Amping Up Solar in the Snowy NorthSolar farms are a no-brainer in warm and sunny places, but what about in northern climes, where snow is measured in feet, and can cover and even shut down the panels? Michigan Technological University’s Keweenaw Research Center is now part of a two-year study that will help answer that question.
Green Snow Machines Converge On UP's Michigan TechSeventeen green machines are coming to the snow-white Upper Michigan March 5-10 for the 13th annual SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge, held at Michigan Technological University’s Keweenaw Research Center.
Denso Student Design Center Expands Horizons Of Michigan Tech Engineering StudentsWhen Dallas Smolarek started working in the Denso Design Center at the Keweenaw Research Center, she was afraid to use a wrench. Now she's a skilled mechanic.
Michigan Tech Gets First Solar Energy Research CenterThe Keweenaw Research Center will dedicate Michigan Technological University’s first facility devoted to solar energy research on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 9 a.m.
Kettering Competing In Clean Snowmobile ChallengeKettering University in Flint is among the universities competing at the 2011 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge at the Keweenaw Research Center north of Hancock March 7-12.

More From CBS Detroit

Best Places To See Indie Rock In DetroitIt's called Detroit Rock City for a reason.
Best Ice Cream Shops In Metro DetroitIt's getting warm outside! Take advantage of it.
Best Hiking Trails In Metro DetroitGet out there and enjoy this unseasonably warm weather!

Watch & Listen