From UPmatters​.com

The Michigan Energy Office (MEO) today announced the kick off of an effort that will develop a roadmap to improve energy efficiency and renewable energy programs for the state’s agricultural and rural residents.

“Michigan’s agricultural sector is one of the state’s top three industries, and 25 percent of the state’s population lives in rural areas,” said Anne Armstrong Cusack, executive director of the Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE), of which the MEO is part. “It contributes over $100 billion annually to Michigan’s economy and is second only to California in agricultural commodity diversification.

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