But one of the state’s largest utilities is offering some extra help for its customers. Continue reading
Applications are now being accepted for 2015 Home Heating Credits.
If staying active was a new year’s resolution, then an upcoming fundraiser may be right for you.
It’s called Walk For Warmth. Volunteers raise money by walking for donations. The money goes to local heating assistance funds.
Three Walks for Warmth are planned this month. One each in Isabella, Montcalm, and Gratiot Counties. Continue reading
The Sierra Club is suing the federal government to get an order for an environmental risk study of an oil pipeline that runs through some sensitive areas.
An eastern U.P. energy provider is reacting to a recent agreement made aimed to cure the U.P energy crisis. Cloverland Electric says the agreement is lacking a short-term plan.
After the holiday spending season, people may find some financial relief with cheaper gas prices.
Officials with AAA said Michigan has been building up a history of continuous gas price declines in recent weeks.
They said supply, demand and distribution are major reasons for gas price fluctuations. Continue reading
Energy research data shows Michiganders are using nearly 40 percent more energy than the national average.
The data also shows that Americans are using more appliances and offsetting efficiency gains.
U.S. Energy Information Administration researchers said home appliances are more energy efficient compared to 30 years ago, but many people now have more gadgets in their home. Continue reading
AAA predicts that nearly 95 million people will be traveling for the holidays. Many divers are finding gas prices to be much better than last year.
However, energy economists said gas prices have little impact on how much people actually drive.
They said life milestones such as retiring and even what part of the country we live in are more important factors. Continue reading
Residents in the U.P. have gotten a reprieve from an expected hike in their electric bills this week. A delay order has given them a bit more breathing room.
As the temperatures drop, energy prices are climbing, and in the U.P., they’re poised to take a big jump next week.
It all stems from a disagreement over supply and demand, or more specifically, who should supply the demand.