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Onsted Community Schools Receives Solar PV and Wind Installations

Posted by Natalie Young on 31 Jan 2011
As participants in the Michigan Renewable Schools Program, Onsted Community Schools received a 1 kW solar PV awning and a 2.4k W wind turbine.

Kent Career Tech Center in Grand Rapids receives Solar and Wind Installations

Posted by Kendal Kuneman on 02 Nov 2010
The installations were completed in time for the event held on October 11, 2010. As participants in the Renewable Energy Program offered by Energy Works, Kent Tech Center and Education Center received a 10 kW solar PV array, a 2 kW solar PV pavilion, and a 2.4 kW wind turbine!

Are Wind Turbines Bad for your Health?

Posted by Natalie Young on 28 Sep 2010
While many believe that wind turbines are a great way to produce clean energy, some feel that these wind farms can put a person at risk for bad health. Evidence proves this to not be true.

Burt Township School Goes Green

Posted by Natalie Young on 18 Aug 2010
Burt Township School in U.P. received a 1 kW solar photovoltaic awning and 2.4 kW wind turbine as part of the Renewable Energy Program.

St. Clair County RESA Ribbon Cutting

Posted by Natalie Young on 17 Aug 2010
Read more about the Ribbon Cutting ceremony at the site of the 10 kilowatt wind turbine installation for the St. Clair County RESA and view our photos from the event!

Energy Works Helps Fund 10 Kilowatt Wind Turbine

Posted by Natalie Young on 08 Jun 2010
Wind turbine goes up at the St. Clair County Regional Educational Service Agency.

Onsted Community Schools - Greening the Next Generation

Posted by Kelly Weger on 14 Dec 2009
Onsted Community School has been accepted to the Michigan Renewable Schools Program! Learn more about what this Michigan school is doing to help prepare their students for the green economy

William Kamkwamba - The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

Posted by Emile Lauzzana on 03 Dec 2009
John Stewart interviews William Kamkwamba who recounts his mission to overcome famine and poverty in his village by building a windmill from a picture in a library book.

Now accepting school applications!

Posted by Kelly Weger on 28 Oct 2009
The Michigan Renewable school Program is now accepting applications for both the Energy Efficiency (EE) Program and Renewable Energy (RE) Program. Interested schools can find Guidelines and Applications online.

Moving Windmills: The William Kamkwamba story

Posted by Andrea Austin on 27 Oct 2009
Inspiring story of an African teenager who built his own windmill and changed a city...

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