renewable energy

Michigan environmental groups expect Governor Rick Snyder to endorse new clean energy standards in a speech next month.

MI electric reformers blast deregulation opponents

Nov 1, 2013
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Last week, Public Sector Consultants, 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.

A new report suggests Michigan is well-positioned to expand renewable energy production.

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Michigan's energy policy will become a hotter topic in the final months of 2013. Officials have held a series of energy public forums around the state this year. This Friday, Governor Rick Snyder will begin sharing the results with the public and the legislature. The legislature is expected to spend 2014 addressing state energy policy.

 

Clean energy’s future on an international level

Jun 25, 2013
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According to the Pew Clean Energy Program, 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.

Current State #69 | April 18, 2013

Apr 18, 2013

Today on Current State: MSU's renewable energy plan; critical bacteria research; the impressive career of WKAR's Dick Estell; and pianist Bob Baldori.

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 In a plan adopted last year by its Board of Trustees, Michigan State University committed to an “energy future” comprised 100% of renewable energy sources.  This week, University President Lou Anna K. Simon updates the effort in her second annual energy roundtable, which will be a live webcast.  

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Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero says he's finalizing a deal to bring some 80 green energy jobs to the city. 

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The campaigns squaring off against each other over Proposal 3 on the November ballot are arguing the economic merits of renewable energy.

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An environmental group says Michigan's economy would get a boost if it relied more on renewable energy sources.

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The campaign to get voters to place renewable energy standards in the Michigan Constitution filed petition signatures Friday to get on the November ballot.

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