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The dilemma of choosing how to allocate your time

July 11, 2014
PepsiCo CEO Indra K. Nooyi has stated you cannot have it all. That is a classic BFO — a blinding flash of the obvious. Read More

Worrisome situation in Iraq may impact construction prices

June 20, 2014
Overall construction materials prices remained flat in May but are up 1.6 percent year over year, according to this month’s Producer Price Index supplied by the U.S. Department of Labor. Read More

Forecasting keeps propane supplier running

January 17, 2014
A Crystal Flash customer woke up on New Year’s Day without any propane in her tank. She called the company, not expecting someone to pick up. Read More

National speaker leads discussion on solar energy

December 6, 2013
The West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum will welcome renewable energy advocate David Konkle on Monday for a presentation and town hall meeting on solar energy. Read More

Holland looks to trial date over coal power plant

September 11, 2013
| By AP
A federal judge in Kalamazoo says he's consolidating two lawsuits into one trial over the operation of a coal-fired power plant in Holland. Read More

Appeals court gives okay to coal-fired unit at Holland power plant

March 26, 2013
| By AP
The Michigan appeals court says state regulators legally approved the city of Holland's application to expand one of its coal-fired power plants. 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

GVSU earns $116K rebate check for efficient air conditioning

December 5, 2012
Consumers Energy has presented a $116,280 incentive-rebate check to Grand Valley State University as part of the utility’s Energy Efficiency program. 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

Holland charges up with new battery-research facility

November 30, 2012
A new energy research team funded by the U.S. Department of Energy to work on advanced batteries and energy storage will include the MSU Bio-economy Institute in Holland and another research lab at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Read More