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.
- What Does Carbon Regulation Mean for Michigan?
June 2nd, 2014
The EPA released draft regulations on reducing carbon pollution from power plants today. The long awaited draft includes what seems to be a flexible approach to meeting decreases in carbon from Michigan’s fleet of more than 20 coal fired electricity generators. Making up 54% of electricity generated in Michigan, the coal fleet is on the path… Read more »
- 3rd Annual Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council Meeting April 30th
April 9th, 2014
The Annual Michigan EIBC Meeting provides members an opportunity to network and learn about innovations in advanced energy in Michigan and beyond. Please register early, there is limited space available. http://www.eventbrite.com/e/michigan-eibc-annual-meeting-tickets-10593466343?aff=eorg Agenda 8:30 – 9:30 Registration and Coffee 9:30 – 9:45 Welcome and Opening Remarks 9:45 – 10:00 Michigan EIBC Annual Report 10:00 – 10:15 Election of… Read more »
- Michigan Energy Forum – Distributed Storage
April 2nd, 2014
Distributed energy storage is a key supportive technology to help achieve a high proportion of renewable energy usage at high reliability. On October 17th, 2013, the California CPUC voted 5-0 to implement targets for distributed energy storage and therein took the U.S. lead in encouraging this emerging potential market. Renewables and other forms of intermittent generation… Read more »