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Pushing Michigan to Reject DTE’s Polluting Energy Plan

Vote Solar is one of a number of environmental and community organizations that called for Michigan’s Public Service Commission to reject the proposed long-term energy plan from DTE following testimony from experts revealing how DTE’s plan will hold back a transition to cleaner, more affordable energy. Experts ranging from energy economists, renewable experts, and health ...

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Michigan Says NO to DTE’s Dirty Energy Plan

“DTE’s fifteen-year plan is downright dangerous,” warned Shimekia Nichols, lifelong Detroiter, mother of two and energy equity advocate. Michigan needs to listen. We were proud to stand with Shimekia and more concerned residents at a recent crucial hearing in Detroit that will help decide Michigan’s energy future. Pictured: Shimekia Nichols with participants in the Detroit ...


Net Metering

Like rollover minutes for a cell phone, net metering gives solar energy customers full credit on their utility bills for the excess clean power they contribute to the grid.

This simple billing arrangement is one of the most important state policies for helping Americans generate their own power from the sun. By encouraging private investment in local solar power, it’s creating jobs, reducing utility costs, and building a cleaner energy future for us all.