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    The Office of Climate and Energy coordinates the state’s response to climate change by supporting state and local governments in mitigation and resiliency efforts. The Office also provides guidance in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, promotes renewable energy and energy efficiency, and advocates for the continued transition to a clean energy economy.

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  • EGLE names Energy Ombudsman

    robert jackson, newly named energy ombudsman

    The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) has named Robert Jackson as Energy Ombudsman. As ombudsman, Jackson will be the contact for small businesses and individuals in Michigan looking to resolve energy issues, problems or disputes. 

    He also will monitor issues such as renewable energy, energy efficiency, combined heat and power, distributed generation, and on-bill financing to keep stakeholders apprised of developments by regulatory entities.

    Regular meetings with businesses and individuals will be scheduled to share information and developments pertaining to energy issues, policies, and administrative processes. Jackson is an Assistant Division Director in the Materials Management Division at EGLE.

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U.P. Energy Task Force

  • U.P. Energy Task Force

    The Task Force was created by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to assess the Upper Peninsula’s overall energy needs and how those needs are being met, including propane, and to formulate solutions and alternatives. A final report is due to Gov. Whitmer in March 2021.

    U.P. Energy Task Force

Funding Opportunities

  • Funding Opportunities

    Energy Services provides incentives for energy related projects. Sponsorships, rebates, grants and loans encourage cost effective energy upgrades for communities, K-12 public schools, manufacturing, agriculture, rural business sectors, and other public entities.

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