Media coverage to date has focused largely on DTE Energy’s electric vehicle programs. But in the 1108-page filing, the utility is also seeking to increase fixed charges, including imposing a per-kW charge on its customers who go solar.
Adding solar and wind would yield 1600 direct job-years per gigawatt in construction, 1200 direct job-years per gigawatt in O&M, and many more indirect and induced job-years.
The Michigan utility is taking on an aggressive expansion of solar power, wind and energy storage in hopes to reduce its emissions to 20% of 2005 levels.
In this op-ed for pv magazine, Matt Kasper of Energy and Policy Institute lays out the five things to look for in upcoming filings.
A new report by Rocky Mountain Institute finds that gas plants proposed across the United States over the next 15 years could be replaced by clean energy portfolios at a net savings, and that these projects are at risk of becoming stranded assets.
DTE Energy and Consumers have reached an agreement with the Tom Steyer-backed campaign and are adopting 25% renewable energy goals, with Consumers seeking 40% by 2040.
In this op-ed SEIA’s Abigail Hopper and Martin Hermann of 8minutenergy argue that the rapid growth of solar and storage will completely reshape America’s energy economy for the better, with cheaper, cleaner power, and that the shift is already taking place across this country.
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