energy?
Christian Science Monitor

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Postcode Lottery Green Challenge 2013 Selects Winner

Want to be inspired? Need some optimism about our ability to kick the carbon emissions habit? Wonder if there are any new, innovative ideas that could create real change? I just had a healthy dose of inspiration and hope for the future. It's been an exciting couple of days in Amsterdam where I served for my fourth year as a juror in the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge. Learn More

RMI Update

America's Power Plan: U.S. Electricity System At A Crossroads

America's Power Plan—a toolkit for state and local decision makers developed by over 150 of the nation's energy experts—is the first national effort to take a comprehensive look at the challenges faced by the electric power system and outline potential policy and market design options.

Several RMI electricity experts co-authored a chapter of the plan—"Distributed Energy Resources." Learn More


eLab: The Value of Distributed Energy Resources

The U.S. is at the cusp of transformative change in the electricity system, and the only thing limiting us may be our imagination. Watch Now


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VERGE San Francisco

RMI's Cofounder and Chief Scientist Amory Lovins will be speaking at VERGE San Francisco in a keynote interview on the future of energy in San Francisco on October 17.

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Jules Kortenhorst at CGI 2013

RMI's CEO Jules Kortenhorst will be attending Clinton Global Initiative 2013 annual meeting in New York City Septembr 23-26 where he will affirm RMI's committment to Reinventing Fire. Learn More


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