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DG Cap Increased to 2%; DHHS Order on COVID-19

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: After Pressure from Michigan EIBC, Consumers Energy Set to Raise DG Cap to 2%  On Friday November 20, Consumers Energy publicly committed to voluntarily increasing their distributed generation (DG) cap to 2%. “We plan to consider doubling our limited distributed generation (DG)…

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Michigan Energy Innovators Gala Recap, UP Clean Energy Conference

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: Michigan Energy Innovators Gala Shows Industry Perseverance Through Crisis  Thank you to everyone who participated in the 8th Annual Michigan Energy Innovators Gala on Nov. 12. While we hope next year’s gala can be in-person, we were able to virtually honor Barton…

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Election Recap, DG Cap Legislation, Competitive Procurement

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: Quick Reaction to 2020 Election The 2020 election had heavy turnout along with some incredibly competitive races. While the counting is not 100% complete, a few results stand out: The Michigan House of Representatives will stay under Republican control and the GOP…

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New Report on Advanced Energy Stimulus, Clean Jobs Are Better 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: New Michigan EIBC Report Finds Advanced Energy Stimulus Can Jumpstart Michigan’s Economy  In an article in Energy News Network on Thursday, Michigan EIBC President Laura Sherman unveils our newest report on the return on investment that a federal stimulus into Michigan's advanced energy industries could yield.…

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Council on Future Mobility and Electrification Appointments and Sustainability Efforts

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: Appointments to the Council on Future Mobility and Electrification Include Michigan EIBC’s Cory Connolly  Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Oct. 22 unveiled her appointments to the Council on Future Mobility and Electrification, which will advise the governor’s recently created Office of Future Mobility and Electrification and recommend…

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Call for Action on Distributed Generation, Protests Against FERC on PURPA, Michigan Manufacturing Contest

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: Michigan EIBC Calls for Urgent Action on Distributed Generation Legislation When the Michigan Senate Energy and Technology Committee last month passed resolutions rather than passing legislation to lift the caps on distributed generation, Michigan EIBC said it would keep pushing for meaningful legislative action…

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