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GreenLancer To Supply Solar Energy Support Material To Canadian Installer

GreenLancer.com, a web-based engineering company that designs green energy systems, announced that it has signed a master service agreement with the Toronto-based solar energy company Pure Energies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2014

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Detroit’s Greenlancer.com Wins $50K In Chicago’s Clean Energy Challenge

Detroit-based Greelancer.com won $50,000 in prizes in last week’s Clean Energy Challenge business plan competition and conference in Chicago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2014

Solar Power

DTE Picks Projects For Another Megawatt Of Solar Power

DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) has selected another 122 solar energy projects in the third expansion of the SolarCurrents customer-owned pilot program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/03/2014

Solar Power

Matt’s Favorites: Free Solar Screenings, 3D Printed Chocolate, And Much More

So what’s up on your Friday? Here’s what’s up in the tech world… first some local tidbits, then the national news from CBS, News.com and elsewhere…

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2014

Yawei Wei in his native Chinese village, Zao Yuan, with a solar power installation he engineered on his cousin's roof. Michigan Tech photo.

Michigan Tech Student From China Brings Solar Power To His Home Village

A Chinese student in power engineering at Michigan Technological University takes what he’s learned back to his native village — hoping to keep the lights on more reliably.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2014

NASA says this massive star is about to go kaboom in a massive supernova. Good thing it's a safe 20,000 light years from Earth.

Matt’s Favorites: Consumers Payment Scam, DTE Solar, Doomed Star, And Much More

So how’s everybody’s midweek coming along? Mine has been all about auto tech so far — see the nerd’s-eye view of the North American International Auto Show below. And also, enjoy these fine tech tidbits! […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2014

Solar Power

Consumers Energy Picks 31 Solar Power Projects

Consumers Energy has selected 31 solar-powered projects offered by businesses, homeowners and nonprofit groups across Michigan’s Lower Peninsula to supply renewable energy to customers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2013

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Saginaw Area Businesses Get Free Solar Site Assessment

Saginaw Future Inc., the regional economic development agency for the Saginaw Bay area, announced a free solar power site assessment for businesses in an 11-county area in the Great Lakes Bay area, the Thumb and Mid-Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/07/2013

Mike Dershowitz, representing Start Up Alley, presents the first place award to GreenLancer.com, co-founders, Michael Sharber and Patrick McCabe. GreenLancer photo.

Detroit’s GreenLancer Wins Top Startup Award At Global Solar Show

GreenLancer.com, the Detroit-based startup that has assembled a team of solar energy engineering freelancers, won first place in a new competition at last week’s Solar Power International show in Chicago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/27/2013

A live Webcam shot of the KRC's solar panels Monday afternoon. Note the snow.

Amping Up Solar in the Snowy North

Solar 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2013

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