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Zeeland BPW Boosts Holiday Cheer with Power Dollars

Zeeland, Michigan – Zeeland Board of Public Works (BPW) announces the return of its annual Holiday Power Dollars Program.  The tradition that began over 30 years ago incentivizes residential electric customers to decorate the exterior


MPPA Announces Employment Opportunity

Michigan Public Power Agency (“MPPA”) is looking for a dynamic individual to work in our energy market operations group as the Energy Market Operations Lead (“Position”). This Position will forecast and schedule energy for load

Invenergy Announces Commercial Operations at Calhoun Solar Energy Center

Calhoun Solar is Invenergy’s first operational solar project in Michigan CHICAGO (July 20, 2023) – Invenergy, the leading privately-held developer, owner and operator of sustainable energy solutions, announced that its 200-megawatt Calhoun Solar Energy Center

Holland Holiday Light Exchange

On November 15, 12-5p.m. Holland BPW held their annual Holiday Light exchange event for the community to have an opportunity to recycle incandescent string lights and receive free LED string lights. Gave away 1,200 LED

MPPA Members Celebrate Public Power Week 2022

Michigan’s Public Power Utilities proudly celebrated Public Power Week, October 2-8 (the first full week of October). Public Power Week is the American Public Power Association’s annual national celebration recognizing the economic, social, and environmental

Invenergy Completes Construction, Financing for Calhoun Solar

CHICAGO (September 1, 2021) – Invenergy, a leading privately held global developer and operator of sustainable energy solutions, today announced the completion of term and construction financing for the 200-megawatt Calhoun Solar project, its first solar project


Assembly II and Assembly III Achieve Commercial Operation

D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments (DESRI) in partnership with Ranger Power, a Chicago-based utility-scale solar development company and the largest independent solar developer in Michigan, today announced the Assembly II and Assembly III solar projects have reached commercial


Gov. Whitmer Appoints Tremaine Phillips to the Michigan Public Service Commission

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer today appointed Tremaine L. Phillips to the Michigan Public Service Commission. “The Michigan Public Service Commission is committed to protecting the public by ensuring safe, accessible energy and telecommunication services at reasonable

Michigan Radio

Stateside: How communities should weigh the pros and cons of wind turbines

The Michigan Public Service Commission tells us that wind generation is the primary source of alternative energy in our state. But that means lots of wind turbines. As of last month, Michigan has a total


BWL Completes Central Substation Project in REO Town

The Lansing Board of Water & Light announced today the completion of its Central Substation project located on the corner of W. Malcolm X St. and S. Washington Ave. in REO Town. The project’s completion