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Stanford Scientists Develop Batteries That Are Greener, Last Longer Than Today’s Batteries

Scientists at Stanford University said they have developed a high-performance aluminum-ion battery that could replace the alkaline and lithium-ion batteries that are used to power devices today.


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Obama Seeks $2 Billion In Private Dollars For Clean Energy

President Barack Obama is setting a goal of raising $2 billion from the private sector for investments in clean energy.


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Consumers Energy Unveils “This is My Michigan” Green Generation Photo Contest

Spectacular Michigan sunsets. Breathtaking views of the Great Lakes. Camping and bonfires with family and friends. Enjoying one of Michigan’s premier golf courses. Consumers Energy wants you to show us your Michigan. The company announced its inaugural “This is My Michigan” Green Generation photo contest which launched online May 1.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2013

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WSU Team Wins Michigan Clean Energy Venture Challenge

A team of Wayne State University graduate students and their unique energy-harvesting technology has won the $50,000 first prize in the Michigan Clean Energy Venture Challenge, judges announced Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2012


Report: Michigan Gains Most Tech Jobs In Nation

It’s another positive economic sign for the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2011

Former Gov. Jennifer Granholm spoke at the Clinton School of Public Service. (File photo)

Granholm Speaks In Arkansas About Clean Energy Investments

The Democrat says the federal government needs to do more to develop solar energy and other forms of power.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2011


Granholm Joins Pew to Champion Clean Energy Policy

The Pew Charitable Trusts in Washington, D.C. announced this week that former Michigan Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm will serve as a senior advisor in their efforts to promote clean energy policies that create jobs, stimulate innovation, spur investment and enhance America’s competitiveness in the global clean energy race.



Report Backs EPA Pollution Rules As Job Creator

Air pollution rules being proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency for the electric power sector will provide economic benefits and jobs across much of the United States — including 60,000 jobs in Michigan — concentrated especially in the next five years, according to a new report from Ceres announced at the 2011 Good Jobs, Green Jobs National Conference


Swedish King Honors Gov For Clean Energy

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden on Thursday honored Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm with the Order of the Polar Star for her work to promote a clean energy economy.