The Energy Innovation Business Council is a coalition of major businesses in Michigan’s exciting clean, renewable energy sector.
Michigan is emerging as a global leader in the advanced energy sector.
The EIBC aims to diversify and accelerate the growth of Michigan’s energy sector and create partnerships to expand business opportunities. By securing access to capital, engaging the public and policymakers, advocating for policy, and advancing energy innovation, EIBC can help generate jobs and develop Michigan’s clean energy economy.
Member Spotlight – GreeningDetroit.com
- Website: www.GreeningDetroit.com
- About: Formed in February of 2010, GreeningDetroit.com serves as a resource for businesses and individuals across the Metro Detroit region. The company acts as a “big green umbrella” for the region, helping Michigan’s clean energy companies connect and explore synergies and opportunities.
GreeningDetroit serves several roles, including assisting companies with public relations, acting as a media source for the industry, and facilitating networking between businesses. The company also runs an interactive web directory where participating vendors provide information and resources to help consumers and businesses make intelligent, environmentally conscious decisions.
The company not only represents and interacts with a large portion of the business community; it sits on county-based committees, and gives back to the community by serving as an advisor and educator, and donating clean energy equipment to local schools.
- Location: Detroit
- Employees: Less than 10, with additional volunteers and supporters
- Why Michigan?
“China, and Europe and even other cities throughout Michigan compete against our region’s economic gains,” said John Carlos, Executive Director of GreeningDetroit.com. “Our resources are like no other in the world and they are spread out throughout the Metro Detroit region. GreeningDetroit.com displays and the positive resources of the region. If you contribute to the region, we want others to know about it and how it interacts with the rest of the community.”