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Tour the Lake Winds Energy Park at the 2012 Michigan Energy Fair

Every year the  Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association (GLREA) holds their annual Michigan Energy Fair (MEF). The Energy Fair takes place June 22-24, 2012 and it's at a new location, the Mason County Fairgrounds in Ludington. The location…
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Earth Day 2012 in Michigan

Untitled by Brooke Pennington Sunday (April 22) is the 42nd Earth Day. Here's some highlights from this morning's Earth Day post on Michigan in Pictures - don't miss the CBS News segment on Albion featuring Walter Kronkite from Earth Day…
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TEDxMacatawa: Chris Klein on Seeing Unique Abilities

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, and TEDx was created to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate relevant dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level. These events are fully…
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TEDx ... Michigan

TEDxGR by tedxgrandrapids TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader…
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Clouds over the solar industry

Stan Ovshinsky by OnInnovation In ECD files for Chapter 11 protection, the Freep reports that: The shakeout in the solar power industry claimed another victim Tuesday as Auburn Hills-based Energy Conversion Devices (ECD) filed for Chapter…
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Google Search Stories: Ypsilanti's SolarYpsi Project

YouTube and Google have a feature called "Search Stories" about people who are using Google's search to find new ways of doing things. One of the people they profile is Dave Strenski of Ypsilanti, who you can learn more about in the video below. Dave…
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Michigan's Clean Energy act generating results

Clouds are Cooler than Smoke by Jon DeBoe I guess it's Coal Week on Absolute Michigan. After taking a look back at the history of coal mining in the Saginaw Valley on Tuesday, we're back on the subject with news from the Great Lakes Echo. Michigan…
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Rural Broadband Works ... and could work for Michigan

On October 3rd an organization called "Broadband WORKS for Rural America" is bringing together hundreds of individuals and groups from around the country to Washington, DC in order send a message that rural America needs increased wireless broadband…
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TEDx Detroit brings the power of ideas to the Motor City

X Marks the Spot - TEDxDetroit by slaytercreative Check out his awesome TEDx Detroit slideshow too! The 3rd annual TEDx Detroit takes place next Wednesday (September 28). TEDx events are locally planned & independently organized, designed…
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Saginaw students discover 2 wrecks in Project Shiphunt

mLive has a nice feature on some Michigan students who helped discover 2 wrecks in Lake Huron. 122 years ago, the 138-foot schooner M.F. Merrick was hit by the steel freighter Etruria, sinking both ships. The students used historical records…
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$1 Million Accelerate Michigan Contest!

Speed by IreJustin Applications are now open for the 2011 Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition. The Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition will award more than $1 million in cash winnings, plus in-kind awards of services, staffing…