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Displaying items by tag: Holland Board of Public Works

Wednesday, 03 August 2022 11:34

Holland voters approve $30M publicly owned fiber broadband network

HOLLAND — City of Holland voters narrowly approved a $30 million proposal to build out a publicly owned, fiber broadband internet network. 

Published in Economic Development
Tuesday, 26 July 2022 19:26

Holland voters to decide broadband internet bond proposal

HOLLAND — City of Holland voters heading to the polls next week will determine whether to allow the city to bond for up to $30 million to build out a publicly owned, fiber broadband internet network.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 27 February 2022 18:13

Holland-based Volta Power Systems leverages need for advanced energy solutions

In early 2020, the Los Angeles Fire Department announced it had ordered North America’s first electric fire truck, made by Austrian vehiclemaker Rosenbauer International AG with an estimated price tag of $1.2 million.

Published in Manufacturing

Friday, 03 December 2021 16:00

Holland, Big Rapids eyed for battery manufacturing developments

Advanced automotive battery suppliers are considering a pair of West Michigan cities for new or expanded manufacturing facilities, MiBiz has learned. 

Published in Energy
Sunday, 15 September 2019 18:30

Holland leads with energy financing program, but work remains

HOLLAND — A financing program in Holland that helps residents pay for energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades remains one of the only such programs in Michigan, and could be a model for more to come. 

Published in Energy
Sunday, 25 November 2018 21:34

Grand Haven next in West Michigan to transition from coal

GRAND HAVEN — Yet another West Michigan coal plant will be laid to rest after officials in Grand Haven adopted a plan to transition the city’s utility to more natural gas and renewable energy.

Published in Energy

Sunday, 04 March 2018 18:46

Amid transition to clean energy, utilities tackle water conservation

While closing coal-fired power plants is often lauded for improving air quality, it’s also saving billions of gallons of water a year from being withdrawn from the Great Lakes and local resources.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 17 September 2017 20:00

MiBiz Growth Report: Sept 18, 2017

Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for Sept 18, 2017:

Published in Breaking News
Wednesday, 20 July 2016 11:25

Holland's under-construction power plant earns infrastructure sustainability award

As construction on Holland's new power plant nears completion, the $240 million project announced it had earned the Envision Platinum award from the Washington D.C.-based Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI).

Published in Breaking News

Sunday, 10 April 2016 16:29

Fiber optic internet service provides new opportunities to lakeshore communities

HOLLAND — As work becomes more digitized and mobile in nature, economic developers will need to add yet another high-tech tool to their toolbox to attract and retain businesses and talent. 

Published in Breaking News