Displaying items tagged: Michigan League of Conservation Voters

Monday, 14 June 2021 16:33

State legislation would expand commercial clean energy financing program

A financing tool that helps businesses fund clean energy and energy efficiency projects would be expanded to include additional properties and water quality efforts under legislation announced last week.

Published in Energy
Tuesday, 04 May 2021 13:39

Major utilities seek negotiations on rooftop solar bill

Michigan’s two major investor-owned utilities want to negotiate with state legislators and advocates on a proposed bill that would expand access to the companies’ rooftop solar programs.

Published in Energy
Sunday, 19 July 2020 17:29

Bipartisan federal bill would bolster funding for Michigan’s state, national parks

In a state with a $26 billion outdoor recreation economy, the proposed federal Great American Outdoors Act is welcomed news among conservation advocates and could bolster the backlog of deferred maintenance projects at Michigan’s national and state parks.

Published in Economic Development

Tuesday, 23 June 2020 05:58

Conservation groups praise movement on ‘Great American Outdoors’ bill

Michigan conservation groups are praising the U.S. Senate’s passage last week of a bill that would provide hundreds of millions of dollars annually for restoration projects and act as an economic stimulus for the outdoor recreation industry.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 01 March 2020 19:10

Environmental groups praise Consumers for new 2040 clean energy target

Consumers Energy has upped the ante on its own long-term clean energy plan, announcing in late February it expects to hit net-zero carbon emissions for its electricity portfolio by 2040 as part of its climate change efforts.

Published in Energy
Sunday, 03 November 2019 12:22

Whitmer expected to sign bills that clarify solar energy tax exemptions

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer supports a package of bills recently approved by the state Legislature that clarifies tax exemptions for small-scale solar energy projects.

Published in Energy