What we are reading this week at 5 Lakes – Energy Sector Vulnerabilities to Climate Change, Intelligent Energy Efficiency, and more

The clean energy sector is always fast-moving but lately it seems like the changes are lightening paced.  Below is a sample of the latest reports and discussions we are following at 5LE: DOE recently released a study reviewing how Climate Change and Extreme Weather events will challenge the energy sector highlighting vulnerabilities. http://energy.gov/downloads/us-energy-sector-vulnerabilities-climate-change-and-extreme-weather Greentech Media…

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West Michigan Energy Conference:Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Policy Discussion

Please join us for a series of presentations on renewable energy and energy efficiency from businesses, members of the agriculture sector and experts at Grand Valley State University and Michigan State University. Topics will include business and agricultural applications of renewable energy and energy efficiency and their impact on rural economic development.   WHEN: Thursday,…

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Business Opportunities in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Panel Discussion

The Business Opportunities in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency panel discussion will be held on Tuesday, July 30, 7:30 p.m. at the Gerald R Ford Presidential Museum. The panel discussion will cover business opportunities in alternative energy and energy efficiency. Panelists will discuss their “regular” business, how their company became involved in energy issues, their…

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How will “Disruptive Challenges’ in the Electric Markets Impact Michigan’s Energy Decisions?

5 Lakes Energy worked with the Erb Institute at UM, Pew Charitable Trusts, Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council, the Institute for Energy Innovation, Growth Capital Network and NextEnergy to put on a conference in Ann Arbor last week entitled, “How will ‘Disruptive Challenges’ in the Electric Markets Impact Michigan’s Energy Decisions?”.  It was well-attended and…

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Mi Energy Innovation Business Council Annual Meeting April 17th

Save the Date! The Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council is excited to announce its first annual meeting will be held Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Here are the details: What: Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council Annual Meeting When: Wednesday, April 17 from 10:00am – 2:00pm Where: Michigan Municipal League, 208 North Capital Avenue, Lansing, Michigan Who:…

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