Maple Rapids Wind answers questions and provides detailed tax expectations

OWOSSO, Mich. - The Shiawassee Regional Chamber of Commerce recently updated their website to include a series of questions and answers from Apex Clean Energy about the Maple Rapids Wind project.

The document, which can be found by clicking on the banner ad near the top of the chamber homepage, is in response to questions received during the December 7th community meeting at the D’Mar Banquet and Conference Center.

Also included is a breakdown of the estimated tax revenues the project will generate for Shiawassee County over the course of its proposed 25-30 year lifespan.

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The Next American Farm Bust Is Upon Us

The following article is from Jesse Newman and Patrick McGroarty and originally appeared in the Wall Street Journal.

Visit the original article here.

 

The Next American Farm Bust Is Upon Us

Shrinking role in global grain market coupled with a strong dollar and higher costs for seeds drives U.S. farmers out of business; overflowing bunkers

By Jesse Newman and Patrick McGroarty | Photographs by Jesse Newman
Updated February 8, 2017

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APEX CLEAN ENERGY RANKED FIRST IN U.S. WIND CAPACITY ADDITIONS IN 2015

Apex Clean Energy was the market leader for new wind energy capacity additions in the United States in 2015. The company installed 1,042 megawatts (MW) of wind facilities, according to data from the American Wind Energy Association’s fourth quarter 2015 report. Read the full media release here.

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Steelcase Announces New Wind Power Investment with Apex Clean Energy

25 Megawatt Power Purchase Agreement Further Diversifies the Furniture Company’s Renewable Energy Portfolio

Grand Rapids, Mich. – February 2, 2016  Steelcase Inc. (NYSE: SCS), the global leader in the office furniture industry, announced a 12-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Apex Clean Energy for 25 megawatts of wind power. Since 2014, Steelcase has invested in renewable energy credits equivalent to 100% of its global electricity consumption. This latest investment will make up nearly half of Steelcase’s renewable energy purchases, directly support the construction of a new clean energy facility set to begin operations in 2016, and further diversify the company’s renewable energy portfolio.

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