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DTE Energy And Consumers Energy Commit To Increase Renewable Portfolios

Germany Seeks Ambitious Goals For Renewable Energy

Both DTE Energy and Consumers Energy, Michigan’s two largest investor-owned utilities, agreed to boost clean energy production/usage to at least 50% by 2030

A Michigan Court of Appeals on Thursday overturned a state Public Service Commission (PSC) decision to allow DTE Energy a $37 million rate increase to pay for smart meters.

According to a story in the Detroit Free Press, the court said DTE hadn’t provided enough evidence to justify the rate increase. “We will not rubber stamp a decision permitting such a substantial expenditure – a cost to be borne by the citizens of this state – that is not properly supported,” said the written opinion of the three-judge appeals court panel. Keep reading →

An iconic American company whose trash trucks are part of the landscape is increasingly also a major player in the energy space, currently producing enough electricity to power one million homes and aiming to double that number in the next decade.

Waste Management has been filling landfills and feeding recycling facilities with the famously prodigious output of American trash cans for years, but it has also become a leading developer, operator and owner of waste-to-energy and landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the US. Keep reading →