Environmental, advocacy groups hail Michigan PSC decision sending DTE back to the drawing board

Michigan PSC decision an important first step for ratepayers, reducing dangerous pollution and promoting clean energy Lansing – Environmental and community advocates today called on the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) to continue holding DTE Energy accountable for its flawed 15-year energy plan. The MPSC sent DTE back to the drawing board and recommended changes ...


Why DTE Energy Gets Failing Grades on its 15-year Energy Plan

In December, a federal judge delivered a holiday surprise to Detroit-based electric utility DTE Energy: no more coal. The judge was reviewing DTE’s proposed energy resource plan, which the judge found was out of compliance with state law, did not do enough to quickly transition away from coal, and inadequately valued solar and storage resources. ...

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.