As operational costs continue to rise, many companies have become acutely aware of energy use in their facilities. By now, a number of these organizations have looked at and even implemented the so called “low-hanging fruit” of energy conservation measures. As the easier projects are implemented, building owners are often left wondering, “What’s next?”
When light excavation started outside Every Woman’s Place, neighbors phoned to ask whether the shelter was getting an addition.
Michigan clean energy businesses continue to build support for renewable energy development, as evidenced by the formation of a new group, the Energy Innovation Business Council, announced on Feb. 8 at an event at the Capitol building.
Many business owners support renewable energy but either cannot afford to install the systems or are not allowed to do so because of local regulations. Even with onsite renewable energy installations off the table, people still have secondary ways to support other projects by purchasing renewable energy credits (RECs) or carbon offsets, two very different options.
Solar energy company Energy Conversion Devices (Nasdaq: ENER), the parent company of United Solar Ovonic LLC with operations in Greenville, announced today that it was filing for Chapter 11.