Advanced Energy Storage Manufacture and Development Investment

The Michigan advanced energy storage economic development strategy was designed to support growing industry sectors where Michigan has distinct advantages and a solid infrastructure.  Michigan is home to more than 330 transportation R&D companies, 65,000 engineers, and world-class engineering schools making us exceptionally positioned to address the critical national need of developing a domestic advanced…

Michigan Saves

Michigan Saves is an innovative program that will make energy efficiency upgrades and installing renewable energy systems more affordable for all types of Michigan energy consumers, including businesses, local governments, schools, and residents.  Michigan Saves was funded with a LIEEF grant from the Michigan Public Service Commission. The Michigan Saves Home Energy Loan Program is…

Check out the MI Energy Forum

The blizzard is over, and you are invited to the next Michigan Energy Forum today (Thursday 2/3/11) at 5:00 at SPARK Central. A link to the event, along with a description of our panelists is provided below: http://www.annarborusa.org/events/details?e=10746 Have you ever considered whether you could use renewable energy at your home or small business? Or…

Michigan Dems, GOP deserve credit for working together under tough circumstances

by Stanley “Skip” Pruss Published in the Detroit Free Press, Sunday, December 19, 2010 Gov. Jennifer Granholm and the Michigan Legislature have faced considerable criticism from a public unhappy with government and its leaders. And last month’s election clearly expressed dissatisfaction with current office holders, particularly Democrats. But there is a case to be made…

A New Sputnik Moment

Originally posted on Facebook by Steven Chu on Monday, November 29, 2010 “In case you missed it, here’s the video of my presentation at the National Press Club today and the slides that go along with it. http://press.org/news-multimedia/videos/cspan/296768-1http://www.energy.gov/media/Chu_NationalPressClub112910.pdf I believe that recent major clean technology advances by China and other countries represent a true “Sputnik Moment”…