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Michigan's Energy Future Today is a monthly, 30-minute show that keeps viewers up-to-date on the latest initiatives and activities in state government related to energy and the new energy economy. The show features information on renewable energy, green jobs, advanced and alternative energy technologies, energy efficiency and more.

Michigan's Energy Future Today gives Michigan residents an inside look at how Michigan is transitioning into a leader in the emerging new energy industries.

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"Michigan's Energy Future Today" has won a bronze Telly in the 32nd annual Telly Awards competition. The winning show was the April 2010 episode which explored home energy retrofits and the latest in green building techniques. The Telly Awards is a national program recognizing outstanding achievement in the TV, commercial and video industry.

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MEFT #20 - April 2011 Clean Energy Manufacturing

On this edition of Michigan's Energy Future Today, guests discuss how continuous innovation in manufacturing is critical in meeting the country's energy and environmental goals, growing the economy and creating jobs.

Guests: Robert Jackson, DELEG Bureau of Energy Systems; Jeff Metts, Astraeus/Dowding Industries; Kerry Duggan, U.S. Department of Energy


MEFT #19 - March 2011 – Smarter Living

On this edition of Michigan's Energy Future Today, learn how Michigan companies in the renewable energy industry are helping to create smarter living sustainable communities and eco-friendly lifestyles. Also learn how the Michigan Economic Development Corporation is working to ensure that these kinds of businesses thrive in our state.

Guests: Eric Shreffler, Michigan Economic Development Corporation; Jessica Lehti, Cascade Renewable Energy; Thomas Guise, Swedish Biogas


MEFT #18 - January 2011 – Better Buildings for Michigan

This episode of Michigan's Energy Future Today features, Better Buildings for Michigan - a statewide community-based program which provides funding for energy efficiency improvements to homes and businesses. Over the next three years, the program will save 1.2 trillion BTU's of energy, 19.6 tons of greenhouse gas emissions per year, and create more than 2,000 green jobs.

Guests: Jeff Williams, project director, Michigan Saves; Jacob Corvidae, green programs manager, WARM Training Center; Steve Toeppner, general manager, WellHome; and Scott Veldhuis, senior project manager, Detroit Economic Growth Corporation.


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