Articles from Michigan

Renewable energy to inch forward in Michigan

After hitting the 10% level required by law, Michigan's two major utilities appear to be throttling back on adding new renewable energy sources now that they can set their own pace for becoming greener. That means ratepayers for DTE Energy and Consumers Energy will likely see stable monthly bills in the near future.
9 Oct 2016

Public hearings for wind district set for Tuesday

An issue that has been dividing both residents and public officials in Huron County will go before the Huron County Board of Commissioners for a vote Tuesday morning. Three consecutive public hearings will be held at the Huron Expo Center pertaining to a wind overlay district request by DTE Energy in Lincoln, Dwight, Sigel and Bloomfield townships, starting at 9:20 a.m.
20 Aug 2016

Wind farm issues discussed at Galien Township meeting

The prospect of wind farms drew a curious crowd to a Wednesday night, Aug. 17, Galien Township Board meeting, though develop­ers didn’t show up as many in the audience expect­ed. News of the wind tur­bine farm proposal broke last month when Apex Clean Energy Co. officials held a meeting with area prop­arty owners.
20 Aug 2016

You have my permission to speak … Unless

Reasonable people can disagree on policy options, but reasonable people should also recognize that that shutting down 90 percent of the energy we use to drive our cars, heat our homes, cook our food, power our hospitals and factories, and much, much more is unreasonable.
8 Aug 2016

Commissioner says we're pawns in wind game

“They, on a federal level, they make these decisions to support fracking or to support wind, and we, at the local level pay the price. We can’t collect the taxes. We fight amongst each other — the people of the county fight amongst each other — but they succeed in their political goals. It’s a shame.”
30 Jun 2016

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