Nearly everything about how we produce, transmit, and ultimately consume energy as a state is changing to better meet Michiganders’ needs in both the short and long term.
Michigan’s energy system is evolving in dramatic ways. Nearly everything about how we produce and consume energy as a state is changing to better meet Michiganders’ needs in both the short and long term:
Transforming our energy system is fundamental to ensure energy remains reliable, affordable, and sustainable—and keep Michigan in control of its energy future. The process of transformation is complex and involves many small and large changes that will add up to a new way of thinking about energy for everyone in Michigan.
Ensuring our transformation is strategic and successful will require all of us—consumers, energy providers, and policymakers—to work together.
Here’s how the three stages of energy delivery fit together to ensure Michiganders have access to reliable energy whenever we need it—24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
It’s a new year and plenty of new opportunities to strengthen Michigan’s energy future lie ahead. In 2019, local energy companies are making great progress toward a set of resolutions that bolster the reliability, affordability, and sustainability of our energy supply.
Local Michigan energy companies are continuing to diversify our all-of-the-above energy mix. As coal-fired plants continue to close their doors, Michigan and our Midwestern neighbors are capitalizing on innovative ways to prevent a potential energy deficit. Natural gas is an affordable, reliable and cleaner way to provide the energy our state needs to operate. How are we harnessing the power of natural gas? The NEXUS pipeline is playing a big role!
A lot of misconceptions are swirling around wind energy in Michigan. So we’re bringing you Wednesday Wind Fact Checks. This series will bring you three quick fact checks about wind power each week so you can get the real scoop on this incredible renewable resource in Michigan.