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GE wind turbines at work. GE photo.

NextEra Energy Resources Selects GE’s New 1.7-100 Brilliant Wind Turbine for Michigan Wind Farm

On Wednesday GE (NYSE: GE) introduced the 1.7-100 Brilliant wind turbine, the world’s most efficient wind turbine in its class. GE will supply 59 of its new turbines, with a hub height of 80 meters (262 feet), to NextEra Energy Resources LLC’s wind farm, planned for the thumb region of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2013

Michelle Obama (credit: Getty Images) File

GM Manager, Holland Man To Sit With Michelle Obama

A General Motors plant manager and a western Michigan wind turbine company worker are scheduled to sit near the first lady during the State of the Union address.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2012

The wind turbine atop Huntington's downtown Muskegon building

Huntington Bank Harnesses Wind Energy at West Michigan Office

Columbus, Ohio-based Huntington Bank has installed a new wind turbine at its Muskegon offices – the bank’s first renewable energy project and the site of study for possible future Huntington wind energy installations


Event Notices From February 15

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology focused businesses and institutions, before they’re posted on the GLITR IT Calendar.



WindTronics Builds National Installer Network Through NECA

Muskegon-based WindTronics today announced an alliance with the National Electrical Contractors Association and local NECA chapters to facilitate the installation of the Honeywell Wind Turbine, a gearless, frictionless and virtually silent small wind turbine for homes and businesses.


Brighton Firm Gets DoE Wind Grant

Brighton-based Clean Green Energy LLC said it had received a $620,000 grant award from the United States Department of Energy to help bring a 200-kilowatt vertical axis wind turbine design into cost-effective mass production.


EMU Electrician, Faculty, Students Bring Energy To Wind Turbine

Larry Holmes, the group leader and master electrician at Eastern Michigan University, is generating some energy in the classroom when it comes to wind turbines. Holmes, along with Jonathan Lin, professor of computer-aided engineering, recently […]