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.

  • New report from Pew Charitable Trusts: Distributed Generation – Cleaner, Cheaper, Stronger October 27th, 2015

    A new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts explores the role of industrial energy efficiency in the changing utility landscape. Skip Pruss and Jamie Scripps of 5 Lakes Energy served on the research team for this report. You can access the full report here. -Posted by Jamie Scripps, Principal Tuesday, October 27, 2015

  • Wind Vision for New Growth in Michigan October 9th, 2015

    Wind on the Wires held a roundtable at Macomb Community College to create the opportunity to hear from stakeholders and experts about the impact of wind energy in Michigan. The American Wind Energy Association released “A Wind Vision for New Growth in Michigan” to highlight economic and environmental benefits possible with wind energy growth. Beth… Read more »

  • Michigan Sustainable Winegrowers Program October 7th, 2015

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.