Tag: Lakes

Michigan Announces $1.3M in Grants for Offshore Wind Research

On February 8, 2010, the Michigan Public Service Commission issued an order approving $1.6 million in Michigan Energy Efficiency grants, $1.3 million of which will go to Grand Valley State University, Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center, in partnership with the University of Michigan Memorial Phoenix Energy Institute to conduct and/or perform studies to explore the feasibility … Continue Reading

Michigan Governor Creates Great Lakes Wind Council

On February 6, Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm signed an executive order creating the Great Lakes Wind Council, an advisory body within the Department of Energy, Labor, and Economic Growth that will provide citizens with a public forum to begin to identify where, in the Great Lakes, wind energy systems may be prudently sited.  Appointments to … Continue Reading

WOW – Wisconsin’s Wind on the Waters Report Finalized

The final report commissioned by the Wisconsin Public Service Commission on the feasibility of Great Lakes offshore wind development was published on January 15, 2009.  The final report reflects comments made from the draft report that was circulated for public comment in the fall of 2008.  As reported in a previous blog entry, the report … Continue Reading
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