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Chart House Energy Recognized for Diverse Hiring; EIBC Talks EVs with Michigan House; Solar 101

Michigan EIBC Member Chart House Energy Bringing Jobs to Low-Income Communities The solar industry has been one of the brightest success stories in the American economy for several years, but, as has surfaced in the news recently, despite all that growth the industry is not particularly diverse. One company changing that is EIBC member Chart House Energy, which is drawing employees from overlooked communities to…

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Walker-Miller Energy Services Plans “Zero Net Energy” Headquarters; Report Shows Michigan’s Progress in Clean Energy Jobs

When it comes to improving energy efficiency, the city of Detroit is no easy place: aging, often neglected housing stock and commercial buildings, and a cold-winter/hot-summer climate that keeps HVAC systems busy. But in this tough environment, Michigan EIBC member company Walker-Miller Energy Services is working to demonstrate that not just greater energy efficiency, but the gold standard of building efficiency, is possible. Walker-Miller recently…

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Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council Statement on DTE Rate increase

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, May 3, 2019 Contact Nick Dodge, Byrum & Fisk Advocacy Communications, (517) 333-1606 LANSING – The Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council today issued the following statement in reaction to a recent rate increase for DTE Energy customers that was approved by the Michigan Public Service Commission. “Michigan EIBC was glad to see that the Commission approved DTE’s proposed electric vehicle charging…

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Michigan EIBC’s Annual Member Meeting; Lobby Day; Solar Tax Bills in Senate

Annual Member Meeting Highlights Opportunities for Advanced Energy Industry  This week, on April 23, Michigan EIBC hosted the 7th Annual Member Meeting, bringing together advanced energy industry leaders and experts to discuss the most exciting trends in advanced energy in Michigan and more broadly. Drawing a crowd of approximately 250 attendees, the conference featured 8 panels and 32 speakers from across Michigan and the country. …

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Business leaders, regulators, energy experts and more gather for 7th annual Michigan EIBC Annual Member Meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Contact: Nick Dodge, Byrum & Fisk Advocacy Communications, (517) 333-1606 Business leaders, regulators, energy experts and more gather for 7th annual Michigan EIBC Annual Member Meeting LANSING – The Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council  (EIBC) held its 7th Annual Member Meeting at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing on Tuesday. The sold-out, full-day conference provided more than 250 utility company…

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DTE Files Integrated Resource Plan; EIBC Speaks at House Tax Policy Committee; Last Chance for AMM Tickets!

On March 29, DTE filed its integrated resource plan (IRP), providing a plan for the utility’s future resource needs. Because DTE is one of Michigan’s two large investor-owned utilities (IOUs), the IRP has significant implications for the advanced energy industry and Michigan EIBC members. Under PA 341 of 2016, each electric utility regulated by the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) is required to submit an…

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