Five favorite live stream videos from sessions at the Michigan Clean Energy Conference & Expo, 2018.
On “Expo Day” of The Michigan Clean Energy Conference & Expo, attendance is free and you’ll have access to people selling and financing all sorts of renewable energy possibilities.
The Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities presented this year’s Milliken Leadership Award on Saturday, Oct. 7, to Mary Van Valin, a Groundwork Board Member, former teacher, and respected activist in the community.
Traverse City is quickly transitioning from a fossil fuel-dependent city in a fossil fuel-dependent state and becoming a statewide leader on renewables and energy efficiency, as it supports jobs in the new energy economy.
When Gary Cozette and Joe Lada climb the ladder to the roof of their “Tower House” near Maple City, they behold a breathtaking view of the Glen Lakes, with the Sleeping Bear Dunes and Lake Michigan in the distance. In their immediate foreground is an array of recently installed, cutting-edge solar panels that harness the power of the sun, represent their commitment to the environment, and make them energy independent. Their solar investment represents both a moral statement and a smart utilitarian choice.
Crystal Mountain near Thompsonville is not your average four-season resort, and Jim MacInnes is not your average CEO. He is a former electrical power engineer and a well-respected environmentalist, known throughout the state as a renewable energy advocate-one who preaches “green,” not only for moral reasons but because clean energy makes economic sense.