Items Tagged with 'solar'


Affordable housing complex installs 308 solar panels

December 19, 2019
An affordable housing complex in Grand Rapids has completed its own rooftop solar array. Read More

Hard cider maker installs 200 solar panels

October 28, 2019
A cidery in the region is greener than ever thanks to a new solar array. Read More

Bank offsetting carbon footprint via $200M project

March 8, 2018
A bank with a large presence in West Michigan aims to qualify for a 100-percent renewable energy designation in 2018 by partnering on a solar power facility. Read More

Utility plans solar garden at university

July 15, 2015
Through an agreement with a university, a utility is planning to construct a solar energy garden in the area for multiple customers. 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

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

Grant helps Fennville pottery studio become more sustainable

October 30, 2012
A Fennville pottery studio was one of 15 small businesses and farms in Michigan to receive funding from the federal government to increase its energy sustainability. Khnemu Studio received $12,598 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Energy for America Program to install a Solar Array System. The grant will cover 25 percent of the project cost. Read More