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The Value Of Rooftop Solar Power In Michigan: 24 Cents Per kWh

August 8th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) recently discovered that the value of rooftop solar in Michigan is 24 cents per kWh. This is well above the net metering compensation paid to customers with solar roofs installed. SEIA's Director of Rate Design, Kevin Lucas, shared this find in a Consumers Energy rate case testimony


Responsible Battery Coalition Applauds University of Michigan Research on Lithium-Ion Battery Degradation Calls Research “Important Step” in Educating Consumers About Extending Battery Life

February 18th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

The Responsible Battery Coalition (RBC) — a leading coalition of companies, academics and organizations dedicated to the responsible management and environmental sustainability of batteries — applauded research published today by the University of Michigan (U-M) in the Journal of Energy Storage on best practices for consumers for extending the life of lithium-ion batteries, as well as the cost savings associated with minimizing degradation


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Michigan Teen Turns Plastic Trash Into T-Shirts

February 7th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley

Jackson Reigler is building a business based on making clothing using polyester yarn from recycled plastic bottles. He is proof that a circular economy model works.


Legal Settlement Allows Tesla To Sell Cars In Michigan (Finally)

January 21st, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

A new legal settlement ruled in favor of Tesla in Michigan. Tesla can now sell and service its vehicles in the state of Michigan, according to an anonymous source close to the matter. This agreement will enable Tesla buyers to pick up any new Tesla vehicles they buy within Michigan instead of having to leave the state to do so. But the deal is a bit complicated


Take Part In Shaping Michigan’s Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Roadmap

November 18th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

On November 5, 2018, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) held a webinar on how the Volkswagen Settlement Beneficiary Mitigation Plan (BMP) will be spent. Robert Jackson head of the Light Duty Zero Emissions Vehicle Supply Equipment Program (Program) for the Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE) spoke about their plans to create, implement, and invest in Michigan’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure and hydrogen fuel cell dispensers (HFCD)


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Ford Wants To Make Central Michigan Station Thrive Again

July 19th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

Central Michigan station in Detroit has been closed for many years. In fact, for some it has been a symbol of urban decay, but Bill Ford wants to change that. In the next four years, the plan is to renovate it for use by the Ford Motor Company, so it becomes an entrepreneurial hub


From China To Michigan, Elon Musk Rules The Twittersphere

July 12th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

After Elon Musk concluded a deal to build a manufacturing plant in Shanghai this week, he flew to Beijing to talk with Chinese leaders about weightier matters -- things like peaceful coexistence, the future of humanity, and preventing an environmental catastrophe. Afterward he tweeted, "Excellent meetings with senior leaders in China. Very thoughtful about the long-term future."


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Tesla Legal Battle Heats Up In Michigan

June 12th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

A federal judge in Michigan has ruled in favor of a request by Tesla asking for the release of communications between a lobbyist for the state's auto dealers and state legislatures pertaining to a law prohibiting direct sales to Michigan residents.



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