Michigan’s Upper Thumb is considered the wind capital for Great Lakes Wind Energy. It’s a topic that has divided many communities but is held as one of the many answers to climate change. We cover local news about wind and solar projects in Mid-Michigan and the Thumb.
Here are some of our Great Lakes Wind Energy posts from over the years.
The auto industry is ever-evolving, and Michigan, the epicenter of automobile manufacturing, is riding the wave of this evolution. A huge question is looming – is Michigan ready for electric vehicles? It’s a fair question.
The increasing strive for environmental sustainability has encouraged many homeowners to think about switching to solar power. Not only is it ‘trendy’ to use solar energy, the reduced costs, and overall benefits have increased its appeal to the masses.
The folks at MidAmerican Energy put together this terrific video that shows the entire process of raising a wind turbine like those in Michigan’s Thumb. The video is a little over five minutes and includes factoids during the entire process.