Judge Recommends Consumers’ Energy Conduct a New Value of Solar Study

Clean energy intervenors applaud Proposal for Decision Lansing, MI — Administrative Law Judge Sally Wallace issued her Proposal for Decision in the Consumers Energy rate case Thursday calling on the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) to conduct a study of the fair Value of Solar energy that customer-owned systems provide to the grid. The Proposal ...


Business groups, clean energy advocates support Gov. Whitmer’s executive order on climate

LANSING – Business groups and clean energy advocates praised Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for addressing climate change by calling for Michigan to become carbon neutral by 2050 through an executive order issued today. “In 2019, there were more than 125,000 clean energy jobs in Michigan, but since the beginning of the pandemic the industry has lost ...

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.