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DTE Energy Donates $10 Million To Help Low-Income Residents Pay Heating Bills

DETROIT - DTE Energy announced it is donating $10 million to four Michigan outreach agencies to help low-income residents stay safe and warm during the cold winter months and throughout the year. The funds may be used to assist residents struggling to pay current and past due utility bills and may also be used to support

By |2018-11-27T15:02:32-04:00November 27th, 2018|New Products / Contracts|

Edge Partnerships, Publicom Partner To Create Marketing, PR, Design, Digital Experience

 LANSING – Edge Partnerships and Publicom have joined forces to create a new partnership that will focus on marketing, public relations, design and digital experience. The new agency is called Edge Publicom. More than a year in the planning, the new partnership purposefully worked toward a business model founded on exceptional client service, guaranteed results

By |2018-11-27T14:16:54-04:00November 27th, 2018|New Products / Contracts|

FlagStar Bank Becomes Founding Partner For North American FinTech Hub

DETROIT - FlagStar Bank has become the founding partner for the North American FinTech Hub, Detroit FinTech Bay has announced.  A key mission of Detroit FinTech Bay will be to drive collaboration between the great minds creating innovative FinTech solutions, and the institutions who need those solutions. Within the space, the community of residents, investors,

By |2018-11-27T13:54:27-04:00November 27th, 2018|Featured, New Products / Contracts|

LIFT Adds Two New Board Members

DETROIT – The American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute, which operates Detroit-based LIFT – Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow, a Manufacturing USA institute, has named two new members to its Board of Directors. Karen M. Belans, chief financial officer, Detroit Regional Chamber, and Martin Kinsella, director of business development, Comau, officially begin serving as Directors on

By |2018-11-27T13:54:27-04:00November 27th, 2018|New Products / Contracts|

Auto Coalition Formed To Save Electric Vehicle Tax Credit

WASHINGTON DC - Tesla, GM, and Nissan, have joined forces with other players in the electric vehicle space to launch a coalition to reform and recharge the electric vehicle tax credit. Several other well-known companies are part of the coalition including, ABB, ChargePoint, Plug-in America, Proterra, and Volta. There are two different legislative efforts to change the

By |2018-11-27T13:54:27-04:00November 27th, 2018|Auto Tech, Clean Update|

J.B. Hoyt Michigan’s Great Southwest’s Sustainability Practitioner Of The Year  

GRAND RAPIDS - Michigan’s Great Southwest Sustainable Business Forum has selected J.B. Hoyt as the 2018 recipient of the Sustainability Leadership Award at last week's Second Annual Great Green Gala.  A MGSSBF co-founder and board member since 2010, Hoyt focused both his 36-year career at Whirlpool and his post-retirement activities on providing awareness and education for

By |2018-11-15T17:21:02-04:00November 15th, 2018|Clean Update|

ITC Decorates Transmission Towers With Festive Lights To Celebrate Holidays

NOVI – ITC is lighting up 10 of its 150-foot tall transmission towers in lower Michigan with colorful holiday decorations again this year, including four in Metro Detroit. Each tower is decorated with about one-third mile of rope lights - some 17,700 bulbs - topped by brightly lit stars. The displays also include 10-by-15 foot

By |2018-11-14T18:55:12-04:00November 14th, 2018|Featured, News|

MI Innovation Alliance, SAE Host Quarterfinals Of Global Automotive & Mobility Challenge

DETROIT - MI Innovation Alliance and SAE invite anyone interested in innovation and entrepreneurship to connect on Nov. 27 with innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, service providers and businesses. The Southeast Michigan Quarter-finals of the 11th Annual Global Automotive & Mobility Innovation Challenge will be held at Ann Arbor Spark. Six teams will compete to move up

By |2018-11-14T18:20:00-04:00November 14th, 2018|Auto Tech, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

Google Officially Opens District Detroit Office – Awards $1 Million In Grants

DETROIT — Google this week officially opened its new office alongside Little Caesars Arena in The District Detroit and marked the occasion by awarding a $750,000 grant to SMASH Detroit and another $250,000 To the Michigan Engineering Zone at the University of Michigan’s Detroit Center. SMASH Detroit (an initiative of the Kapor Center) which works

By |2018-11-09T11:32:50-04:00November 9th, 2018|New Products / Contracts|