A large scale wind farm under development in Michigan is running behind schedule, but plans are still afoot for the 212 MW plant to be finished.
A new 3.2-megawatt power plant in Orion, Mich., will use gases from decomposing landfill waste to generate enough electricity to power 2,700 homes.
DTE Energy picks up electricity from a planned 120-megawatt capacity wind power plant. It aims to have 1,000 MW of renewables in its portfolio by 2015.
DTE Energy’s Your Energy Savings programs helped Detroit-area customers save millions in energy costs last year with energy-efficient lighting and more.
Ford, partnering with DTE Energy, brings a pilot solar power and clean energy storage system at its Michigan Assembly plant online for trials.
A California coal-burning power plant is being converted to 100 percent biomass, making power from urban wood waste, tree trimmings and agricultural residues.
The DOE has signed an agreement with Michigan-based DTE Energy to help propagate Michgan’s smart grid adoption via an $84-million loan, every penny of which will be matched by DTE and its partners.