Renewable Energy Wins for Now in Michigan as Local Control Measure Fails to Make Ballot

A 2023 Michigan law reduces local governments’ authority to block wind and solar projects, but the measure has been [...]

Michigan Lawmakers Introduce Bipartisan Community Solar Legislation

Michigan residents and communities would be able to participate in Michigan’s growing solar economy under bipartisan legislation introduced today [...]

Ann Arbor to Lobby Michigan Legislature for Power to Choose Electricity Sources

After considering municipalization, Ann Arbor officials are instead working with local lawmakers on a bill to authorize community choice [...]

Michigan Solar Ruling Could Expand the Role of Residential Energy Storage

State regulators dealt a setback to solar developers last month, but some think it could become a blessing in [...]

Michigan Healthy Climate Plan Announced: Sets Goal of Carbon Neutrality by 2050

The MI Healthy Climate Plan was created Wednesday with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signing Executive Order 2020-182 and Executive Directive [...]

Michigan’s Renewable Energy Law Levels Off Next Year. What’s Next?

Expanded renewable energy law, long-term utility planning or targets set by the governor are all on the table. Michigan’s [...]

Michigan Advocates Fear Federal Rule Changes Will Shut Out Solar Developers

The federal Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA) is under review by state and federal authorities. A 40-year-old federal [...]

No Property Tax for Residential Solar in Michigan

Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D) has signed three bulls which will together reinstate the property tax abatement that residential solar [...]

Michigan Regulators Find Middle Ground on Rooftop Solar Payments

It’s the first program approved for utility customers who install solar and send excess power to the grid as [...]

Michigan’s Consumers Energy to Seek 5GW of Solar by 2030 Under Clean Energy Plan

Consumers and DTE Energy agreed to commit to a “50% clean energy goal” by 2030 — a plan that [...]