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Metro Health landed on the 101 Best & Brightest Sustainable Companies in Michigan list for the third year in a row this year, which is no surprise given it’s currently celebrating the 10th year of its sustainability journey. Read More
The Office of Energy and Sustainability is planning to issue an RFQ/RFP.
A combined RFQ-RFP will hopefully be issued by the city of Grand Rapids by late October to start the process of finding qualified solar energy developers willing to submit bids for a proposed generating facility on the city-owned former Butterworth landfill site. Read More
Initially, businesses and environmentalists often felt pitted against one another.
The West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum has come a long way since its founding in 1994, when the idea of businesses and environmental organizations collaborating was mostly unheard of. Read More
Grand Rapids Whitewater revealed details Monday on the economic impact of restoring the “jewel of the river,” with all signs pointing to conservative estimates. Read More
Developers could have permit drawings ready within a year.
Grand Rapids Whitewater has taken a large step toward proving the validity of restoring the Grand River’s rapids in the city’s downtown with today’s release of an Anderson Economic Group study. Read More
Three in West Michigan are buying from the expanding Beebe wind farm.
The Michigan Public Power Agency in Lansing, which represents 17 municipal electric utilities around the state, has received a good price from the expanding Beebe wind farm in Ithaca, just south of Alma. Read More