Nearly 70 percent of all new power plants built in the Great Lakes region use wind as an energy source.
A growing urban farm in the Detroit area looks to expand into aquaponics, the combination of hydroponics, or growing plants without soil, with fish farming
We have the chance to do energy right. Maybe history will show someday that concerns are unfounded, that birds and bats can indeed co-exist with wind turbines. Maybe it won’t.
A brewery in Grand Rapids, Michigan is leading the nation as one of the most sustainable through practices such as saving energy and recycling grain.
Great Lakes Echo reports on how cities around the Great Lakes region are beginning to look at how to supply their residents with new forms of energy.
Great Lakes Echo takes a look at a Michigan ballot initiative that could require 25 percent of that state’s energy to come from renewable sources by 2025.
Great Lakes Echo reports on how students at Central Michigan University are using social media to gather information on climate change and periodic natural events.
Great Lakes Echo reports on how New York and Minnesota are among the top 10 most energy-efficient states in the nation, according to a new national scorecard.
Great Lakes Echo reports on a sustainable building for environmental studies that just opened at a university in Ontario, Canada.
Great Lakes Echo reports on the curious scenario of the last operational coal-fired steamship being used to ferry wind tower parts.
Great Lakes Echo reports on how one city in Michigan is slowly embracing renewable energy.