Grand Haven needs a new power solution. That’s not some radical environmentalist fantasy — it’s just a fact.
Town hall-style meetings at the Grand Haven Community Center, 421 Columbus Ave., on Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 15-16.
A plan to bury power lines along a stretch of Harbor Drive to coincide with the city’s upcoming street and utility reconstruction project received backing from the Grand Haven Board of Light & Power on Thursday.
The consultant tasked with evaluating the Board of Light & Power’s 35-year-old Sims III power plant attended Thursday afternoon’s BLP board meeting to address the recently released report, which notes an investment of $35 million is needed over the next several years to keep it safe and reliable.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources banded three male peregrine falcon chicks Tuesday morning at the J.B. Sims Generating Station on Harbor Island. The nesting box is located 240 feet up on the plant's emissions stack, and to date has
A Wednesday meeting with the BLP and City Council is planned to discuss the findings of the report.
Grand Haven Board of Light & Power’s peregrine falcon nest box is once again home to several new falcon chicks.
Nearly 14,000 Grand Haven-area residents pay for the BLP’s energy services. Each resident should have an opportunity to provide input on Grand Haven’s energy future, whether by public comment or vote.
With a goal in mind to close the Sims III power plant by June 2020, local elected officials and stakeholders in Grand Haven’s downtown say they’re concerned with how the transition could affect the business district’s snowmelt system.
The Grand Haven Board of Light & Power says it will be placing the Sims power plant back online today after a planned three-month spring maintenance shutdown.
Grand Haven Board of Light & Power customers should see stability in their electric rates, based on the recently approved BLP business plan.
The discussion follows an April 24 recommendation by the BLP board that calls for the closure of the Sims plant by June 2020.
The Grand Haven Board of Light & Power trustees voted 3-2 Tuesday to recommend closure of the Sims power plant by June 1, 2020.
BLP General Manager Dave Walters on Thursday noted that there’s not a whole lot of flexibility with what was proposed by the BLP staff in February regarding the future of the Sims plant and possible alternatives.
Business community leaders making up more than a quarter of the BLP’s power load learned about the looming decision of whether the public utility will continue to invest in the J.B. Sims Generating Station on Harbor Island, or close the coal-fired facility by June 2020.