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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

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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

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GreenLancer.com Reports 10X Spike In Customers Since June

The concept of GreenLancer.com, a virtual team of solar engineers to do all the pre-construction work for solar power projects, is winning more than just awards.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2013

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Marysville Campus To Use Sun For Energy, Education

A $2.2 million project is underway at the St. Clair County Regional Education Service Agency campus in Marysville to create solar energy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2013

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More Utility Customers Get Credit For Excess Power

More wind and solar energy users in Michigan are getting billing credit for excess power they generate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2013

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

Community Solar Concept A Big Hit At Michigan Energy Fair

Remember this phrase: Community solar. It may just be the way solar energy finally fulfills its promise of cheap, clean electricity. The dedication of a new community solar installation in Traverse City Friday was the buzz on Saturday at the Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association’s Michigan Energy Fair in Ludington.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2013

Doug Housemen of EnerNex tells a Michigan Energy Fair audience about the future of residential electricity. Matt Roush photo.

GLREA’s Michigan Energy Fair Highlights Renewables

If you wanted to learn more about the business case for renewable power, the Michigan Energy Fair in West Michigan’s Ludington was the place to be Friday

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2013

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Report: Renewable Energy Heating Up In Michigan

A new report finds that most of Michigan’s electricity providers are on pace to generate 10 percent of their power from renewable sources by 2015.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2013

HR Notices From January 15

The latest staffing, leadership and boardroom news from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groiups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/15/2013

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Nextek Power Systems: Technology You Can Bank On

When PNC Financial decided to push farther than the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum certification for their model net-zero energy branch in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., the goal was high: 50 percent energy savings and the same or better comfort for staff and customers as compared to PNC’s 2500-plus branches. A Detroit company’s technology was the key.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2013

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