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Michigan Wind Industry Spins Up Power, SuccessWind 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.
ITC Fires Up First Phase Of New Thumb Power GridThe grid is now ready for more wind power from Michigan's thumb.
More Utility Customers Get Credit For Excess PowerMore wind and solar energy users in Michigan are getting billing credit for excess power they generate.
Community Solar Concept A Big Hit At Michigan Energy FairRemember 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.
GLREA's Michigan Energy Fair Highlights RenewablesIf 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
Lawsuit: Michigan Townships Seek To Block Wind PowerA 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.
10 Percent Of Power To Come From Renewable Sources By 2015The 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.
Report: Renewable Energy Heating Up In MichiganA 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. Snyder Delivers Special Message On Energy, EnvironmentGov. Rick Snyder has released a new energy and environmental policy blueprint that calls for stepped-up production of natural gas in Michigan.
ITC Offers Update On Thumb Loop For Wind PowerNovi-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.
Why It Matters: Michigan's Ballot ProposalsSix 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.
Energy Proposal Raises Debate Over Costs, JobsA 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.