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Commentary: Utility planning must keep pace with rapid changes in energy sector

Commentary by Michigan EIBC President Laura Sherman via Energy News Network.

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Governor Whitmer Is Keynote Speaker at Nov. 14 Gala, and More

Governor Gretchen Whitmer to Keynote Michigan Energy Innovators Gala Michigan EIBC is thrilled to announce that Governor Gretchen Whitmer will be the keynote speaker at the 7th Annual Michigan Energy Innovators Gala on Thursday, November 14 at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing. We’re excited to have her join us to celebrate the accomplishments of the advanced energy industry and the new opportunities that her leadership is creating. …

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NRStor Storage Project Almost Complete, Laura Sherman One of 40 Under 40 Energy Leaders and More

Welcome to the weekly newsletter of the Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council (Michigan EIBC), the business voice for advanced energy in Michigan. Here’s what’s new this week: NRStor Pursues Energy Storage Tech in Many Forms   Renewable energy and reliability go hand-in-hand, as we explored in a recent newsletter edition. One of the companies helping to firm up energy generated by renewable sources is Michigan EIBC member NRStor Inc., a Toronto-based…

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Volta Power Systems Expands in Holland, Plunkett Cooney and More

Volta Power Systems Expands Into New Facility for Lithium-Ion Systems  Michigan is on track to be the epicenter of the advanced transportation industry. One of the companies engaged in that sector is Michigan EIBC member Volta Power Systems, which works at the intersection of energy storage and advanced transportation. This month Volta announced it has moved into a new 15,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Holland Township, almost double the size…

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Energy Storage Interconnections Keep Growing Faster, Upcoming Michigan EIBC EV Convening and Gala

Welcome to the weekly newsletter of the Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council (Michigan EIBC), the business voice for advanced energy in Michigan. Here’s what’s new this week: A Strong Residential Market Drives Energy Storage Interconnections in 2018 Over 760 MWh of energy storage were interconnected in 2018, up 44.9% from 2017, with residential energy storage showing particularly strong growth at 500.1%, according to the Smart Electric Power Alliance’s 2019 Utility…

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A Path Forward for PURPA Projects, American Wind Week, Global Renewable Energy Jobs

Welcome to the weekly newsletter of the Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council (Michigan EIBC), the business voice for advanced energy in Michigan. Here’s what’s new this week:    Consumers Energy Settlement Could Clear Path For Solar Projects   Under the terms of a proposed settlement agreement, Consumers Energy says it plans to connect 584 MW of solar projects to its system before 2024 and contract with those projects under…

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