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Renewable Energy Poised to Thrive Under any White House

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There is likely little a Trump administration could do to stem the growth of renewable forms of energy. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Energy, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy

New Michigan Policies Make Energy Efficiency a Priority

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New Michigan legislation makes it easier and more affordable for local governments to initiate energy efficiency programs at public facilities and operations. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Energy, Public Policy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability

Report Measures Impact of Renewable Portfolio Standard

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Michigan's Legislators should consider the increasingly positive business case for supporting the state's Renewable Portfolio Standard before acting to roll it back or eliminate it outright. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Air, Clean Water, Climate Change, Energy, Environmental Legislation, Greenhouse Gases, Public Policy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability

Factual Support Lacking in Michigan Legislature's Effort to Change Net Metering Law

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Changes in Michigan net metering laws should be based on actual data, not conjecture. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Energy, Environmental Legislation, Public Policy, Renewable Energy

Technology, Regulation Can Change Michigan's Energy Future — But How?

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Proposed legislative changes to Michigan's net metering policy could dramatically impact the state's renewable energy future. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Environmental Regulation, Public Policy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability

The Future is now for Viable Energy-Related Efforts

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Recent studies confirm renewables and efficiency technologies leading the way toward our energy future. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Energy, Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy

Snyder faces challenges in boosting Michigan's energy efficiency, renewable energy

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Michigan’s governor looks to advance state’s energy policies but faces push back from the Legislature. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Clean Air, Energy, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy

Legislature Considered Solid Waste Addition to Renewable Energy Act – A Curious Approach

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The Michigan Legislature attempted to add burning solid waste within the definition of “renewable energy." Continue Reading ›

Tags: Energy, Renewable Energy, Solid Waste

Michigan retains No. 12 Ranking — on State Energy Efficiency Scorecard, That is...

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Michigan's energy efficiency scorecard shows an improved score over 2013, but state maintained is 12th place ranking nationally. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Energy, Renewable Energy

FERC Order Aims to Modernize Energy Transmission Systems

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New FERC rule establishes requirements for power transmission planning and cost allocation, while promoting development of renewable energy projects. Continue Reading ›

Tags: Environmental Regulation, Renewable Energy
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