With support from the Michigan Energy Office, the Grand Rapids 2030 District (GR2030) has announced two upcoming events planned to help cut energy waste and its Small Business Energy Assistance Program pilot program, for which it is seeking applicants.
The two events are open to both GR2030 members and non-members. Registration is required.
The pilot program is open to West Michigan small businesses, non-profits, houses of worship, multi-family and educational institutions to lower their monthly utility costs.
The 2030 District designation is given to cities that commit to reducing by 50 percent energy and water use, as well as transport emissions, by 2030.
Navigating Building Audits
Feb. 20, 2018
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Knickerbocker – New Holland Brewery
Harnessing Building Controls
March 13, 2018
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Centennial Room – Founders Brewing Company
Snyder names Armstrong Acting Director at MAE
Gov. Rick Snyder today announced that Anne Armstrong Cusack will serve as Acting Director of the Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE) following the departure of Valerie Brader.
“Anne is an incredibly motivated individual who leads by example and is well-known for finding great solutions to tough issues,” Snyder said. “I’m pleased to have someone who is so dedicated to public service take the helm at the Michigan Agency for Energy and work toward further solutions that improve our energy future in efficient and affordable ways.”
MAE’s executive director serves as the chief advisor to the governor and other state departments on energy policies and programs.
Brader left to return to private law practice.
MAE, MPSC earn ENERGY STAR certification award
The Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE) and the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) today announced that its leased office building in Lansing has earned the respected ENERGY STAR certification, awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to buildings that meet strict energy waste reduction standards.
The ENERGY STAR designation is open to commercial buildings, industrial plants and other buildings. Click here for information on how to apply for certification.
Michigan Agency for Energy
The Michigan Agency for Energy’s (MAE) mission is to advance an adaptable, affordable, reliable, and environmentally-protective energy future for Michigan. Our work focuses on several areas:
The Michigan Agency for Energy has two rebate programs for conversion to LED lighting, one for converting streetlights and the other for commercial buildings. For more information, contact Jake Wilkinson at WilkinsonJ8@michigan.gov.
- Report To The Legislature
Review of Policies Relating to Carbon Dioxide Capture from Industrial Sources and the Use and Sequestration of Captured Carbon Dioxide in Enhanced Oil Recovery.
- The Michigan Energy Office has issued a Request for Information for new programs
- Electrify America - A Partnership with Michigan
Michigan partners join forces to submit an integrated vision for electric vehicle infrastructure and mobility support in response to the Volkswagen Group of America’s Electrify America RFP.
- Home Heating Credit application processing begins
- Gov. Snyder wins MEEA award for energy efficiency efforts
- Michigan property owners with solar panels are likely eligible for 100 percent tax exemption
- Michigan Agency for Energy offers discounts for public building operators to attend training in 2018 that reaps big energy savings
- Citing potential for propane crisis, Gov. Snyder declines to take action on Line 5 resolutions
- Michigan Agency for Energy offers two rebates for LED lighting