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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

Department of Energy

energy.gov For four key clean energy technologies, the future has already arrived… Read more