| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:01 AM
AKRON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Consumers Energy says it plans to begin construction this year on a $255 million wind power project in Michigan that will expand the company's renewable energy options.
The unit of Jackson-based CMS Energy Corp....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Whispering of wind power
Virginia is a full partner in the changing U.S. energy landscape, and as such it's no stranger to the intense debates that energy issues generate.
All across the country, there's concern about hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking,...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Gov. Rick Scott and Orlando mayor Buddy Dyer joined executives for the grand opening of the Siemens Wind Turbine Service Training Center, Thursday, in Orlando. The 40,000-square-foot training facility, the only of its kind in North and South America,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
On Father's Day, all dads need to be keenly aware of a very ominous phrase:
Do It Yourself or "DIY" if you are texting.
I'm warning fathers everywhere because many of us, instead of choosing to spend the day playing golf or taking the easy road and...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Over 600,000 bats were killed by wind energy turbines across the United States last year, with the highest concentration of kills in the Appalachian Mountains, according to new research.
In a paper published Friday in the journal BioScience,...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - On Nov. 8 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced funding for 424 projects across the nation that will help agricultural producers and rural small businesses reduce their energy consumption and costs, and use renewable energy technologies...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 9:58 PM
Immigrant investors who originally placed their $500,000 apiece into loan funds for two other projects in South Dakota wound up transferring their money to a loan fund for Northern Beef Packers.
A brain-spinning set of records obtained from state...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:15 AM
I wish to correct a statement attributed to me in the article, "Incumbent hosts forum for nine District 12 candidates for state delegate" (Nov. 15), by Julie Baughman. The article states that I am against offshore wind energy. I am not against offshore...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:11 AM
PETOSKEY -- While considering some proposed updates to Emmet County's policies concerning wind energy systems on Thursday, some commissioners wondered whether the changes would fully address potential noise concerns about such equipment.
| Oct 24, 2013
At a time when motorists are driving alternative-fueled cars, structures are being built to "green" specifications and residents are increasingly aware of sustainability, a local nonprofit group has been urging the community to keep it up.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:55 AM
(Note: This story has been updated to correct details about how the noise impact of wind energy systems would be measured under the new policy)
PETOSKEY -- The Emmet County Planning Commission soon will be considering changes to the county's wind energy...