Items Tagged with 'energy'


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

GVSU names director of energy incubator

September 2, 2014
The manager of operations of GVSU’s Pew Campus and regional centers is returning to his hometown to lead the Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center. Read More

Solar startup creates commercial line

August 8, 2014
The biggest downfall to solar power energy is a cloudy day or the setting sun, but a local startup has set out to solve that problem. Read More

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