Ten percent of Michigan’s power will come from renewable sources by the end of this year. For a small Lake Michigan community, though, that’s not enough.
Michigan’s governor is speaking out against a plan by operators of a major natural gas pipeline to reverse its flow and use it to move bottlenecked crude oil to the Gulf of Mexico.
A Michigan-led team of researchers from four nations are studying the best ways to increase the production of cleaner fuels like ethanol and biodiesel – and do so in a way that is economically and environmentally sustainable.
The answer to Michigan’s energy woes is right beneath our feet. So says an Obama administration official who points to “un-mined gold” in the Great Lakes state and using enhanced oil recovery to get at it.
But what if a bug could zap and clean up nuclear waste? Sound too good to be true? Not necessarily, say researchers at Michigan State University.
A new GAO report finds that the U.S. is still getting a significant amount of its electricity – and a disproportionate share of pollution – from pre-1978 coal plants.
The Midwest is a hot spot for Clean Energy Funds, and a Cleveland ice cream business is among the beneficiaries.
A new report from Michigan’s Public Service Commission finds the cost of renewable electricity per megawatt hour is substantially cheaper than the cost of energy from building new coal plants.
Public input is being sought for a federal rulemaking process that could revive residential Property Assessed Clean Energy programs.
A new transmission line will open up a wind-power bottleneck in Michigan’s Thumb, an area with some of the strongest energy potential in the eastern U.S.
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