renewable energy

Oakland Energy and Water Ventures

New Investment Fund Seeks Deals In Clean Energy and Water

A new investment fund, Oakland Energy and Water Ventures, announced this week that it’s looking for second-stage deals in energy conservation and water treatment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2014

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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


GM Gets Steamy with Detroit Renewable Energy

General Motors and Detroit Renewable Energy announced a renewable energy project to turn solid municipal waste from Metro Detroit into process steam that will be used to heat and cool portions of GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2013

CMS Energy-Consumers Energy headquarters in Jackson.

Learn How to Produce Renewable Energy for Consumers Energy

Consumers Energy is sponsoring a forum to provide information to anyone interested in a new program to sell electricity produced by anaerobic digesters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2013

cross winds energy park

Consumers Breaks Ground For New Wind Farm

Consumers Energy, its contractors, Tuscola County-area landowners and local government officials held a groundbreaking event Friday to officially start construction of the company’s second wind park, called the Cross Winds Energy Park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/03/2013

Renewable Energy Group Urges 40% Renewable Power Goal By 2035

Michigan could be getting a lot more of its electricity from renewable sources, a renewable energy trade group says.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2013

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SunEdison Founder Jigar Shah To Keynote Mi-EIBC Gala

The Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council, an association of Michigan advanced energy companies, announced that SunEdison founder Jigar Shah will be the keynote speaker for Mi-EIBC’s upcoming Michigan Energy Innovators Gala on Monday, Oct. 28.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2013

Plans Move Forward On $50M Wind Power Project

DTE said the 10 turbine, 20 megawatt project will create enough energy to power about 9,000 homes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2013

Solar Power

State Seeks Comment On Report Backing More Michigan Renewable Energy

Michigan Public Service Commission Chairman John D. Quackenbush and Michigan Energy Office Director Steve Bakkal Friday issued a draft report on renewable energy in Michigan and said they’re seeking public comment on it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/22/2013

A 1.6-megawatt wind turbine in Mason County's Lake Winds Energy Park. (Credit: Matt Roush/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Report: Mich. Set To Meet Renewable Energy Target

A report shows that Michigan’s energy providers are on track to meet their 2015 renewable energy mandate, but are capable of more.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/21/2013