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.

  • The Michigan Energy Efficiency Expo & Capital Day August 22nd, 2014

    Promoting Michigan’s Energy Efficiency Industry The Michigan Energy Efficiency Expo & Capital Day will be two concurrent events promoting Michigan’s energy efficiency industry to the public, legislators and policy makers. PLAN TO ATTEND!! WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 Lansing, MI ENERGY EFFICIENCY EXPO - (8:30am – 2:00pm) This Expo will provide exhibitors a chance to tell their story and further… Read more »

  • Solar Powering Michigan September 12th August 22nd, 2014

    Join us Friday, September 12th, 2014 for Solar Powering Michigan at Northwestern Michigan College’s Hagerty Conference Center in Traverse City, Michigan. BRINGING PEOPLE TOGETHER Solar Powering Michigan will engage utilities, policy makers, lenders, developers & contractors, local governments, and training & workforce development professionals to help them define opportunities in the solar market and access resources and… Read more »

  • The Importance of Industrial Energy Efficiency August 19th, 2014

    Deploying more industrial energy efficiency in states like Georgia can help create jobs, save manufacturers money, and reduce carbon emissions. Roy Bowen, president, Georgia Association of Manufacturers, and Tom Mahaffey, president and CEO, Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chamber of Commerce, visited several members of Congress from Georgia to discuss the economic benefits of a stronger tax incentive… 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.
Mark Pischea Partner, Sterling Corporation http://www.sterlingcorporation.com/

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.

Dan Scripps President, Mi-Energy Innovation Business Council http://mieibc.org/
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.
Brindley Byrd Executive Director, Michigan Energy Efficiency Contractors Association (MEECA) http://www.meeca.info/