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From fossil fuel to fossil fuel-lite

A proposal by DTE Energy to replace coal fired generation with natural gas gets regulator staff approval in a rut.


Opposition arises to Michigan plans to kill net metering

A proposed drastic change by the Michigan regulatory agency to end net metering later this year has hundreds registering opposition comments.


Michigan utility will phase out coal by 2040, CEO says

Consumers Energy says it wants to reduce its carbon emissions by 80% on the same time frame as it completely phases out coal and replacing it with renewable sources like wind and solar.

Michigan solar total remains low among renewable energy options

The total volume of PV in Michigan remains small for the size of the state, especially as a percentage of renewable energy, as reported by state regulator.


Michigan group starts ballot campaign for 30% by 30 renewable energy

Clean Energy, Healthy Michigan has started collecting signatures to get a constitutional amendment on the ballot in November that would extend the state’s Renewable Energy Standard to 30% by 2030 after the current targets are met in 2021.

DTE customers could save $340 million with clean energy compared to proposed gas plant

In this op-ed, Union of Concerned Scientist’s Sam Gomberg argues that Michigan consumers could be getting a much better deal with solar and wind, as compared to DTE’s plans for a new gas plant.


Consumers Energy tries to evade PURPA in Michigan

Cypress Creek is calling on Michigan regulators to deny Consumers Energy’s proposal to put a stay on its obligation to procure generation, noting that this holds up 700 MW of projects.

Advocates to Michigan regulators: What about renewable alternatives?

As Detroit-based DTE Energy considers building a billion-dollar gas plant, solar and wind champions are asking regulators to demand they consider renewable alternatives before approving the construction.

Hemlock calls on Trump to restore access to the Chinese polysilicon market

The last round of the trade war decimated U.S. polysilicon, and Hemlock Semiconductor is calling on Trump to address this in the Section 201 remedy.

Michigan reports big solar growth in 2017

The Michigan Public Service Commission’s report on net metering shows significant growth in both net metered solar and large installations in 2017.

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