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Blue Terra Energy offering free, installed energy kits

Wednesday, June 06, 2012 – up.secondwavemedia.com If you’re a customer of UPPCO and SEMCO and you’re interested in making your home a little more energy efficient, then you’re in luck. Blue Terra Energy, in Hancock, is partnering with Efficiency United to provide customers of the Upper Peninsula Power Company and SEMCO Energy Gas Company withContinue Reading

Energy Efficiency Program Awards Its 1,000th Loan, Produces $9 Million in Energy Investments throughout the State

June 13, 2012 – thewmeacblog.org Michigan Saves is a nonprofit group based in Lansing that offers financing for homeowners and businesses looking to improve their energy efficiency. Recently awarding its 1,000th loan, Michigan Saves – through its Home Energy Loan Program – has produced $9 million in energy efficient investments throughout the state… Read more

Consumers Energy Launches ‘Buy Michigan’ Initiative For Energy Efficiency Program

October 9, 2012 – detroit.cbslocal.com JACKSON — As part of its commitment to Pure Michigan Business Connect, Consumers Energy is launching a “Buy Michigan” initiative for its business energy efficiency program. The new initiative complements Consumers Energy’s “Michigan first” buying strategy which in the last year awarded 429 purchase orders to 198 Michigan businesses. TheContinue Reading

Michigan program to help guide Energy Department efficiency effort

As the U.S. Department of Energy seeks to advance energy efficiency, it’s looking to Michigan for guidance. Earlier this year, Michigan Saves became an inaugural member of the new national Better Buildings Residential Network, an Energy Department program that connects energy-efficiency programs and partners. This connection allows them to share best practices and learn fromContinue Reading

UP Firm Installs Nearly 5,000 Free Energy Saving Kits In 2012

February 5, 2013 – detroit.cbslocal.com HANCOCK — Nearly 5,000 Michigan utility customers participated in Blue Terra Energy’s free energy-saving kit installation program in 2012. Customers saved, on average, about $250 a year per household. BTE, in partnership with Efficiency United, performed the free kit installations in accordance with Michigan Public Act 295, to develop clean,Continue Reading

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Blue Terra Energy Installs Nearly 5,000 Free Energy-Saving Kits Statewide in 2012

HOUGHTON, Michigan (February 5, 2013) – Nearly 5,000 Michigan utility customers participated in Blue Terra Energy’s (BTE) complimentary, energy-saving kit installation program in 2012. Customers saved, on average, about $250 a year per household. BTE, in partnership with Efficiency United, performed the free kit installations in accordance with Michigan Public Act 295, to develop clean,Continue Reading

Blue Terra Energy Offers Free, Installed Energy-Saving Kits and Services

MARQUETTE, Michigan (November 1, 2012) — Blue Terra Energy is partnering with Efficiency United to provide SEMCO ENERGY Gas Company customers with free, installed energy-saving kits and services. Including installation, the free kit is an $85.00 value and may include 12 Energy Star light bulbs, two high-efficiency shower heads, kitchen and bath faucet aerators, foamContinue Reading