green energy

Solar panels (credit: Wikimedia)

Large Solar Array Planned At Ford Headquarters

Ford executive chairman Bill Ford said the project reflects the automaker’s “long history of innovation and a deep commitment to sustainability.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2014

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Conservatives Form Group Favoring Renewable Energy

The recent launch of the Michigan Conservative Energy Forum comes as Gov. Rick Snyder and legislators consider updating Michigan’s electricity law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/01/2014

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Green Energy Fees Disappearing From Utility Bills

Four years after raising customers’ bills to meet mandates to sell cleaner power, Michigan’s biggest utilities are eliminating the fees or slashing them significantly.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2013

East English Village Preparatory Academy is one of Detroit's more energy-efficient schools. (credit: WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Detroit Schools Take On ‘Go Green’ Challenge

It’s “Go Green Week” in the Detroit Public Schools and the district is unveiling a number of energy-saving practices.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/26/2012

The NextEnergy Center in Detroit

NextEnergy Celebrates Ten Years of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

NextEnergy is celebrating 10 years of success in driving innovation and the economy forward with an exclusive event honoring companies and innovators in advanced energy technologies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2012

Stanford Ovshinsky

Hybrid Vehicle Battery Creator Ovshinsky Dies At 89

He was known as the ‘hero of the electric car movement.’ Stanford Ovshinsky, a Bloomfield Hills resident, has died at age 89.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2012

The groundbreaking earlier this year for the Fremont Community Digester. U.S. Department of Agriculture photo.

Stabenow, Local Officials Help Novi Energy Celebrate Digester Startup

Federal, state, local and private sector officials Wednesday celebrated the launch of the $22 million Fremont Community Digester plant, which produces electric power by processing organic waste.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2012

GM-EnergyStar

Energy Star, GM Share Energy Saving Trends

Nearly 100 building operators, corporate energy managers and manufacturing managers gathered Tuesday at the General Motors Heritage Center to hear the latest in energy saving trends from Energy Star.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2012

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Waste Management’s New Pine Tree Acres Green Energy Plant Begins Production

Waste Management announced today that the company has completed construction of its new gas-to-energy plant at the Pine Tree Acres Renewable Energy Facility in Lenox. The plant helps power approximately 12,000 Michigan homes and has created positions for five newly hired staff.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2012

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

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