Developing community solar in Detroit, as is the case across Michigan, largely comes down to whether the local utility is willing to participate.
While the political landscape in Midwest states shows a growing reluctance to mandate utility spending on energy efficiency, some states are still gaining ground in reducing energy use by approaching it from different sectors.
Whether purchasing a Tesla is in their future or not, consumers should have the option to make that choice based on their values, needs, and budget, unencumbered by government interference.
Modeling shows efficiency, carbon trading could play major role in Michigan’s Clean Power Plan compliance
Michigan energy officials released a pair of reports Monday showing that a stronger commitment to energy efficiency and trading carbon credits with other states would be an affordable compliance strategy for the Clean Power Plan.
Michigan’s net metering program grew by 20 percent in 2015 due to growing interest in small-scale, on-site solar generation, according to new data from state regulators.
A Michigan company has developed a plastic pane that inserts into existing window frames that delivers high returns on energy efficiency.
Advocates say Michigan officials are delaying potential action to close oil pipelines running beneath the Straits of Mackinac by undergoing a pair of studies that could take up to 18 months to complete.
What does the future of nuclear energy look like in the Midwest? A lot depends on rate cases before public service commissions, proposed state legislation and the effects of the Clean Power Plan.
A group of Michigan entities wants the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to investigate and take “remedial action” against Wisconsin Electric Power Co. for “manipulating” corporate documents in an effort to recoup $1.4 million from ratepayers on upgrades it made to an Upper Peninsula coal plant.
Four Midwest states rank among the top in the nation for making it easier for corporations to gain better access to wind and solar, according to a report released Tuesday by Advanced Energy Economy.