Posts tagged: Michigan

Study: Michigan could expand renewable energy at low cost

by Kari Lydersen   With Michigan’s renewable energy standard set to expire at the end of 2015, and a high-profile fight over the standard in 2012 still fresh in many minds, debate has swirled about the costs and benefits of renewing or strengthening the law. Amid the discussion, a recent study finds that Michigan could […]

New Low-Cost Residential Solar Power Available

DETROIT (WWJ) — The Southeast Michigan Regional Energy Office is offering a new residential solar energy financing program and a rebranded home energy efficiency audit program. The office, formed in 2009 to serve 25 local governments in the Detroit area, has fired up a new program called MI Solar Works. In partnership with a Novi […]

Gamesa supplies first low-wind turbine

Gamesa has signed an agreement to supply of 20 MW of its new G114-2.0 MW turbines, which are designed to yield more power at lower cost at medium and low-wind speed sites. The turbines will be installed in the Big Turtle wind farm being developed by Heritage Sustainable Energy in northeast Michigan (US). The deal […]

Michigan City Embraces Renewable Energy

Courtesy: www.greenvillemi.org To encourage green living, Wyandotte, like other cities, created a community garden. But this Michigan city’s project supplies solar energy instead of vegetables. The 49-kilowatt solar garden is just one way the city can generate 30 percent of its electricity from renewable energy. Roof-top solar panels power the water department, said Melanie McCoy, […]