Tag: Michigan

News and Policies, State

7-Eleven ensures clean energy throughout its Michigan retail network

October 25, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

DTE Energy and 7-Eleven have announced the retailer’s enrollment in MIGreenPower, DTE’s voluntary renewable energy program. The enrollment will enable the brand to achieve 100% renewable energy for all 160 of its southeast Michigan locations for 20 years beginning in […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Rooftop solar fight arrives in Michigan

September 9, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

All over the country, utilities and their customers who want to use rooftop solar have collided over the issue of what kind of payments are fair for the electricity exported to the grid by distributed solar panels. Nowhere is that […]

News and Policies, State

Michigan bill may unlock community solar and your state should follow suit

April 30, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

There are 2,600 megawatts of solar power capacity installed in the U.S. today that can be considered community solar, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). That is a little less than 5% of all […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

USA: New BJ’s Gas station to open in Michigan

July 21, 2020

Via: PetrolPlaza

BJ’s Wholesale Club, a leading warehouse club operator in the Eastern United States, will open at the end of this month its newest BJ’s Gas location in Chesterfield, Michigan. The new BJ’s Gas station in Chesterfield marks the 147th location […]

News and Policies, State

US industry acts to unblock disputed 584MW solar pipeline

August 12, 2019

Via: PV Resources

A dispute holding up a solar project backlog of nearly 600MW in Michigan is now one step closer to resolution, under a truce brokered with the help of industry representatives. Last Friday, US solar body SEIA urged the Michigan Public […]

News and Policies, State

Consumers Energy gains Michigan regulator approval for closing coal-fired units

June 10, 2019

Via: Power Engineering

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan regulators on Friday approved a major utility’s plan to phase out its coal-fired power plants and rely increasingly on renewable sources and energy efficiency to provide electricity. Jackson-based Consumers Energy, which supplies power to much […]

News and Policies, State

In Michigan, developer cancels plan for large Upper Peninsula wind project

April 22, 2019

Via: Renewable Energy News

Citing planning delays, a global renewable energy developer has canceled plans for a major wind project in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. A local referendum on the project is scheduled for May 7, though it is not clear whether that impacted developers’ […]

Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

Ford Procures 500,000 Megawatt Hours of Wind Energy in Michigan

February 22, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

Ford Motor Company is collaborating with DTE Energy to procure 500,000 megawatt hours of wind energy in Michigan. The automaker says the deal should help power two plants and several additional buildings with 100% renewable locally sourced energy. The collaboration […]

News and Policies, State

Upper Michigan Energy to Build New Gas Plants in Michigan

February 13, 2017

Via: Power Engineering

Upper Michigan Energy Resources Corp., a subsidiary of WEC Energy Group, submitted plans to build two gas generating stations totaling 183 MW in the upper peninsula of Michigan. The plans are now under review by the Michigan Public Service Commission. […]

Domestic, Energy Consumption

Shuttering of Seven Michigan Coal Plants to Save Ratepayers $38M

April 22, 2016

Via: Energy Manager Today

Consumers Energy’s 1.8 million electricity customers across the state of Michigan will see their rates drop by $38 million as a result of the utility’s shutdown on April 15 of its Classic Seven oldest coal-fired generating plants. According to the […]

News and Policies, State

Consumers Energy on track to close 7 coal-fired power plants

March 23, 2016

Via: Penn Energy

Consumers Energy says it’s on track to close its seven oldest Michigan coal-fired power plants this spring. Read More on Penn Energy

News and Policies, State

Consumers Energy – Consumers Energy Recognizes Legacy of Michigan Families Through Certification of 33 Historic Farms

February 3, 2016

Via: Energy Manager Today

Consumers Energy awarded commemorative signs to 33 Michigan Centennial and Sesquicentennial Farms in 2015, recognizing them as being working farms owned by the same families for 100 and 150 years. “We are honored to help recognize the work of these […]