Meijer & EVgo Team Up To Bring You More EV Fast Chargers

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 01:27:48 +0000

Meijer, a major grocery store chain in the US Northeast that is based out of Grand Rapids, Michigan, is teaming up with EV fast charging giant EVgo to bring EV fast chargers to a parking lot near you (assuming you live in a Meijer region). EVgo is a true leader in the EV charging arena. […]

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Small Town Michigan Students Are Fundraising To Add 30 kW Of Solar To Their School

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 15:19:53 +0000

A group of students at a middle and high school in East Jordan, Michigan didn’t like that their school runs on fossil fuels. Instead of just being sad about it, they decided to take matters into their own hands. The plan: to raise funds for the installation of a 30 kW solar system and learn […]

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Tesla Is Coming To Grand Rapids

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 03:37:38 +0000

WoodTV has reported that Tesla is launching its first vehicle service center in West Michigan. Tesla’s signs are already up at what used to be Prestige Auto Imports on 29th Street SE on the border of Grand Rapids and Kentwood. Tesla’s new service center will be near the area’s first Whole Foods Market, which is […]

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What’s Next for State Climate Action in the US? 7 Areas to Watch

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 22:43:10 +0000

Originally published on WRI’s Blog. By Devashree Saha, Tom Cyrs and Alex Rudee  The Biden administration has committed to a historically ambitious climate agenda. We can expect a profound shift in U.S. federal climate policy — from one of continued domestic rollbacks and international disengagement, to one of forward progress and cooperation. This is critical, as it is not possible […]

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Michigan’s Anti-EV Bill Dies

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 23:16:24 +0000

This year has been incredibly challenging for many people. This year also saw the rise of a new anti-EV bill, as many refer to it, in Michigan

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2020: Watt a Year for Building Electrification!

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Sat, 19 Dec 2020 21:29:01 +0000

While 2020 brought a host of challenges to the country, many states and cities still forged ahead with actions to address the climate impacts of a stubborn sector: buildings. Across the United States, local leaders are acknowledging the climate, economic, and health impacts of burning fossil fuels in buildings and accelerating the transition to modern, clean electric appliances

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Former Michigan Gov. Granholm Set to Lead DOE

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 01:13:40 +0000

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Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm will be President-elect Joe Biden’s choice to run the U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE), POWER learned Dec. 15. She is poised take over the agency at a time when the DOE grapples with the nation’s move away from electricity generation from fossil fuels, and toward the use of more renewable […]

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Former Michigan Gov. Granholm Set to Lead DOE

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 01:13:40 +0000

The post Former Michigan Gov. Granholm Set to Lead DOE appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm will be President-elect Joe Biden’s choice to run the U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE), POWER learned Dec. 15. She is poised take over the agency at a time when the DOE grapples with the nation’s move away from electricity generation from fossil fuels, and toward the use of more renewable […]

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Michigan Might Kick Tesla Back Out

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 04 Dec 2020 05:43:24 +0000

Yesterday, the Michigan House of Representatives (the lower state legislative body) passed a bill that would again prohibit Tesla from operating sales and service centers in the state, effectively reversing a settlement earlier this year allowing Tesla to operate in the state. Prior to January 2020, Tesla was not able to operate in Michigan unless [&hellip

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800,000+ People Risk Water Shutoffs In The Great Lakes State

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 04:18:08 +0000

More than 317,000 households serving an estimated 800,000 Michiganders throughout Michigan are known to be behind on their water bills and could face water shutoffs, according to new data (XLS) compiled by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) in collaboration with the People’s Water Board Coalition (PWBC)

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