5 Lakes Welcomes Cam!

Cam Brown is a consultant for 5 Lakes Energy. Before joining the 5 Lakes team, Cam worked as the environmental affairs coordinator for the California Wine Institute and the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance. He has consulted for the Climate Action Campaign and the Michigan Grape and Wine Industry Council as an industry specialist on sustainability,…

The Michigan Energy Efficiency Expo & Capital Day

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…

Solar Powering Michigan September 12th

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…

The Importance of Industrial Energy Efficiency

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…

3rd Annual Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council Meeting April 30th

The Annual Michigan EIBC Meeting provides members an opportunity to network and learn about innovations in advanced energy in Michigan and beyond. Please register early, there is limited space available. http://www.eventbrite.com/e/michigan-eibc-annual-meeting-tickets-10593466343?aff=eorg Agenda 8:30 – 9:30         Registration and Coffee 9:30 – 9:45          Welcome and Opening Remarks 9:45 – 10:00        Michigan EIBC Annual Report 10:00 – 10:15      Election of…

Michigan Energy Forum – Distributed Storage

Distributed energy storage is a key supportive technology to help achieve a high proportion of renewable energy usage at high reliability. On October 17th, 2013, the California CPUC voted 5-0 to implement targets for distributed energy storage and therein took the U.S. lead in encouraging this emerging potential market.  Renewables and other forms of intermittent generation…