University Of Michigan OKs ‘Net Zero’ Carbon Emission PlanThe University of Michigan announced a plan Thursday to achieve “net zero” carbon footprint status for its $12.5 billion endowment by 2050 through measures including shifting away from investment in fossil fuels and toward renewable energy.
Michigan Regulators Approve DTE Renewable Power ProgramThe Michigan Public Service Commission has approved a DTE Electric Co. program that lets residential and small commercial customers designate how much of the power they use will come from renewable sources.
New Investment Fund Seeks Deals In Clean Energy and WaterA new investment fund, Oakland Energy and Water Ventures, announced this week that it's looking for second-stage deals in energy conservation and water treatment.
Conservatives Form Group Favoring Renewable EnergyThe recent launch of the Michigan Conservative Energy Forum comes as Gov. Rick Snyder and legislators consider updating Michigan's electricity law.
GM Gets Steamy with Detroit Renewable EnergyGeneral Motors and Detroit Renewable Energy announced a renewable energy project to turn solid municipal waste from Metro Detroit into process steam that will be used to heat and cool portions of GM's Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant.
Learn How to Produce Renewable Energy for Consumers EnergyConsumers Energy is sponsoring a forum to provide information to anyone interested in a new program to sell electricity produced by anaerobic digesters.
Consumers Breaks Ground For New Wind FarmConsumers Energy, its contractors, Tuscola County-area landowners and local government officials held a groundbreaking event Friday to officially start construction of the company's second wind park, called the Cross Winds Energy Park.
Renewable Energy Group Urges 40% Renewable Power Goal By 2035Michigan could be getting a lot more of its electricity from renewable sources, a renewable energy trade group says.
SunEdison Founder Jigar Shah To Keynote Mi-EIBC GalaThe Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council, an association of Michigan advanced energy companies, announced that SunEdison founder Jigar Shah will be the keynote speaker for Mi-EIBC’s upcoming Michigan Energy Innovators Gala on Monday, Oct. 28.
Plans Move Forward On $50M Wind Power ProjectDTE said the 10 turbine, 20 megawatt project will create enough energy to power about 9,000 homes.
State Seeks Comment On Report Backing More Michigan Renewable EnergyMichigan Public Service Commission Chairman John D. Quackenbush and Michigan Energy Office Director Steve Bakkal Friday issued a draft report on renewable energy in Michigan and said they're seeking public comment on it.
Report: Mich. Set To Meet Renewable Energy TargetA report shows that Michigan's energy providers are on track to meet their 2015 renewable energy mandate, but are capable of more.
MPSC OK's 20 Megawatts Of Wind Power For DTE EnergyThe Michigan Public Service Commission has approved DTE Energy's contract to purchase 20 megawatts of renewable energy from a subsidiary of Heritage Sustainable Energy, a Michigan wind energy producer.
Consumers Energy Adds More Wind PowerConsumers Energy is Michigan's largest supplier of renewable energy and will soon be adding more to serve its customers. The company Thursday announced it had signed a contract with GE to supply 62 more wind turbine generators for the Cross Winds Energy Park in Tuscola County.
Lenawee ISD Opens High-Tech Education ShowplaceThe Lenawee Intermediate School District Monday formally opened the Center for a Sustainable Future. The $4 million, 9,000-square-foot building and its surrounding 75 acres of fields and forests will serve as a living laboratory for the future of agriculture. But as important as agriculture is, this spectacular new educational asset is a whole lot more than that.