5 Lakes Energy

5 Lakes Energy is a Michigan-based policy consulting firm dedicated to advancing policies and programs that promote clean energy, sustainability and the environment.

5 Lakes Energy works to advance clean energy technologies, clean energy policies, along with sustainability and energy efficiency programs in both the public and private sectors. Their results-oriented business model combined with their expertise has made 5 Lakes Energy a trusted source for businesses, state and federal policy makers, and other stakeholders working in the clean energy space.

The 5 Lakes Energy team is dedicated to the task of making clean energy more available and affordable.  They offer a range of client services including policy development and support, government affairs, public engagement, research, and program development.

  • Scripps of 5 Lakes Energy named to Midwest Energy News ’40 under 40′ list for 2016 September 30th, 2016

    Jamie Scripps of 5 Lakes Energy has been recognized by Midwest Energy News as one of its 2016 ‘40 under 40’ emerging leaders who are working to transition America to a clean energy economy.  Jamie was nominated for her advocacy on behalf of industrial energy efficiency and cogeneration, her research and analysis on sustainability, and… Read more »

  • Other hidden costs of Line 5 August 17th, 2016

    You wouldn’t site, and you wouldn’t build and construct pipelines underneath the Straits today.” Attorney General Bill Schuette [Begging the question:  If a state-of-the-art, 21st Century pipeline presents an unacceptable risk, why is the continued use of an aging, mid-20th Century pipeline acceptable?] Many compelling reasons exist to terminate the use of Line 5, the… Read more »

  • Energy & Climate Notes 072116 July 24th, 2016

    2016 Platforms: “We will enforce the original intent of the Clean Water Act, not it’s distortion by EPA regulations. We will likewise forbid the EPA to regulate carbon dioxide”  Republican Platform 2016 The Republican platform largely denies the existence of climate change, expressly rejects the Paris Climate Agreement and the Kyoto Protocol, and calls for… Read more »