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Energy Services and Innovation, Future of Battery Storage and Offshore Wind

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: Energy Services At the Core of Ongoing Energy Innovation  Focusing on providing energy efficiency, energy management, and distributed energy resources as a packaged energy service is an important trend for Michigan EIBC and many of its members — particularly in the world…

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Solar Property Tax Legislation, Michigan EIBC In The News 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: State Lawmakers Pass Legislation to Ease Property Taxes on Rooftop Solar   The Michigan Senate on Oct. 29 unanimously approved legislation that would prevent the installation of rooftop solar installations from causing property tax assessments to jump for businesses and homeowners. The…

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New Distributed Generation Legislation, Grid Modernization, Ford EV Charging Network 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: Powering Michigan Forward Legislation Seeks Fair Value for Distributed Generation  This week, state representatives and senators introduced the Powering Michigan Forward legislative package. This legislation, which Michigan EIBC helped craft, will correct the ongoing issues with the distributed generation program and ensure…

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How New Legislation Will Give Distributed Generation In Michigan Fair Treatment

  The following is an excerpt from an opinion piece written by Michigan EIBC President Laura Sherman for Crain's Detroit Business. Since the Michigan Legislature passed sweeping energy legislation in 2016, regulators have been developing a plan to change how customers who install solar panels at their homes are credited for the power they produce. Utilities are now proposing replacements to the previous system of…

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MI Power Grid Aims At Energy Transition, Rivian Moves Toward Manufacturing 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: MI Power Grid Initiative Represents a Big Step Forward for Michigan’s Energy Transition  This week Gov. Whitmer and the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) announced the MI Power Grid initiative, a multi-year effort to modernize Michigan’s electric power…

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PURPA Revisions, the Utility of the Future, Energy Storage 101 Event 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: Michigan EIBC Monitoring Proposed PURPA Changes  The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently proposed significant changes to the way the agency implements the Public Utilities Regulatory Policy Act (PURPA). If implemented, these revisions to the execution of one of the most important…

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