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 ...


Michigan Public Demands State Regulators Support Affordable, Clean Energy

Press release: DETROIT – Clean energy businesses, ratepayer advocacy organizations, conservation leaders and more today called on the Michigan Public Service Commission to ensure DTE Energy makes clean, renewable energy a focus of its long-term energy plan. "Solar and other clean energy options can affordably and reliably meet Michigan's energy needs, all while supporting good ...

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.