Residents With Solar Panels Protest Michigan Energy MeasureDozens rallied at the Capitol, holding umbrellas to urge lawmakers not to block the sun.
Ikea Expanding Solar Array Atop Canton StoreIkea says the store's solar array will produce the equivalent of enough energy to power 135 homes.
Electric-Car Drivers Trading Gas For Solar PowerOwners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight.
GreenLancer To Supply Solar Energy Support Material To Canadian InstallerGreenLancer.com, a web-based engineering company that designs green energy systems, announced that it has signed a master service agreement with the Toronto-based solar energy company Pure Energies.
Detroit's Greenlancer.com Wins $50K In Chicago's Clean Energy ChallengeDetroit-based Greelancer.com won $50,000 in prizes in last week's Clean Energy Challenge business plan competition and conference in Chicago.
DTE Picks Projects For Another Megawatt Of Solar PowerDTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) has selected another 122 solar energy projects in the third expansion of the SolarCurrents customer-owned pilot program.
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Michigan Tech Student From China Brings Solar Power To His Home VillageA Chinese student in power engineering at Michigan Technological University takes what he's learned back to his native village -- hoping to keep the lights on more reliably.
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Consumers Energy Picks 31 Solar Power ProjectsConsumers Energy has selected 31 solar-powered projects offered by businesses, homeowners and nonprofit groups across Michigan's Lower Peninsula to supply renewable energy to customers.
Saginaw Area Businesses Get Free Solar Site AssessmentSaginaw Future Inc., the regional economic development agency for the Saginaw Bay area, announced a free solar power site assessment for businesses in an 11-county area in the Great Lakes Bay area, the Thumb and Mid-Michigan.
Detroit's GreenLancer Wins Top Startup Award At Global Solar ShowGreenLancer.com, the Detroit-based startup that has assembled a team of solar energy engineering freelancers, won first place in a new competition at last week's Solar Power International show in Chicago.
Amping Up Solar in the Snowy NorthSolar farms are a no-brainer in warm and sunny places, but what about in northern climes, where snow is measured in feet, and can cover and even shut down the panels? Michigan Technological University’s Keweenaw Research Center is now part of a two-year study that will help answer that question.
Customer Solar Projects Selected For Consumers Energy Program; Next Phase OpenSolar projects planned by 16 residential customers have been selected to move forward as part of Consumers Energy's ongoing implementation of Michigan's energy reform law.
DTE Energy Selects SolarCurrents ProjectsDTE Energy selected 67 solar energy projects in the second round of its expansion of the SolarCurrents customer-owned pilot program, which offers customers a more affordable way to install solar photovoltaic systems on their homes and businesses.