One of the ways Michigan is trying to lead the way nationally on new energy jobs is to help small businesses become more energy-efficient.
The state’s Department of Labor and Economic Growth has a program dealing with that.
It’s called Rebuild Michigan.
They’ve just given Lake Superior State a little over $8,600.
LSSU is spending that money on a new community partnership in the Soo.
The goal is to promote efficiency and renewable energy in commercial buildings.
The Lake State grant is part of the more than $130,000 awarded statewide.
Lake State isn’t the only U.P. recipient, either.
There’s another group a little bit closer.
You’ll get to meet them, and you’ll hear what they’ll do with their share of the money, coming up tomorrow on UGN News.