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Displaying items tagged: Michigan Agency for Energy

Sunday, 10 May 2020 17:37

Renewable energy, transmission build-out needed in Lower Peninsula as plants close

Michigan needs a swift build-out of renewable energy and, in the longer term, more transmission projects to account for the energy shortfall that will grow as more coal and nuclear plants are retired.

Published in Energy
Sunday, 15 October 2017 20:00

Life after Palisades: Despite extension to keep nuclear plant open until 2022, SW Mich. braces for economic impact

COVERT — Officials in Van Buren County felt a sense of relief last month when one of its largest employers and sources of tax revenue pledged to stay in the community for four more years.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 19 March 2017 16:09

State regulators to sort out EV policy questions between utilities, private companies

Roughly a year ago, Jackson-based Consumers Energy became the first major utility in Michigan to propose a statewide network of electric vehicle charging stations.

Published in Economic Development

Sunday, 05 February 2017 16:29

Future of Palisades nuclear plant in the hands of state regulators

Jackson-based Consumers Energy remains in discussions with the Michigan Public Service Commission over its plan to end an agreement to buy electricity from the Palisades nuclear plant in Van Buren County.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 03 April 2016 15:17

Michigan ‘green bank’ could spur $3 billion in clean energy investment, report says

Midwest energy analysts say Michigan could leverage a $105 million public investment into roughly $3 billion in private clean energy development under what’s known as a “green bank.”

Published in Economic Development