Despite the promise of a revolutionary new technology for small-scale wind energy, one local company has found the industry’s headwinds too stiff to stay in business.
TRAVERSE CITY — A Northern Michigan energy cooperative thinks it has a solution to lower cost barriers and help more people access renewable solar energy.
ANN ARBOR — State policy can be a larger impediment to renewable energy than overcast skies and a lack of wind.
MUSKEGON — Money for wind sentinel buoy research at the Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center is running out.
The movement toward distributed power generation has not been easy, especially for companies in the renewable energy sector.
GRAND RAPIDS — The debate over Michigan’s energy future remains a charged discussion.
Those who would dismiss the solar energy industry in Michigan should think twice before they pull down the shade on what many see as a promising renewable energy sector.
As Grand Valley State University continues pushing the sustainability envelope, facilities engineers at the university expect to see larger upfront costs and longer payback periods for future energy efficiency projects.
The extension of the wind production tax credit at the eleventh hour may please industry organizations, but the alternative energy party may still be over.
A new natural gas power plant may help return Holland’s waterfront to its original condition.
In his long-awaiting address on energy issues, Gov. Rick Snyder said he wants to bring together various interest groups to study what should be in Michigan’s energy plan.
Fracking has been used safely in Michigan for decades and should be seen as a key part of the state’s energy future.
When faced with a mountain of crap, people can either start digging or give up and walk away.
Well-intentioned companies can say they’re trying to be sustainable, but if they don’t have a way to track their activities, they may not be getting the most out of their efforts.
Michigan manufacturers serving the energy sector and a range of other industries could be missing an opportunity to do business that’s right in their backyard.
Michigan shouldn’t miss out on the tepid pace of renewable energy development and the opportunities that brings to its manufacturing base, according to backers of Proposal 3.