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Mar 6, 2014

Spark: Fort Collins’ Clean Energy Economy Powers Ahead with Jobs, Innovation, and Savings



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RMI Spark, the eNewsletter of Rocky Mountain Institute

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Featured Blog Posts

Fort Collins' Clean Energy Economy Powers Ahead With Jobs, Innovation, And Savings

No Californian Left Behind: Clean And Affordable Transportation For All

Fickle Winds

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RMI In The News

GreenBiz Forum Names Top Environmental NGOs
The Nation

Utility In A Box? Why Solar Plus Storage Equals Trouble For Utilities
Marketwatch Wall Street Journal

Walmart's Concept Hybrid Truck Would Make A More Efficient Fleet
Triple Pundit

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Winter 2014 Solutions Journal Is Now Online

In this issue of Solutions Journal, we explore the economics of grid defection, BMW's carbon fiber i3, how RMI is scaling up to drive greater impact, techniques grid operators are using to integrate high percentages of renewables, the shift from net-zero buildings to net-zero districts and communities, and more. Read More

RMI Update

Bold Goals, Measurable Impact

Transforming global energy use to create a clean, prosperous, and secure energy future is an ambitious, vital undertaking—and our sole focus. To succeed, we need to rapidly scale our impact—to “reinvent fire”—making the shift from fossil fuels to energy efficiency and renewables by 2050, if not sooner.

That’s why we’ve established bold goals to achieve by 2025—accomplishments that put us on track to achieve the full energy system transformation. Learn More


Going Big On Solar

RMI Senior Associate Jesse Morris explains how RMI is working to make solar photovoltaic more affordable and less financially risky, and how it is innovating new models for utilities to cost-effectively scale solar across the country. Watch Now

Upcoming Events

Western Energy Institute Spring Energy Symposium

Principal Owen Smith will speak on the panel "Wind and Sun are Free: Implications of Net Metering" on March 13 in San Diego, CA. Learn More

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