Wind power is on the rise in Michigan as technology makes it more effective, efficient, and environmentally friendly than ever before.
Energy from wind power has been an important part of Michigan’s energy mix for quite some time. It will become a more important part of Michigan’s “all-of-the-above” approach to energy as prices continue to fall and reliability continues to rise.
Ranked 15th in the country in wind energy potential, Michigan is well-positioned to reap the benefits of this clean energy resource well into the future if we make the right investments today.
Incorporating greater use of wind power into Michigan’s energy mix will help increase capacity, reliability, and affordability for all Michiganders, making our energy supply more flexible and sustainable for decades to come.
Summer is heating up—and with the higher temperatures come increased energy use and greater demand. All of these factors can have a significant impact on the rates we pay for electricity. That’s why now is a good time to take a look back at some of our previous discussions on rates and infrastructure investments.
Building a brighter, cleaner energy future for all Michiganders isn’t just an investment in upgrading our state’s energy sector or electric infrastructure. It’s an investment in jobs, in local businesses, and in our communities.
Aside from delivering reliable, affordable, and increasingly clean power for Michigan homes, businesses, and industries, one of the most important things our local energy providers do is support local communities across the state through a number of civic engagement and community development projects.