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Michigan EIBC President Liesl Clark Meets with British Ambassador & Governor Snyder to Discuss UK-Michigan Clean Growth Collaboration

Lansing, Michigan— Today British Ambassador to the United States Sir Kim Darroch met with Governor Rick Snyder to discuss how the UK and Michigan can work together to promote clean growth and automotive innovation (Pictures available here). The Ambassador’s meetings in Michigan, which included stops in Lansing and Grand Rapids, are a part of his #GreatGreenRoadTrip across the Midwest in a Jaguar I-PACE, the British manufacturer’s first-ever…

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CHP Roadmap for Michigan; Proposed Federal Rule on Power Plant Emissions

A Roadmap for Combined Heat & Power in Michigan According to a recent report released by the Michigan Energy Office and supported by the Institute for Energy Innovation (IEI), Michigan is well positioned to make Combined Heat and Power (CHP) a substantial portion of the energy portfolio in the state. Increased use of CHP systems can not only save companies money and energy, it also…

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Mobility Newsletter: 5th EV Convening Recap

5th EV Convening: Rate Design and Existing Programs On Thursday, August 15, Michigan EIBC held its fifth electric vehicle (EV) convening at the Michigan Agency for Energy’s office in Lansing. The meeting – attended by leaders in mobility and energy storage, state regulators, and other interested parties – focused on electric vehicle charging rate design, State of Michigan electric vehicle programs, and the status of…

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Utilities are Choosing Solar as Cheapest Option

Utilities are Choosing Solar as Cheapest Option, Study Finds Utility-scale solar is becoming a favorite of utility companies all over the country regardless of state policy incentives. The Utility Solar Market Snapshot from the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) indicates that utilities are taking notice of record-low prices for solar, while Bloomberg New Energy Finance is predicting a transformation of the utility industry over the coming decades…

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Newsletter: Michigan Primary Election Recap

Michigan Primary Election Recap Primary elections were held Tuesday, determining nominees for the general election to be held in November. Michigan EIBC member companies will be receiving more detailed information regarding the elections as we approach November, but for now, here are some of the important highlights from Tuesday’s primaries. Gubernatorial race The gubernatorial race featured a competitive primary for both the Republicans and the Democrats. Attorney General…

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Storage Newsletter: Residential Storage Growth Q1

Unprecedented Growth for Residential Storage in Q1 First quarter numbers are in and they look good for the residential energy storage market. According to the U.S. Energy Storage Monitor, a record 36 megawatt-hours of home energy storage systems were installed in the first quarter of 2018. The report, which was produced by GTM Research and the Energy Storage Association, highlights the rise of residential storage in…

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