Circuit West Case Study

About Circuit West

Circuit West is a collaborative project that will offer a new kind of urban environment focusing on testing and implementing sustainable and renewable energy for businesses, residents and visitors alike. The district is centered on the West Side of Grand Rapids, but its reach and positive impact will emanate throughout downtown, touching thousands of homeowners and business owners in the area.

Circuit West provides a wide variety of benefits to those who live and work in the area, including fewer and shorter power outages, increased energy efficiency, more accurate meter reads, increased reliability and real-time electric utility updates. Surrounded by a vibrant, pedestrian-oriented neighborhood, Circuit West offers business owners, visitors and residents access to quality, affordable produce, retail, community partnerships and an efficient energy infrastructure that offers an alternative energy lifestyle for everyone.