Michigan utilities look to lower rates through EV time of use charging

Michigan is moving ahead of other Midwest states as its two largest utilities propose a combined $20.5 million investment in electric vehicle infrastructure.

Advocates call Michigan utility’s net metering replacement ‘outrageous’

Solar advocates say the first utility proposal to replace net metering in Michigan would unfairly compensate customers for their power while also charging them “punitive” fixed fees.

In Michigan, unwanted properties could see new life with solar projects

Michigan foreclosures could be ripe for solar development, officials say. Michigan officials are exploring the potential for solar energy projects on tax-forfeited properties where there is no interest…

Michigan utility plans major shift from coal to solar in coming decades

The CEO of one of Michigan’s largest utilities says solar is a better long-term investment than new natural gas plants. Consumers Energy, which previously announced plans to close…

Groups challenge East China Township DTE plant approval

A coalition of environmental groups is appealing the Michigan Public Service Commission’s approval of a new natural gas power plant slated for East China Township next year.

Clean Energy Ballot Initiative Campaign Announces Breakthrough Agreement

Clean Energy, Healthy Michigan Announces Breakthrough Agreement with MI Energy Companies DTE Energy and Consumers Energy to Bring more Clean Energy to Michigan Residents Clean Energy, Healthy Michigan…

Michigan conservatives hope to make inroads on clean energy with ALEC

The American Legislative Exchange Council has long been hostile to policies designed to advance clean energy. A group of Michigan conservatives are seeking a new approach.

In Michigan, a conservative clean energy playbook emerges

Renewable energy is getting cheaper and more popular, even among Republican voters, and that makes now a better time than ever for conservative candidates to support clean energy…

Solar installations put Ypsilanti, Michigan on the clean energy map

A volunteer-driven effort to install solar in the middle-class town of 20,000 people has caught the attention of Google and the U.S. Department of Energy.

5 takeaways from Michigan’s renewable portfolio standard report

The debate over renewable energy in Michigan is again in full swing. Within the past two weeks, advocates launched a ballot initiative to require utilities to hit 30…


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