MAREC in the News

A compilation of news reports featuring MAREC activities from publications in Michigan, the US and around the world.

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Hear former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm speak on climate ... Muskegon Chronicle -

...on August 5, 2013, outside Muskegon's Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center. She was part of a 27-state "I Will Act on Climate" bus tour traveling the country ...


Granholm talks energy during bus tour: 'I Will Act on Climate' effort in Muskegon Monday WZZM13 -, Monday, August 5, 2013

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) -- Former Governor Jennifer Granholm is on a 27 state tour encouraging people to take action on climate change.


Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, others to speak in ...

MUSKEGON, MI – Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm will be among those who speak at the Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center at 10 ...


Next generation wind turbine technology to be presented at MAREC

The Grand Valley State University's Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center (MAREC) will hold a presentation about next generation offshore wind ...


MAREC, partners outline roadmap for community solar projects in ... MiBiz

The four-part community solar workshop, co-sponsored by Grand Valley State University's Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center (MAREC) and ...

GVSU MAREC wind buoy on land.  Muskegon Chronicle photo.

Studying the lakes: Research, commercial institutions best partners for buoy (Editorial)

Muskegon Chronicle, Muskegon, MI

It would be a real shame if Grand Valley State University and the University of Michigan were unable to continue offshore wind research next spring because of a budgetary shortfall. No matter how you feel about the potential for offshore wind farms, having solid, scientific data is a key to the whole argument.  More

January 11, 2012



Offshore wind energy right for Great Lakes? Picture becoming clearer

Medill Reports - Chicago, Northwestern University.  A publication of the Medill School.

Scientists in Michigan reeled in an impressive catch last month—a seven-ton floating laboratory that weathered a two-month trial on Lake Michigan to inform researchers about the potential to power wind energy installations offshore.  More

January 11, 2012





Wind buoy picture in

WindSentinel to Collect Lake Michigan Wind Data During Winter (USA)   International offshore wind industry media, published in Rotterdam, The Netherlands

After nearly two months of preliminary tests on Lake Michigan, the research buoy that is collecting data for the offshore wind assessment was moved onshore, where it will continue to operate this winter.    More

January 10, 2012













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