Policy

POLICY

Michigan EIBC works to build public and political support for advanced energy in Michigan. Our team offers members unmatched Michigan energy policy expertise, translating member priorities into high-level policy wins that improve the business environment for advanced energy companies in Michigan.

Michigan Needs to Modernize its Electric Grid. Here Is Where to Start.

The increasing affordability of solar panels, lithium-ion batteries, and other clean energy technologies has made big changes in the way we power our lives possible.  Never before have average residents and businesses had access to more ways to generate, store, and manage their own power. As a result, their relationship with their utility is changing. For the clean energy revolution to continue, it is not…

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EIBC Speaks at House Tax Policy Committee

Today, House Bills 4068 and 4069 introduced by Representative Bronna Kahle and House Bills 4465 and 4466 introduced by Representative Yousef Rabhi were the subject of discussion in the Committee on Tax Policy in the Michigan House of Representatives. Michigan EIBC vice president Cory Connolly attended the committee meeting and spoke in support of the bills (If you missed the meeting, video will be available here in the next several days).  The bills are familiar…

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Michigan EIBC and AEE Policy Platform

Michigan EIBC and Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) released a policy platform for 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 development potential provided…

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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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5th EV Convening: Rate Design & 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 utility pilot programs for EV infrastructure deployment. Michigan…

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EIBC Hosts 4th EV Convening on Fleet Electrification

On July 18, Michigan EIBC convened electric vehicle (EV) and advanced mobility stakeholders to share information and discuss strategies for electrifying fleets.

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