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Wind turbines propel Michigan closer to 2015 renewable energy goal

The shift to renewable energy sources is quickening in Michigan, an annual report by the Michigan Public Service Commission shows.

Great Lakes become nearly covered with ice

From the bridge of the Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw, northern Lake Huron looks like a vast, snow-covered field dotted with ice slabs as big as ...

Ice Tops 88 Percent of Great Lakes

t has been so bitterly cold for so long that the Great Lakes are almost completely covered with ice for the first time in 20 ...

Michigan lawmakers respond to President Barack Obama's State of the Union

Congressman Fred Upton 'pleased with the President's tone' in State of the Union address

Southern Co.: Kemper plant construction cost could grow by $40M

The Southern Co. says it may cost another $40 million to finish the $5-billion-plus power plant and mine it's building in eastern Mississippi's Kemper County.

Fracking credited for lower bills

Had it not been for the current fracking boom, Ohioans might have been looking at 65 to 129 percent higher heating bills this January.

Humane Society President: A call for the wild, save Isle Royal's Wolves

U.S. carbon pollution up 2% in 2013

A new government report says energy-related carbon dioxide pollution increased slightly last year after declining for several years in a row. The 2 percent increase ...

Thomas McCarthy led strategy to improve fuel economy through Ford EcoBoost

Since 2009, Ford took technology such as turbochargers and produced engines it could market as more fuel efficient without losing horsepower. EcoBoost is now available ...

Michigan tax relief likely to lead lawmakers' agendas for 2014

Energy: With a big shout of support for increased use of renewable energy and energy efficiencies from Snyder, the Legislature may begin to look at ...