• Siemens
    Clean Jobs Midwest: 569,000 Clean Energy Workers in 12-State Region

    Nearly 569,000 people work in clean energy across 12 states in the Midwest, according to a new report from Clean Energy Trust and Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) available HERE.   Photo: Siemens wind turbine blades rumble down the...

    • Posted 11 months ago
  • A college intern at Metro Health Hospital in Grand Rapids, Mich., instituted a successful sustainability program with a budget of exactly zero dollars. (Photo courtesy of Metro Health)
    At Mich. hospital, summer intern leaves energy efficient legacy

    By Danielle Lazarus The word “intern” may bring to mind coffee runs, cubicles, and spreadsheets — but sometimes interns buck the stereotype and substantially impact an organization. That was the case with John Ebers, a former undergraduate...

    • Posted 1 year ago
  • A rooftop solar array at West Union Elementary School in southern Ohio. (Photo courtesy of Energy Optimizers)
    When it comes to clean energy, Midwest no flyover country

    Published July 31, 2015 By Gail Parson Clean energy is a growing force in the Midwest’s economy. But like any other industry, businesses involved in clean energy need strong policies to ensure that they can grow their...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Michigan’s Camp Grayling — first net-zero military base?

    By Roger Kerson Michigan’s Camp Grayling encompasses almost 150,000 acres in the northern part of the state’s lower peninsula. The training site for about 10,000 soldiers annually, it’s here and on Army posts across the country that...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • Businesses tell Congress: Pass clean energy tax extenders now

    A suite of tax policies that deliver a wide range of benefits to the U.S. clean energy sector and to our environment expired at the end of 2013. The cause? Congressional inaction. These tax incentives include the Production Tax...

    • Posted 3 years ago
  • AStraeus2_LK
    Astraeus Wind’s cutting-edge technology improves turbines, creates high-paying jobs

    Astraeus Wind, located in Eaton Rapids, Mich., is leading the way in manufacturing wind turbine components for the state’s growing wind energy industry. According to the company, its cutting-edge machines make wind components “better, faster, and more...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    Tower of wind power: Mich. company opens new turbine manufacturing facility

    Based in Monroe, Mich., Ventower Industries is a manufacturer and supplier of utility-scale wind turbine towers. Ventower began production of its towers in late 2011 after cutting the ribbon on its state-of-the-art, 115,000-square-foot facility. The company is...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    Detroit workers install solar power at brewery

    Power Panel is a combined photovoltaic/thermal solar system manufacturer in Detroit. First conceptualized in 2006 by president Garth Schultz, the technology is different from many other types of solar panels. Power Panel’s product is different in that...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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    Rack ’em up! AET adapts auto technology to manufacture solar panel racks

    Applied Energy Technologies (AET), headquartered outside Detroit in Clinton Township, Mich., is leveraging American ingenuity from the auto industry into a different sector: solar manufacturing. Founded several years go by current president and CEO, Craig Winn, and...

    • Posted 4 years ago