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GM Using Landfill Gas To Power Fort Wayne Plant

“You absolutely can’t smell it,” says company spokeswoman Stephanie Jentgen.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2013

A 1.6-megawatt wind turbine in Mason County's Lake Winds Energy Park. (Credit: Matt Roush/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Report: Mich. Set To Meet Renewable Energy Target

A report shows that Michigan’s energy providers are on track to meet their 2015 renewable energy mandate, but are capable of more.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/21/2013

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Marysville Campus To Use Sun For Energy, Education

A $2.2 million project is underway at the St. Clair County Regional Education Service Agency campus in Marysville to create solar energy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2013

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More Utility Customers Get Credit For Excess Power

More wind and solar energy users in Michigan are getting billing credit for excess power they generate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2013

David Shonnard, Sustainable Futures Institute director at Michigan Tech, visits a jatropha plantation near Merida, Mexico with industry representatives. Michigan Tech photo.

Michigan Tech Helps Develop Sustainable Bioenergy Across the Americas

Michigan Technological University’s Sustainable Futures Institute and a broad range of Pan American partners see biofuel as a good answer to society’s growing need for alternative energy. But they want to make sure that it is produced in a sustainable way, benefiting rather than harming the societies and environments producing it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/21/2013

Report: Renewable Energy Heating Up In Michigan

A new report finds that most of Michigan’s electricity providers are on pace to generate 10 percent of their power from renewable sources by 2015.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2013

Gov. Snyder Delivers Special Message On Energy, Environment

Gov. Rick Snyder has released a new energy and environmental policy blueprint that calls for stepped-up production of natural gas in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2012

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Why It Matters: Michigan’s Ballot Proposals

Six contentious ballot proposals are before Michigan voters on Nov. 6, including several well-funded measures backed by special interest groups and five that would require amending the Michigan Constitution.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2012

Energy Proposal Raises Debate Over Costs, Jobs

A proposal to require that Michigan utilities steadily boost their use of renewable energy sources over the next dozen years is stirring a whirlwind of competing claims about costs, jobs and spinoff issues that could leave voters dizzy with confusion.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2012

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DTE Wraps Up Work On Gratiot County Wind Project

DTE Energy says it’s wrapped up construction and started up full commercial operations at its Gratiot County Wind Project, which includes 133 turbines.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2012

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