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Ambitious Renewable Energy Standard Proposed, Cost Declines Spur Energy Innovation 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: New Bills Would Require 100% Renewable Energy for Michigan by 2050 On Jan. 23, state Rep. Yousef Rabhi (D-Ann Arbor) and state Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) announced they are introducing legislation that would gradually increase Michigan’s clean energy standard. Under the bills, Michigan utilities…

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Michigan Local Governments Embrace Energy Efficiency, Upcoming 8th Annual Energy Innovators 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: Energy Efficiency Action Is Growing Among Michigan Local Governments, U of M Survey Finds Michigan local governments are pursuing energy efficiency measures, like energy audits and benchmarking, at a rate more than twice the rate 10 years ago, according to a new survey released…

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Michigan EIBC Newsletter – Jan. 10, 2020

ALJ Decision on DTE’s Resource Plan Sees Room For Improvement   DTE Energy’s integrated resource plan (IRP) will have a significant impact on the amount of renewable energy, efficiency and more components of advanced energy that Michigan’s largest utility will pursue over the foreseeable future. It was easy to miss because of the holidays, but on Dec. 23, an administrative law judge (ALJ) issued a proposal for…

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The Vital Role of Energy Storage, Energy By the Numbers

Michigan EIBC President Laura Sherman on the Vital Role of Energy Storage   Energy storage is a transformative technology, and there are reasons to expect the use of storage in Michigan to grow in coming years, Michigan EIBC President Laura Sherman writes in Greentech Media. Storage has not unleashed its full potential in Michigan, but new rules are being crafted by the Midcontinent Independent System Operator to help…

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IEI Report and EIBC President Letter: EVs as a path to advanced mobility

Michigan — and Detroit in particular — has long been the center of U.S. automotive engineering talent, supply chain, and research and development. However, as new technologies fundamentally change the way we drive, progress toward automated, connected, electrified, and shared vehicles is creating competitive challenges and new opportunities for Michigan's automotive industry. A transition to advanced mobility — built on an electrified-platform — is underway.…

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A Look Back at 2019 for Michigan EIBC

A Look Back At 2019 In Energy Innovation  As we close out 2019, we’d like to look back on some of the highlights of the year for Michigan EIBC. Thank you to our members for making all of this possible. We’re looking forward to an equally productive and exciting 2020!-February: Michigan EIBC holds a half-day bootcamp for legislators and staff to provide an overview of…

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