Wind power in Michigan has become a big business. The state is about to join the elite “Gigawatt Club,” being one of only a handful of states to generate more than a billion watts of electricity from wind power. More than 40 companies in the wind industry now employ more than 3,000 Michiganders.
The grid is now ready for more wind power from Michigan’s thumb.
More wind and solar energy users in Michigan are getting billing credit for excess power they generate.
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 Chicago company planning to build 39 wind towers in rural central Michigan has sued three communities it says want to block the $120 million renewable energy project.
The Michigan Public Service Commission’s annual renewable energy report finds the use of wind, sun and other renewables was expected to have reached 4.7 percent last year – up from 3.6 percent the previous year.
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.
Gov. Rick Snyder has released a new energy and environmental policy blueprint that calls for stepped-up production of natural gas in Michigan.
Novi-based ITC Holdings Corp. provided an update on its Thumb Loop project for local officials in an “appreciation event” attended by about 60 people Tuesday.