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MSPC Approves DTE Electric’s Amended Renewable Energy Plan

 LANSING - The Michigan Public Service Commission approved DTE Electric Co.’s amended renewable energy plan (Case No. U-18232), expanding the company’s portfolio of wind and solar power generation facilities and addressing concerns raised by the Commission in previous orders, including the ability for third-party purchased power agreements to be used to meet the renewable portfolio standard.    The Commission approved DTE

DTE Gas Announces 2050 Net Zero Goal To Address Greenhouse Gas Emissions

DETROIT - DTE Gas will reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050 -- from procurement through delivery, the company announced last week. In addition, DTE Gas will be amplifying this net zero commitment by partnering with customers to address up to 100% of their own natural gas carbon footprint with programs that

By |2020-06-27T14:12:21-04:00June 27th, 2020|Clean Update, Clean, green, hybrid|

Michigan Receives $35.1 Million To Help Struggling Households Pay Energy Costs 

LANSING - The State of Michigan has been awarded more than $35 million in additional federal funding to help vulnerable households struggling to afford utility bills during the COVID-19 pandemic, as radio broadcasters across the state air public service announcements alerting Michiganders to the assistance available to those in need.   The U.S. Department of Health

Harvesting Clean Hydrogen Fuel Through Artificial Photosynthesis

ANN ARBOR—A new, stable artificial photosynthesis device doubles the efficiency of harnessing sunlight to break apart both fresh and salt water, generating hydrogen that can then be used in fuel cells. The device could also be reconfigured to turn carbon dioxide back into fuel. Hydrogen is the cleanest-burning fuel, with water as its only emission.

By |2018-05-09T17:02:25-04:00May 9th, 2018|Clean, green, hybrid, Life Sciences|

Critics Charge Environmental Quality Department To Miss Deadline For New Sulfur Emissions Rules

LANSING - Environmental groups called Monday for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to step in after the Department of Environmental Quality was in line to miss a deadline Monday for new sulfur dioxide emissions plans, but DEQ officials said the EPA had already been involved in the rulemaking discussions and were not planning any sanctions

By |2015-04-06T00:00:00-04:00April 6th, 2015|Archive, Clean, green, hybrid|

Republican Senator Seeks To Eliminate Michigan Energy Choice

LANSING - Sen. Ken Horn has introduced legislation that will effectively eliminate the option of Michigan customers of a major utility company such as DTE Energy or Consumers Energy switching to an alternative electric supplier, though those who are currently using an alternative supplier would have the option to say with them. Under current law,

By |2015-04-06T00:00:00-04:00April 6th, 2015|Archive, Clean, green, hybrid|

Solar Industry E-Commerce Platform GreenLancer Expands Team, Selects New CEO

DETROIT - Solar power is quickly becoming a viable form of renewable energy, with the residential solar market closing at $2.9 billion in 2014. E-commerce platform GreenLancer has been a part of this industry for the past few years, providing instant access to high quality solar designs and permitting services. The way the platform works

By |2015-04-03T00:00:00-04:00April 3rd, 2015|Archive, Clean, green, hybrid|