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:…Details
Tomorrow – February 14th, 2013 – is the first of Governor Snyder’s Energy Public Forums. The forums and the website are collecting comments on renewable energy, energy efficiency, and electric choice. You can review the questions that are being asked here. The Governor presented his outline for Energy and the Environment in November after the election. His…Details
Did you miss Skip Pruss, Rachel Tronstein and David Strand at the Michigan Energy Forum last week? Watch it now, here!
Last Friday the dates for the Governor’s Energy Listening Sessions and the website for tracking was launched. This is an excellent opportunity to share perspectives on clean energy. Please take the time to look at the website http://michigan.gov/energy and consider participating in the following events. Expect more information soon from 5 Lakes about how we are participating. The public…Details
REC Aggregation 101 Under Michigan law, electric providers are required to achieve a retail supply portfolio that includes at least 10% renewable energy by 2015. Electric providers comply with this law through the purchase and/or production of Renewable Energy Credits (RECs). One REC is created for every MWh of electricity generated by a renewable energy…Details
“Industry is telling us in no uncertain terms that the United States needs to adopt clear, consistent, long-term energy policies that allow American businesses to thrive, make our country more energy secure, and advance environmental imperatives,” said Phyllis Cuttino, director of Pew’s Clean Energy Program. “Our research shows that there is a multi-trillion-dollar opportunity in the clean…Details
To Michiganders and the Michigan Legislature: I. Introduction In Michigan, we care about energy and the environment because we care about our kids and their future. These areas don’t lend themselves to “quick fixes.” It takes a long time to see the effect of the choices we make. But the rewards of the…Details
Renewable Energy Credit Aggregation: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Q1. What is a REC? REC stands for Renewable Energy Credit. Per Michigan’s Public Act 295 enacted in 2008, one megawatt hour of electricity generated from a renewable resource also generates one renewable energy credit (1 MWh = 1 REC). In order to sell these renewable energy…Details