Category Archives: Energy

Solar company plans to bring over 300 jobs to the Mid Michigan region


A Georgia-based solar company plans to bring over 300 jobs to the Mid Michigan region.

Officials said the solar manufacturing company, Suniva, has started construction of a new facility in Saginaw. Read more

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Gas prices in Michigan are lower than last year but still high overall

The last two weeks have been good for the wallets of residents traveling in Michigan.

Travel officials say Michigan ranked first in the nation for the largest weekly decrease in gas prices. Read more

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Officials looking into Michigan Pipelines

After this long holiday weekend, come Monday, State officials will be ready to hit the ground running looking into pipelines in Michigan.
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Appeals court says no drilling in Pigeon River forest

Oil PumpsThe Michigan Court of Appeals says state regulators were correct to deny a drilling permit to developers who want to put oil wells on private land surrounded by a state forest.
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State makes energy-saving recommendations

The Michigan Public Service Commission is urging residents to keep their cool, and be wise with their energy usage this summer.

Officials are offering tips on how to take small, important steps that save energy, and money. Read more

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Schuette turns up the heat on energy company with criminal charges

Oil PumpsMichigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says an energy company cheated northern Michigan landowners out of oil and gas lease payments as part of a scheme to shut out its competitors.
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Report: renewable energy creating jobs in Michigan

The Environmental Protection Agency Monday released what it is calling a “clean power plan,” calling for a thirty percent reduction of carbon emissions by 2030.
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Land, Peters disagree in first appearance

campThe Republican and Democratic candidates for Michigan’s open US Senate seat pitched themselves to business people at a conference on Mackinac Island today.
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Energy costs, demand expected to increase this summer

file0001691310751This past winter season impacted more than just Michigan roads.

State officials say the brutal winter and the polar vortex is also likely to impact summer energy prices. Read more

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Petoskey will hold Northern Michigan Pipeline Symposium


Tip of  the Mitt Watershed Council service area-image provided by TOMWC website

Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council service area-image provided by TOMWC website

A symposium is scheduled next month aimed at establishing communication between oil pipeline companies and residents of northern Michigan communities that the pipes run through. Read more

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