The Michigan Agency on Energy (MAE) announced today that Michigan is well on its way to compliance with EPA’s Clean Power Plan.
In a joint statement issued by MAE director, Valerie Brader and Dan Wyant, director of the Michigan Dept. of Environmental Quality are energized that Governor Snyder’s no regrets energy policy has positioned Michigan for compliance at least for the next 10 years.
“Michigan’s focus on an energy future built on reliability affordability and environmental protection means we are well-positioned to adapt to these new regulations. ” said Brader.
MAE utilize a sophisticated modeling tool developed by Synapse Energy Economics, Inc. to validate our current strategy is working and that Michigan’s decision to move ahead with a mass-based compliance path works best for Michigan.
The MAE’s plan comes with support from key energy stakeholders including Consumers Energy and DTE Energy.
Walt Dindoffer, current president of MEECA comments, “This announcement shows our energy regulators and stakeholders can agree and work together on sound energy policy for Michigan.”
Source: Michigan Agency of Energy