The Alliance for Michigan Power knows how important it is to know where your candidates stand on issues like energy before you head to the polls. AMP knows that Michigan’s future is more secure when we have an affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy mix and a strong energy infrastructure. That’s why we asked candidates for Governor, State Senate and the State House of Representatives questions to understand their views on energy policy and critical energy issues.
It’s easy to find your candidate’s answers to our questionnaire:
*The Alliance for Michigan Power has not altered or changed the responses to the questionnaire.
There could be good news ahead for Michigan energy consumers. We’ve already experienced the first taste of winter, but more moderate temperatures are forecast to return and—best of all—natural gas costs are predicted to fall once again this year, just as they have since 2008.
You’ve probably heard that DTE has raised eyebrows across Michigan and the entire country by announcing an ambitious new plan. DTE is going beyond its commitment of 80% carbon reduction to a new goal of reaching for “net zero” carbon emissions by 2050.
We recently discussed some of the ways local energy providers work to support local communities by participating in an array of community-focused projects and initiatives. Today, we want to take some time to recognize some other ways local providers are giving back to help support everything from good old summertime fun to wildlife restoration and environmental education to economic and neighborhood development in communities across the state.