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EIBC EV Convenings Featured in Grand Rapids Business Journal

As featured in the Grand Rapids Business Journal on October 12, 2018 - By Ehren Wynder Michigan races toward vehicle electrification Five meetings over the past year informed industry leaders of economic opportunities, benefits. More than 70 Michigan organizations convened over the past year to compile recommendations to help get Michigan first to the finish line in the race for vehicle electrification. Approximately 140 stakeholders — representing…

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Michigan EIBC Releases Advanced Energy Platform for Next Administration; MPSC Issues Orders on PURPA & VGP

Advanced Energy Platform for next administration Today, Michigan EIBC and Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) released a policy platformfor the Michigan gubernatorial campaigns of Republican nominee Attorney General Bill Schuette and Democratic nominee Gretchen Whitmer outlining how clean energy can create jobs and drive economic growth in the state. The document outlines multiple policy priorities the next governor of Michigan can pursue to take full advantage of the economic…

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Press Release: Michigan EIBC releases Advanced Energy Platform for next administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 Contact: Nick Dodge, Byrum & Fisk Advocacy Communications, (517) 333-1606 Michigan EIBC releases Advanced Energy Platform for next administration Platform details six policy priorities to support Michigan’s energy future, economy LANSING –The Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council (Michigan EIBC) and Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) today released a policy platform for the Michigan gubernatorial campaigns of Republican nominee Attorney General Bill Schuette and Democratic nominee Gretchen…

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Michigan EIBC applauds approval of renewable energy programs for large energy users

LANSING – The Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council (Michigan EIBC) today applauded the Michigan Public Service Commission’s (MPSC) decision to authorize Consumers Energy’s voluntary green pricing programs, which set a framework for large energy users to purchase clean, renewable energy to meet their energy needs. In today’s decision, the MPSC also put DTE’s proposed program on hold until the utility provides more information about costs. “A growing number of…

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MI Legislative Candidates Support EIBC Priorities; EIBC President Speaks at U of M Energy Conference

Significant Support from Legislative Candidates for Michigan EIBC’s Priorities Earlier this year, the Institute for Energy Innovation (IEI) and Michigan EIBC sought the views of candidates running for seats at the Michigan legislature on advanced energy issues. IEI sent a questionnaire electronically and, upon request, via paper mail, to all 324 state legislative general election candidates. In total, IEI received responses from 109 legislative candidates…

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Michigan EIBC Report outlines strategy for vehicle electrification in Michigan

Report outlines strategy for vehicle electrification in Michigan More than 70 organizations convene to determine next steps for Michigan’s fledgling advanced mobility industry LANSING – The Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council today released a report that details recommendations for policymakers, organizations and businesses to help drive Michigan’s advanced mobility industry and position the state for success in the rapidly changing auto industry. The report is the culmination of five…

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