Advocates say recent regulatory changes in Michigan could spur more solar energy development from independent producers and ensure existing renewable energy generators are paid fair prices from utilities for their power.
In a move seen as symbolic of the region’s rebirth with a more
diversified economy, the 320-acre site in Wixom once used to build
cars for Ford Motor Co. will be an energy park focused on
production of renewable electrical energy storage systems. More
Agreement will prevent 10,000 tons of CO2 from entering the environment.
Dow Corning Corporation announced an agreement to purchase more than 14,000 megawatt hours of wind generated renewable energy through Consumers Energy’s Green Generation program, making Dow Corning one of the largest private purchasers of renewable energy in the State of Michigan. By using wind generated electricity, approximately 10,000 tons of CO2 will be prevented from being released into the environment. More