Michigan pushed to push harder for electric vehicles

Advocates are pushing the Whitmer Administration for more state government action to promote electric vehicles. The Ecology Center in Ann Arbor and the Institute for Energy Innovation in Lansing both issued recent reports on the issue.

New grants promote Michigan beers, ciders, wines and spirits

The Michigan Craft Beverage Council handed out more than $400,000 for research projects to benefit the state’s wine, beer, cider and distilling industry. Projects include the effects of climate change on crops, pest and disease management, and development of new varieties of hops, barley, fruits and
rye for use in brewing.

Churches see the (solar) light

Interest in powering Catholic parishes, schools and missions with the sun is surging in the wake of a large solar deal recently announced in the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C.