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.
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
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.
The latest staffing, leadership and boardroom news from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groiups.
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.
The Michigan Public Service Commission last week approved Detroit Edison Company’s request to implement Phase II of its customer-owned SolarCurrents program.
Six contentious ballot proposals are before Michigan voters on Nov. 6, including several well-funded measures backed by special interest groups and five that would require amending the Michigan Constitution.
Detroit Edison Friday issued a Request for Proposals to purchase one or more large solar photovoltaic installation as part of its utility-owned SolarCurrents program.
A proposal to require that Michigan utilities steadily boost their use of renewable energy sources over the next dozen years is stirring a whirlwind of competing claims about costs, jobs and spinoff issues that could leave voters dizzy with confusion.
Dow Corning Corp. said Monday that its encapsulants will be used in a 15-kilowatt pilot project to install rooftop solar photovoltaic panels at Seowon University in Chungju, South Korea. LG Electronics will provide the solar modules.