Michigan utility submits new renewable energy plan

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DTE Energy aims to boost clean power capacity by 1,000 MW Michigan utility DTE Energy has submitted its 2018 renewable energy plan to state regulators. The plan proposes adding 1,000 megawatts of clean power capacity to the state by 2022. The majority of this new capacity will come from wind and solar projects that will be developed in the state. If the plan is approved, it is expected to drive some $1.7 billion in investments in Michigan’s clean power space. It would also double DTE Energy’s existing renewable energy capacity,…

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DTE Energy announces ambitious renewable energy plan

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Company aims to double its clean power capacity by 2022 DTE Energy, a major energy supplier in Michigan, has announced plans to add some 1,000 megawatts of renewable energy capacity to its portfolios by 2022. This capacity will come from new solar and wind power projects. The company’s plans must first be approved by the Michigan Public Service Commission. The plan would represent a $1.7 billion in Michigan’s growing renewable energy sector. If the plan is successful, DTE Energy would use its new clean power capacity to provide electricity to…

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New solar energy system comes online in Michigan

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Lapeer Solar Park is now operational A massive solar energy system has become operational in Michigan. The state is somewhat notorious for its frigid, unforgiving winters; a time when sunlight can be scarce. Michigan has plans, however, to make use of the power of the sun in order to generate the electricity it needs and cut down on emissions. The state’s Lapeer Solar Park is now fully operational and is one of the largest utility-owned solar energy systems in the region. The system is managed by DTE Energy, which is…

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DTE Energy will embrace renewable energy and abandon coal

Utility plans to abandon coal despite growing support for fossil-fuels Michigan’s largest utility, DTE Energy, is moving forward with its efforts to phase out its use of coal and will not be swayed by any potential changes to federal energy policy. DTE Energy intends to embrace renewable energy more aggressively in the coming years. Eventually, clean power will replace the company’s use of coal, allowing it to supply renewable electricity to its customers. The company has no plans to adjust this pursuit of renewable energy in light of the results…

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Detroit approves new solar energy project from DTE Energy

City council has approved a lease for DTE Energy The Detroit City Council has unanimously approved a lease for DTE Energy, one of Michigan’s utilities, that will allow the company to develop a 10 acre solar energy system. The system will be developed on vacant land owned by the city. The city council believes that the project will act as a catalyst to improve the neighborhood in which the system is being built. It may also create new job opportunities for locals, some of whom may benefit from experience working…

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DTE Energy to build new solar energy system in Michigan

New energy system expected to be among the largest utility-owned solar array DTE Energy has plans to build the largest solar energy system in Michigan. The company believes that the new energy system will be the largest utility-owned solar array eat of the Mississippi River. The array will encompass two sites, which will generate 45 megawatts of electrical power, which DTE Energy estimates will power some 9,000 average homes. The company suggests that the solar energy system will be “one of a kind.” Solar project will produce 45 MW of…

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