Michigan Alternative & Renewable Energy Center
Partnership & Cooperation
MAREC is the realization of the SmartZone vision of the State of Michigan and the culimination of a cooperative effort involving the following organizations.
- Grand Valley State University
- The City of Muskegon
- Michigan Economic Development Corporation
- Muskegon Chamber of Commerce
- Michigan Public Service Commission
- Muskegon Area First
- Muskegon Community College
- Community Foundation for Muskegon County
The foresight, leadership, and support of these organizations have made it possible to pursue a vision with global implications for the development of alternative and renewable energy sources. The 25,000 square foot advanced demonstration of distributed electric generation, became fully operational in the Spring of 2004. The objective of MAREC is to select and demonstrate the technical viability and economic performance of renewable and alternative energy technologies. It is also an incubating center for new energy companies and offers a wide range of educational programs.
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