Category: SmartEnergy

PRESS RELEASE: Demand Surging for Energy-efficiency and Renewable Energy Improvements in Michigan

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan Saves, the nation’s first nonprofit green bank, saw explosive demand in 2018 for energy-efficiency and renewable energy improvement projects in homes and commercial buildings across the state.
Through January, Michigan Saves surged past $175 million in energy financing, increased its residential loan volume by 67 percent and saw a 30 percent increase in its commercial loan portfolio.

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Mary Templeton, executive director

Women Make the Money…

…they also manage it, put it to good use, and stretch it so that missions are met and customers are served. That sentiment came into full focus today when our president and CEO, Mary Templeton, was recognized by Crain’s Detroit Business as one of Michigan’s most influential women in finance. The accolade is an incredible […]

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The Millers

Michigan Saves Surges Past $100 Million in Energy Financing

Michigan Saves, a nonprofit green bank dedicated to making energy improvements easy and affordable, has surpassed a major milestone by recently financing more than $100 million in energy-efficiency and renewable energy improvements. Founded in 2009, Michigan Saves has now served more than 15,000 residents around the state.

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Beer and Wings party

Michigan Saves’ Beer and Wings Contest Grows Exponentially

The expression “the third time’s a charm” certainly proved true for Michigan Saves’ unique incentive program, which rewards contractors who complete 24 or more loans in the last six months of a given year with parties to enjoy cold beer and spicy wings. In 2016 — the third year of the Beer and Wings contest — the number of winners doubled.

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