alternative energy


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

Albert Berriz

DTE-ESD Conference Keynoter: Green Means Fatter Margins

If 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2012

Event Notices From January 27-29

The latest meeting and event notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2012

A worker walks amid a field of solar panels atop the Ikea home furnishings store in Centennial, Colorado. A similar installation is now atop Ikea's Canton Township store. (Credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

IKEA To Install Solar Panels At Canton Store

IKEA announced plans to install solar energy panels on five of its United States furniture store locations – including the store in Canton.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2012


State Boosts Start-Ups With $25 Million

The Michigan Strategic Fund is awarding $25 million to eight organizations that will support entrepreneurs in launching and growing companies throughout the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/27/2011


Monroe County CC Adding Alternative Energy Courses

Monroe County Community College will hold a public information session on its new alternative energy courses Tuesday, July 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Rooms 259 and 260 of the La Z Boy Center on main campus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2011


Snyder Meets With Renewables CEOs, Lauds Holland Company

Gov. Rick Snyder attended an invitation-only discussion with Michigan-based alternative energy CEOs at Energetx Composites LLC in Holland Wednesday prior to a luncheon held in his honor held by the Tulip Time festival and lauded Energetx with the first ever “Reinventing Michigan” award for turning boat building technology into wind turbine parts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2011

A streetlight on exhibit at the Macomb County All Things Green event Wednesday. It's off the grid -- powered by solar panels and a small wind generator.

Big Crowd In Macomb Looks At ‘All Things Green’

Interest in clean green power and energy efficiency is only growing in Macomb County, based on Wednesday’s Macomb County Chamber “All Things Green” 2011 conference.



ESD Talks Billions In Renewable Energy Opportunities

The Engineering Society of Detroit provided a wide-ranging look at the challenges and opportunities in renewable energy for Michigan and the globe overall at its annual Alternative Energy Conference Wednesday at the Hyatt Regency Dearborn. […]


Grand Valley State University's Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center on the Lake Muskegon shoreline. Grand Valley State University photo.

MAREC Grant Will Expand Energy, Tech Start-ups

Grand Valley State University’s Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center has received a grant to enhance the center’s business incubator program that supports energy and technology-related business start-ups.