Wind Farm Critics Want To Stop Expansion In Upper PeninsulaOpponents say 14 turbines in Delta County are noisy and are a threat to birds.
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.
Turbines Begins Operation At DTE Energy's Echo Wind ParkThe first 13 wind turbines at DTE Energy's (NYSE: DTE) Echo Wind Park have been commissioned, with the entire facility set to begin commercial operation by the end of November.
Debate Over Renewable Energy Ballot Issue Heats UpThe debate over increasing Michigan's renewable energy requirements is starting to heat up faster than a solar panel on a cloudless summer day.
MEDC: Three Companies To Invest $22M, Add 200 Jobs In MichiganThe Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced that three companies were approved for incentives by the Michigan Strategic Fund through the Michigan Business Development and Community Revitalization Programs to support their expansions in the state.
DTE Wraps Up Work On Gratiot County Wind ProjectDTE Energy says it's wrapped up construction and started up full commercial operations at its Gratiot County Wind Project, which includes 133 turbines.
DTE Energy Selects Advanced GE Technology for Four Wind Projects in MichiganGE has received contracts to supply 137 wind turbines to DTE Energy for wind projects in lower Michigan.
GR Mayor: State Should Take Over Wind Turbine Site SelectionGrand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell called for a state takeover of the permit and site selection process for wind turbines at Ferris State University's fifth annual Michigan Energy Conference Thursday.
Dignitaries Attend Official Groundbreaking for Gratiot County Wind ProjectInvenergy Wind LLC and DTE Energy Tuesday welcomed more than 150 invited guests, including local, state and federal officials, and business and community leaders, at the official groundbreaking ceremony for the Gratiot County Wind Project.
Altair to Showcase New Method of Optimizing Weight of Composite Fan BladesTroy-based Altair Engineering Inc. announced that it will deliver a paper presentation at ASME Turbo Expo 2011, describing a new application for optimizing the weight of composite fan blades using Altair's HyperWorks suite of computer-aided design tools.
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Detroit Edison Seeks Wind Turbine Supplier