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Electric-Car Drivers Trading Gas For Solar PowerOwners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight.
GM Using Landfill Gas To Power Fort Wayne Plant"You absolutely can't smell it," says company spokeswoman Stephanie Jentgen.
Report: Mich. Set To Meet Renewable Energy TargetA report shows that Michigan's energy providers are on track to meet their 2015 renewable energy mandate, but are capable of more.
Marysville Campus To Use Sun For Energy, EducationA $2.2 million project is underway at the St. Clair County Regional Education Service Agency campus in Marysville to create solar energy.
More Utility Customers Get Credit For Excess PowerMore wind and solar energy users in Michigan are getting billing credit for excess power they generate.
Michigan Tech Helps Develop Sustainable Bioenergy Across the AmericasMichigan 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.
Report: Renewable Energy Heating Up In MichiganA 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.
Gov. Snyder Delivers Special Message On Energy, EnvironmentGov. Rick Snyder has released a new energy and environmental policy blueprint that calls for stepped-up production of natural gas in Michigan.
Why It Matters: Michigan's Ballot ProposalsSix 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.
Energy Proposal Raises Debate Over Costs, JobsA 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.
DTE Wraps Up Work On Gratiot County Wind ProjectDTE Energy says it's wrapped up construction and started up full commercial operations at its Gratiot County Wind Project, which includes 133 turbines.
DTE-ESD Conference Keynoter: Green Means Fatter MarginsIf you're not green, you're nuts. That was the blunt message of the CEO of Ann Arbor property managers McKinley Inc., Albert Berriz, in the keynote of Wednesday's DTE Energy - Engineering Society of Detroit Energy Conference & Exhibition.
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