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Harvesting Clean Hydrogen Fuel Through Artificial Photosynthesis

ANN ARBOR—A new, stable artificial photosynthesis device doubles the efficiency of harnessing sunlight to break apart both fresh and salt water, generating hydrogen that can then be used in fuel cells. The device could also be reconfigured to turn carbon dioxide back into fuel. Hydrogen is the cleanest-burning fuel, with water as its only emission.

By | 2018-05-09T17:02:25+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Clean, green, hybrid, Life Sciences|

Critics Charge Environmental Quality Department To Miss Deadline For New Sulfur Emissions Rules

LANSING - Environmental groups called Monday for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to step in after the Department of Environmental Quality was in line to miss a deadline Monday for new sulfur dioxide emissions plans, but DEQ officials said the EPA had already been involved in the rulemaking discussions and were not planning any sanctions

By | 2015-04-06T00:00:00+00:00 April 6th, 2015|Archive, Clean, green, hybrid|

Republican Senator Seeks To Eliminate Michigan Energy Choice

LANSING - Sen. Ken Horn has introduced legislation that will effectively eliminate the option of Michigan customers of a major utility company such as DTE Energy or Consumers Energy switching to an alternative electric supplier, though those who are currently using an alternative supplier would have the option to say with them. Under current law,

By | 2015-04-06T00:00:00+00:00 April 6th, 2015|Archive, Clean, green, hybrid|

Solar Industry E-Commerce Platform GreenLancer Expands Team, Selects New CEO

DETROIT - Solar power is quickly becoming a viable form of renewable energy, with the residential solar market closing at $2.9 billion in 2014. E-commerce platform GreenLancer has been a part of this industry for the past few years, providing instant access to high quality solar designs and permitting services. The way the platform works

By | 2015-04-03T00:00:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2015|Archive, Clean, green, hybrid|

Snyder Resurrects Energy Law Talk, Emphasizes Waste As Priority

LANSING - With support from officials with Whirlpool and Ford Motor Company, as well as some community leaders and small business owners, Governor Rick Snyder reiterated Wednesday his plans for a new energy policy and that reducing energy waste will become a bigger priority than setting a renewable energy mandate or changing the electric choice

By | 2015-04-01T00:00:00+00:00 April 1st, 2015|Archive, Clean, green, hybrid|

DEQ Budget Begins House Move With Air Fee Changes

LANSING - The Michigan House Appropriations Environmental Quality Subcommittee agreed with most of the fee changes Governor Rick Snyder had proposed, but reduced some of the funding available to the Air Quality Program. The key change to the air program, reducing the fee to $51.15 per ton to generate $1.2 million in new funds and

By | 2015-03-27T00:00:00+00:00 March 27th, 2015|Archive, Clean, green, hybrid|

Michigan Senate Panel Approves DEQ Budget

LANSING - An environmental quality budget for 2015-16 that largely follows the recommendation of Governor Rick Snyder's recommendation was reported to the full Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday. The DEQ Appropriations Subcommittee reported SB 121 on a 2-0 vote, with Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D-Taylor) abstaining. The budget totals $487.9 million, with $35.4 million in General

By | 2015-03-25T00:00:00+00:00 March 25th, 2015|Archive, Clean, green, hybrid|