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Feb 6, 2014

Spark: Helping Islands Create Climate Wealth For All



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RMI Spark, the eNewsletter of Rocky Mountain Institute

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Featured Blog Posts

The Road To Clean-Energy Islands

Off-Grid Sweat Equity


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RMI In The News

Branson's Necker Island To Pioneer Renewables Micro-Grid
Business Green

Resourcefulness Survey Shows Disconnect Between Utilities And Customers
Triple Pundit

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Rocky Mountain Institute Awarded Generous Funding From Dutch Postcode Lottery

RMI is excited to announce it has been renewed as a beneficiary of the Dutch Postcode Lottery and was awarded $1.2M at this week's Goed Geld Gala in Amsterdam. The second largest charitable funder in the world, the Postcode Lottery gave a record €302 million to 101 charities around the world.

Listen to Archbishop Desmond Tutu's inspiring speech at the event.

RMI is honored to be a partner of the Postcode Lottery, along with many other worthy charities including Peace Parks, World Wildlife Fund, Carbon War Room, The Climate Group, and the Clinton Foundation. RMI has received over $7 million in funding from the Postcode Lottery over the past six years. Learn More

(Pictured check being presented by Marieke van Schaik to RMI's CEO Jules Kortenhorst and Managing Director Marty Pickett. Photo credit: Roy Beusker Fotografie)


RMI Update

RMI Joins Caribbean Leaders To Discuss Climate Challenges And Opportunities

This week, Rocky Mountain Institute joins the Carbon War Room at Creating Climate Wealth, an invitation-only conference in the Caribbean bringing together island leaders to plan and create a clean energy future. In this guest post, Sir Richard Branson talks about why he's so excited about the effort. Read More

RMI Update

Save Our Beautiful Islands: Switch On Renewables

Carbon War Room's Smart Island Economies operation aims to develop a successful model for low carbon implementation, and replicate it across other Caribbean and Pacific islands. Watch Now






Upcoming Events

MIT Energy Conference

Principal Dan Seif will moderate a panel on "Expanding the Solar Frontier through Finance Innovation" at this conference taking place February 21-22 in Cambridge, MA.   Learn More

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