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Holland OKs Gas Plant, Turns To Efficiency Projects

Holland OKs Gas Plant, Turns To Efficiency Projects

In an historic vote, the Holland City Council has pre-empted longstanding plans to build a highly controversial coal plant in the city and, instead, approved a natural gas-fired power plant that will likely provide more power than the town actually needs.

Plugged In: Opportunity Knocks in Snyder’s Energy Message

Plugged In: Opportunity Knocks in Snyder’s Energy Message

Reading the text of Governor Rick Snyder’s Special Message on Energy and the Environment, which is a bit more detailed than the remarks he delivered last Wednesday, it’s clear he’s serious about energy efficiency and, to some extent, renewables like wind and solar power. But he was also less detailed than some hoped.

Analysis of Holland Energy Plan Favors Gas over Coal

Analysis of Holland Energy Plan Favors Gas over Coal

The Holland Board of Public Works released its long-anticipated report comparing the economic, environmental, and social effects of a new coal-fired plant with those of a new natural gas-fired plant, and the news is not good for coal. Now the utility wants to hear what residents think, and some clean-energy advocates aren’t happy with how the process is being handled.

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