Items Tagged with 'natural gas'


Energy company buying power plant for $93M

May 21, 2018
The U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese company has agreed to purchase a West Michigan power plant. Read More

LNG-powered Great Lakes freighters could cut greenhouse emissions

November 6, 2015
LANSING — Great Lakes shipping has the potential to go green. Read More

Utility completes $120M natural gas pipeline

October 3, 2014
A utility has completed a $120-million natural gas pipeline in the region that it began in late 2013. Read More

Holland BPW decides on new power plant location

Several residences and 17 commercial tenants will be displaced.

July 19, 2013
The Holland Board of Public Works and the Holland City Council decided unanimously last week to purchase an industrial parcel at Fairbanks Avenue and Fifth Street for $1.6 million, for a planned 114-megawatt generating plant fueled by natural gas. Read More

Consumers Energy promises 15 percent cut to natural gas rates

Average wholesale natural gas price fell 31 percent in 2012.

January 16, 2013
Consumers Energy has announced it plans to cut its natural gas price paid by its customers by 15 percent in April, on top of a previous drop in price of 10 percent since last winter. Read More

Hollywood's 'Promised Land' kicks off Grand Rapids film series

December 12, 2012
The West Michigan premiere of the new film “Promised Land,” starring Matt Damon and directed by Gus Van Sant, will kick off the West Michigan Environmental Action Council’s 2013 film series. Read More

Holland commits $182M for new natural gas power plant

December 7, 2012
After years of debate over a major expansion of its coal fired municipal power plant, the city of Holland has decided to invest $182 million in a totally new, natural gas fired generating plant that would produce 114 megawatts and will not be located at the site of the existing James DeYoung plant on the shore of Lake Macatawa. Read More

Gov. Snyder energy plan favors natural gas, renewables study

November 30, 2012
TRAVERSE CITY –– Gov. Rick Snyder released an energy and environmental policy blueprint this week that calls for increasing production of natural gas in Michigan while making no further commitment to requiring the state to rely more on renewable power sources in the coming years. Read More