renewable energy http://wkar.org en Wind turbines pose potential health risks http://wkar.org/post/wind-turbines-pose-potential-health-risks <p dir="ltr" id="docs-internal-guid-6b038ecf-2151-d3cf-e6c6-4884ad332688" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:16px;font-family:Georgia;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">In an effort to increase the U.S.’s renewable energy portfolio, the wind industry has grown tremendously. Michigan is now home to just under 700 turbines, but not everyone is happy about the growing wind farm industry. </span> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:30:06 +0000 Current State 49209 at http://wkar.org Wind turbines pose potential health risks Michigan conservatives join conversation on renewable energy http://wkar.org/post/michigan-conservatives-join-conversation-renewable-energy <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>A new conservative group is hoping to open up the conversation about renewable energy.&nbsp; The <a href="https://www.facebook.com/michiganconservativeenergyforum">Michigan Conservative Energy Forum</a> is working to increase the state’s investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy programs. Tue, 07 Jan 2014 15:50:34 +0000 Current State 47645 at http://wkar.org Michigan conservatives join conversation on renewable energy Environmental official encouraged by Snyder energy blueprint http://wkar.org/post/environmental-official-encouraged-snyder-energy-blueprint <p></p><p></p><p>Governor Rick Snyder wants a <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/snyder/0,4668,7-277--318423--,00.html">“no regrets energy future"</a> for Michigan by 2025.&nbsp; That was how he summarized his administration’s long-awaited energy “blueprint” which was released yesterday. Fri, 20 Dec 2013 16:29:15 +0000 Current State 46970 at http://wkar.org Environmental official encouraged by Snyder energy blueprint Environmental Groups Expect Snyder To Push For More Clean Energy http://wkar.org/post/environmental-groups-expect-snyder-push-more-clean-energy <p>Michigan environmental groups expect Governor Rick Snyder to endorse new clean energy standards in a speech next month.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 20:23:42 +0000 Jake Neher 45923 at http://wkar.org Environmental Groups Expect Snyder To Push For More Clean Energy MI electric reformers blast deregulation opponents http://wkar.org/post/mi-electric-reformers-blast-deregulation-opponents <p>Last week, <a href="http://www.publicsectorconsultants.com/">Public Sector Consultants</a>, a Lansing-based media advocacy organization, released a study suggesting that electric customers in several states that offer greater customer choice pay more for it. Some key backers of electric choice have blasted the study, calling the findings unsubstantiated. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 18:30:25 +0000 Current State 44679 at http://wkar.org MI electric reformers blast deregulation opponents Michigan On Target To Meet Renewable Energy Standards, Could Achieve More http://wkar.org/post/michigan-target-meet-renewable-energy-standards-could-achieve-more <p>A new report suggests Michigan is well-positioned to expand renewable energy production.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 21:12:14 +0000 Jake Neher 42645 at http://wkar.org Michigan On Target To Meet Renewable Energy Standards, Could Achieve More Environmental advocate anticipates Michigan energy plan discussion http://wkar.org/post/environmental-advocate-anticipates-michigan-energy-plan-discussion <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 18:14:26 +0000 Current State 42366 at http://wkar.org Environmental advocate anticipates Michigan energy plan discussion Clean energy’s future on an international level http://wkar.org/post/clean-energy-s-future-international-level <p>According to the<a href="http://www.pewenvironment.org/"> Pew Clean Energy Program</a>, global energy consumption is expected to increase 35% over the next 25 years, with much of that from growing electricity use and expanding vehicle fleets. Tue, 25 Jun 2013 18:29:57 +0000 Current State 38136 at http://wkar.org Clean energy’s future on an international level Current State #69 | April 18, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-69-april-18-2013 <p></p><p>Today on&nbsp;<em>Current State</em>: MSU's renewable energy plan; critical bacteria research; the impressive career of WKAR's Dick Estell; and pianist Bob Baldori.</p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 19:13:48 +0000 Current State 34482 at http://wkar.org MSU addresses sustainability efforts, shift toward renewable energy http://wkar.org/post/msu-addresses-sustainability-efforts-shift-toward-renewable-energy <p></p><p></p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 19:06:45 +0000 Current State 34481 at http://wkar.org MSU addresses sustainability efforts, shift toward renewable energy Bernero: Italian Green Manufacturer Coming to Lansing http://wkar.org/post/bernero-italian-green-manufacturer-coming-lansing <p>Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero says he's finalizing a deal to bring some 80 green energy jobs to the city.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 23:33:43 +0000 Kevin Lavery 27570 at http://wkar.org Bernero: Italian Green Manufacturer Coming to Lansing Report: Electricity Will Cost More if Proposal 3 Passes http://wkar.org/post/report-electricity-will-cost-more-if-proposal-3-passes <p>The campaigns squaring off against each other over Proposal 3 on the November ballot are arguing the economic merits of renewable energy. Mon, 10 Sep 2012 22:56:27 +0000 Rick Pluta 23689 at http://wkar.org Report: Electricity Will Cost More if Proposal 3 Passes Enviro Group: MSU Study Shows Economic Benefits of More Renewable http://wkar.org/post/enviro-group-msu-study-shows-economic-benefits-more-renewable <p>An environmental group says Michigan's economy would get a boost if it relied more on renewable energy sources.</p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 22:32:30 +0000 Mark Bashore 22067 at http://wkar.org Enviro Group: MSU Study Shows Economic Benefits of More Renewable Renewable Energy Campaign Files for November Ballot http://wkar.org/post/renewable-energy-campaign-files-november-ballot <p>The campaign to get voters to place renewable energy standards in the Michigan Constitution filed petition signatures Friday to get on the November ballot.</p> Fri, 06 Jul 2012 22:21:59 +0000 Rick Pluta 20151 at http://wkar.org Renewable Energy Campaign Files for November Ballot