Bipartisan Michigan legislators present community solar-enabling legislation
Michigan residents and businesses can decrease their utility expenses, enhance the state's energy grid, and also join Michigan's growing solar economic climate under bipartisan legislation introduced on March 7 by state Senators Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor) and also Ed McBroom (R-Waucedah Township).
Mar 8, 2023 // Policy, USA, Michigan, North America
Michigan regulators approve Consumers Energy's clean energy plan
The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) has authorized utility Consumers Energy's plan to end coal use by 2025.
Jun 24, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, USA, ENERGY STORAGE, Michigan, North America, michigan public services commission, us utility, Consumers Energy, coal plant retirement, coal phase out
Michigan utility Consumers Energy to include 8GW solar, 550MW BESS by 2040 in coal retirement plan
Michigan utility Consumers Energy as well as a coalition of customer teams have settled on a plan that will certainly see the company leave from coal by 2025 with deploying virtually 8GW of solar PV as well as 550MW of battery energy storage space systems (BESS) by 2040.
Apr 21, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, USA, Battery Storage, Michigan, Clean Energy Plan, North America, battery energy storage systems bess, integrated resource plan, indiana michigan power
Indiana Michigan Power seeks proposals for 500MW of solar
United States utility Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) has actually provided a request for proposals (RFP) for 500MW of solar as part of its new incorporated resource strategy that requires the addition of more than 2GW of renewables by 2028.
Mar 17, 2022 // Plants, USA, ENERGY STORAGE, Michigan, North America, rfp, Indiana, irp, utility, indiana michigan power
US ROUND-UP: DTE Energy suggests 420MW of solar in Michigan, Duke releases most current IRP
A round-up of the most up to date news from the United States, where DTE Energy intends a significant solar development, Duke releases most current IRP as well as EDP Renováveis divests a bulk risk in 563MW of renewable projects.
Sep 3, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, USA, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, North Carolina, Texas, EDP, Duke Energy, Cypress Creek Renewables, EDP Renewables, Michigan, North America, South Carolina, sol systems, irp, us utility, dte energy, cc&l infrastructure, helios infrastructure,
Greenbacker acquires 19-MW intended Michigan solar project
Greenbacker Renewable Energy has reached an agreement with Prism Power Partners to obtain Electric City Solar, a 19-MW construction-ready solar project in Michigan using a 25-year municipal offtake agreement. The transaction marks yet another successful purchase of a contracted utility-scale solar endeavor for Greenbacker.
Dec 12, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, Michigan, Greenbacker Renewable Energy, North America, Prism Power Partners
Michigan utility issues RfP for PV projects in 25MW-to-200MW range
DTE Energy is issuing a Request for Proposals (RfP) for a new pipeline of PV and wind projects in Michigan.
Sep 17, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, Michigan, dte, rfp
Truce with Michigan utility frees 584MW PV pipeline from planning limbo
US solar players have scored a victory in Michigan this week after regulators ratified a deal to unblock a 584MW PV pipeline, held up by years of standoff with a utility.
Sep 12, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, SEIA, FERC, PURPA, Michigan, MPSC, North America, michigan public services commission, Katherine Gensler
Standard Solar installs nearly 1 MW of solar for Flushing Community School District
Standard Solar has completed a seven-site solar project for Flushing Community School District in Flushing, Michigan. In a first-of-its-kind public-private partnership, Standard Solar designed, built, financed and will operate and maintain solar arrays at all seven schools within the Flushing Community School District. The renewable energy generated by the 956.8 kilowatts of combined arrays is estimated to save the school district $45,000 annually and $900,000 over the course of the contract.
Aug 26, 2019 // Rooftop PV, USA, Michigan, North America, Standard Solar, Tim Stein, Roof-mounted, Daryl Pilon
US ROUND-UP: Gap diversifies; 125MW PPA in MI; Military-funded space solar; Solar bees
Global retail brand Gap moved one step closer to its goal of fully renewably-powered operations by 2030 after signing a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Enel Green Power North America. It has purchased 90MW of energy from the renewables giant's North Dakota wind project for a period of 12 years.
Aug 13, 2019 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Solar, USA, SunPower, plants, Michigan, cleanchoice energy, solar bees, Antonio Cammisecra, air force, university of toledo, solar space, upper peninsula power company, power purchase agreement, orion renewable energy group, map energy, gap, North Dakota, enel green power, the chandler solar project, North America
US industry acts to unblock disputed 584MW solar pipeline
A dispute holding up a solar project backlog of nearly 600MW in Michigan is now one step closer to resolution, under a truce brokered with the help of industry representatives.
Aug 12, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Storage, Policy, USA, SEIA, ITC, solar-plus-storage, Michigan, MPSC, Jimmy Carter, interconnection, ssfa19
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