30 Mar '18, 2pm

DTE Energy Plans to Double Renewable Energy Capacity in Four Years

If approved, these new renewable energy projects could encourage investment of up to $1.7 billion in Michigan, according to the company. The increase to 2,000 MW would be enough clean energy to power over 800,000 homes. The filing states the company intends to offer a new voluntary renewable energy program specifically designed for large business customers seeking to reduce carbon emissions. The plan also includes the launch of a pilot program for battery storage technology aimed at improving the reliability of energy provided from wind and solar power. "The plan we have filed takes another significant next step toward our goal of cutting carbon emissions by more than 80 percent by 2050 while continuing to deliver reliable and affordable power for our 2.2 million customers," DTE Energy Chairman and CEO Gerry Anderson said. The filing also includes plans to bring the Pine R...

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