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EMU nearing completion of energy-saving turbine which cover more than 90 percent of its electricity, heat

Chris Galford, The Peninsula Summary Eastern Michigan University (EMU) is nearing a huge step forward in sustainability, with the approaching completion of a cogeneration turbine that will provide for 98 percent of the university’s heat and 93 percent of its electricity. Full Article ...

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DTE Energy to Power Ford Motor Company Research and Engineering Center with Advanced Technologies / Achieving 50 Percent Energy Efficiency

Press Release, PR Newswire DEARBORN, Mich. , Oct. 24, 2017 -- Created exclusively by DTE Energy, an "ultra-low" emission energy infrastructure of the future will soon power Ford Motor Company's Research and Engineering Center (REC) located on its Dearborn campus. DTE will build,...

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University of Michigan: Central Plant Distributed Control System Upgrade

Speakers Thomas Mergen, Stanley Consultants #ConferenceProceeding #CampusEnergyConference #2014 #MeteringandControls #UniversityofMichigan #Michigan


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Implementation of a Biomass CHP System at a US Federal Hospital in Battle Creek, Michigan

Speakers Phil Beaty, Nexterra Systems Joe Witchger, HGA Architects #CampusEnergyConference #2014 #ConferenceProceeding #CHP #HGAArchitectsandEngineers #Biomass #Michigan #BattleCreek #Gasification

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Holland Energy Park cogeneration plant commissioned

Diarmaid Williams, Decentralized Energy Summary Siemens and Holland Board of Public Works are celebrating the commissioning of Holland Energy Park in Holland, Michigan – a natural gas- fueled combined cycle power plant using Siemens gas turbine technology. Siemens supplied two SGT- 800...

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Spartan Students say “Go Green!” and Michigan State Switches from Coal to Natural Gas

Summary The presentation reviews how Michigan State University (MSU) is completing modifications to reduce carbon emissions and secure a reliable future fuel supply. MSU will cease burning coal by EOY 2016. MSU’s Energy Transition Plan greenhouse gas reduction strategy benefits from the 45%...


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Michigan utility embarks on ‘next generation infrastructure’ for clean energy

Andy Balaskovitz, Midwest Energy News July 19, 2017 Summary As blighted and empty properties are being revamped on Grand Rapids, Michigan’s West Side, a major utility is partnering with the city and a local developer on an “energy district” equipped with solar panels and battery storage to...

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Detroit businesses join pact to cut emissions by 50 percent

Ben Solis, MLive June 26, 2017 Summary DETROIT - Small businesses wary of pressure to embrace environmental sustainability can soon get advice on how to adopt green practices from 12 Detroit entities and a nationwide green building initiative. A group of Detroit business and institutions -...

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New Turbine to be Placed in Eastern Michigan’s Heating Plant

Associated Press, Washington Times June 7, 2017 Summary YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) - A nearly $20 million combined heat and power system project is expected to allow Eastern Michigan University to produce most of the electricity and heat for the school’s Ypsilanti campus. Full Article ...

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Detroit Names First Director of Sustainability

Kurt Nagl, Crain's Detroit Business May 22, 2017 Summary The city of Detroit has hired Joel Howrani Heeres to lead its new sustainability office to "guide efforts to strengthen the economic, social and environmental well-being of the city's residents, neighborhoods and businesses." Full...