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HEET Energy Literacy Campaign Video Series

A series of five video interviews about the U.P.'s energy situation from the Houghton Energy Efficiency Team discussing our region's renewable assets and options.

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Featured Resource

Webinar: Mining Practices & Remediation Strategies in Lake Superior Basin

A 60-minute webinar by Paul Eger, environmental engineer with Global Minerals Engineering, Hibbing, Minnesota. The webinar describes how modern mines operate under federal and state permits, and presents a case study demonstrating a mine remediation strategy in the Lake Superior basin. View webinar >

Upcoming Events

Business & Technology Energy Conference

Date: Friday, Sept 28
Time: 10:30-4pm
Place: Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock

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Hosted by HEET & New Power Tour. We couldn't be more pleased about bringing two Finnish experts to the Copper Country. One is the CEO of a factory in Finland that builds extremely efficient biomass generators, and the other is a researcher at Finland's BioEconomy Center. Additionally, we've managed to recruit an expert in crowd-equity financing who will give us an entry-level introduction to how this process can work to the advantage of local businesses.  It's called LocalVesting, or Main Street not Wall Street. To start things off, our State Representative will be bringing us up to speed on developments in energy legislation downstate.


Green Tip

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Michigan utility customers may be eligible for a free furnace or boiler tune-up through a statewide energy efficiency program. Tune-ups ensure heating systems are running cleanly and efficiently, saving residents money and eliminating health and safety risks.

Blue Terra Energy is conducting the free tune-ups, normally priced at $100, for natural gas utility customers in the western Upper Peninsula. Residents must be Semco Energy Gas Company customers to qualify. Customers can call (906) 487-5342 to schedule.

The free furnace and boiler tune-ups are funded by revenue collected from a small surcharge Michigan utility customers currently pay on their monthly bills. In addition to a free tune-up, customers may also be eligible to receive a new programmable thermostat and/or new carbon monoxide detector, free of charge.

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NeighborGoods - Copper Country Group

Save money, live more sustainably and strengthen your local community by sharing goods and skills with your neighbors. Join the new Copper Country NeighborGoods Group. Website >

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