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.

  • MI businesses see progress and profit in advanced energy February 3rd, 2016

    Advanced energy does often make you think about renewables – wind and solar. But it’s important to remember that energy efficiency is the least cost alternative. So energy efficiency needs to be a part of that advanced energy definition.

  • MEC3 to Focus on Advanced Energy Opportunities for Business February 2 January 28th, 2016

    “Advanced energy procurement and direct energy management, coupled with the improving economics of renewable energy, are becoming core elements in corporate business plans,” said Liesl Eichler Clark, president of the Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council (MI-EIBC), a conference organizer. “Many leading multi-national companies have set goals to get 100 percent of their power from renewable energy sources, and an increasing number of Fortune 500 companies including General Motors, have signed on to the Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers Principles, aimed at securing better access to renewable energy from utility electric providers.

    “The interest in low-carbon advanced energy is not limited to large corporations and financial institutions,” Clark added. “A growing number of smaller companies are also seeking advanced energy resources to meet their business objectives all of which we will explore at the conference.”

  • Corporate Pathways to Advanced Energy: The Growth of Market Demand for Clean Energy Solutions January 19th, 2016

    Join us on February 2 in Detroit for the 3rd annual Michigan Energy Conference. The focus of this all-day conference is Corporate Pathways to Advanced Energy: The Growth of Market Demand for Clean Energy Solutions. This event will explore the considerations that are driving business acquisition of advanced energy resources, how emerging advanced energy technologies and business… Read more »