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Consumers Energy plans a major shift to solar energy over the next two decades, but the extent to which the Jackson-based utility will rely on third-party developers eager to build projects in Michigan remains unclear. 

Published in Economic Development

Solar industry advocates are dismayed by a recent Michigan Public Service Commission decision that phases out net metering after June 1.

Published in In the News

year ago, Gov. Rick Snyder signed a pair of comprehensive, bipartisan energy bills that expanded the state’s clean energy standards and charted a new course for how various utility programs are overseen by state regulators.

Published in Crystal Ball

The call for new tariffs on imported solar panels has the potential to upend the solar energy industry nationwide.

Published in Economic Development

Jackson-based Consumers Energy says it hears loud and clear the message from a growing number of large Michigan businesses that want their electricity to come from renewable sources.

Published in Economic Development

Executives in Michigan’s solar energy industry spent most of 2016 dealing with anxiety and uncertainty over proposed legislative changes most believed would have stifled growth in the state’s nascent sector.

Published in Economic Development

About 20 years ago, energy experts predicted a major challenge with producing the amount of electricity needed to accommodate the huge growth of the internet and storing companies’ data on energy-intensive servers.

Published in Technology

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

Even though a pair of sweeping energy reform bills advanced in the state Senate late last month, key business groups stood opposed to the plans. 

Published in Economic Development

While lawmakers will likely wait until next year to decide the future of Michigan’s energy policy, Liesl Eichler Clark, president of the Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council, believes corporate purchases of alternative energy will drive the sector in 2016.

Published in Crystal Ball
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