energy

DTE Proposes Wind Farm In Branch County

Apr 5, 2018
A wind farm in Idaho (file photo)
Wikimedia Commons

DTE Energy is searching for wind power in less windy parts of the state. The utility has signed lease agreements for 22,000 acres in Branch County near the Indiana border. 

Wind turbines stand tall above a farm field
courtesy of Consumers Energy

Consumers Energy says it will stop using coal by 2040 and get 40 percent of its energy from renewable sources. The company’s remaining five coal plants employ about 500 people. It shuttered seven of its facilities two years ago.

DTE Ordered To Explain Power Shutoffs

Feb 6, 2018
WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) A state commission will take a hard look at DTE Energy’s past improper shutoffs. The Michigan Public Service Commission will hold an evidentiary hearing against the company. 

WMUK

(MPRN-Lansing) Some DTE Energy customers say the utility is bullying them for refusing smart meters, and they want the state Legislature to do something about it. 

MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing) There’s been a shakeup at the agency responsible for Michigan energy policy. People are being re-assigned as the agency’s leader leaves state government for the private sector. 

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