Developing community solar in Detroit, as is the case across Michigan, largely comes down to whether the local utility is willing to participate.
A recent analysis of the 2022-2025 national fuel-economy standards has us shaking our heads.
The advocacy group Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice has for years spearheaded a citywide climate change action plan, trains city residents in clean energy jobs and helps fight for tougher pollution controls on their corporate neighbors — all under the guiding principle: “From the bottom up, by force.”
Dr. Abdul El-Sayed breaks down the public health impacts of the “over-reliance on fossil fuels,” balancing industry and health concerns and how clean energy can play a role in Detroit’s future.
LED street lights are spreading worldwide, providing smaller carbon footprints, brighter streets and jobs in places like Detroit, which has installed its 10,000th LED street light, putting it ahead of schedule on a plan for 65,000 new such lights through 2016. Other municipalities statewide are also moving to adopt LED street lights, thanks to federal supports and an optional energy efficiency program providing rebates throughout most of the state.