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Michigan Wind Industry Spins Up Power, Success

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/04/2013

ITC's new Thumb Loop power lines. ITC Holding photo.

ITC Fires Up First Phase Of New Thumb Power Grid

The grid is now ready for more wind power from Michigan’s thumb.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2013

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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

Lawsuit: Michigan Townships Seek To Block Wind Power

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2013

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10 Percent Of Power To Come From Renewable Sources By 2015

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2013

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

Gov. Snyder Delivers Special Message On Energy, Environment

Gov. Rick Snyder has released a new energy and environmental policy blueprint that calls for stepped-up production of natural gas in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2012

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ITC Offers Update On Thumb Loop For Wind Power

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2012

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