5 Lakes Energy

5 Lakes Energy is a Michigan-based policy consulting firm offering services in clean energy and the environment to the public and private sector. We provide the strategic pathways that enable and accelerate adoption of clean energy technologies and sustainable practices.

  • Wind Turbine Under Construction June 18th, 2015

    Have you seen a wind turbine being built?  

  • Business Support for CHP, Finance Panel Re-Play June 13th, 2015

    The POWER Act continues to build momentum as the business community rallies around an increase in the ITC for combined heat & power (CHP). Check out the latest blog post from Pew here, which highlights strong support from a range of businesses interested in clean, efficient on-site electricity generation. Would you like to learn more… Read more »

  • Policy Panel from 2015 Michigan CHP Conference (Audio) June 5th, 2015

    In honor of yesterday’s introduction of The POWER Act in Congress, we are pleased to be able to re-play for you the Policy Panel discussion from the 2015 Michigan CHP Conference held in Lansing, Michigan on April 30, 2015:   Panelists included: Tim Lundgren, Varnum LLP Jessica Frohman Lubetsky, Pew Charitable Trusts Melanie McCoy, Sebewaing… Read more »

What people are saying about 5 Lakes...

5 Lakes’ principals bring a unique blend of policy and political expertise and experience to the table to promote clean energy businesses. Their approach – as well as their passion and dedication – helps provide  their clients with the access, relationships, collaborations and  promotional support they need to succeed. Sterling Corporation has worked as a partner with 5 Lakes on a number of initiatives over the last few years, helping to build bi-partisan solutions to some of our thorniest contemporary energy issues.

5 Lakes Energy has played a critical role in the creation and growth of the Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council. With unmatched energy policy expertise and powerful connections in the state and national energy industry, the 5 Lakes team has assisted in crafting our input to Governor Snyder’s energy policy recommendations, helped execute events to connect industry leaders with policymakers and assisted in growing our membership of advanced energy companies. We couldn’t ask for better partners and allies in growing the advanced energy industry in Michigan than 5 Lakes Energy.

The 5 Lakes team has been very supportive of the Michigan Energy Efficiency Contractors Association (MEECA) as we work to advocate for the advancement of Michigan’s energy efficiency industry.  Their expertise in energy policy and specifically Michigan energy policy is unmatched.