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.
Following a spike in small-scale solar installations in 2015, an Upper Peninsula company last month became the first rate-regulated utility in Michigan to reach its net metering cap under state law.
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.
A major investor-owned utility in Michigan is planning to install more than 800 charging stations as part of a $15 million statewide electric vehicle infrastructure program that could make it a leader in the Midwest in pushing EV adoption.
Republican attorneys general from three Midwest states say an investigation into whether oil giant Exxon Mobil misled investors about the risks of climate change is a “grave mistake” and an effort to “police the global warming debate.”
Groups that have been closely involved with Michigan officials’ inquiry into the safety of oil pipelines beneath the Straits of Mackinac say the ongoing process is moving too slowly and continues to favor the company.
Following a week of uncertainty, the developer of a $24 million, 13-megawatt solar installation at Michigan State University says the project will move forward.