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Consumers Energy Kicks Off Battery Storage Era At Western Michigan University
KALAMAZOO, Mich., September 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy today ushered in a new technology on the campus of Western Michigan University, starting operation of a new large-scale battery that should store enough energy to power 1,000 homes at any time. “Advances in battery storage technology have now reached the scale that they power entire communities on demand,” said Tim...
Sep 17, 2018 2:30 PM ET
Michigan Utilities Look to Lower Rates Through EV Time of Use Charging
Michigan is moving ahead of other Midwest states as its two largest utilities propose a combined $20.5 million investment in electric vehicle infrastructure. A key aspect to the three-year plans from DTE Energy and Consumers Energy is incentivizing EV drivers to charge at home during off-peak hours at night. With preliminary data so far, the utilities say that with more customers...
Aug 6, 2018 10:40 AM ET
Electric Perspectives: Transportation Electrification
More than a century ago, pioneers like Henry Ford, Ransom Olds, and Henry Leland helped establish Michigan’s lasting reputation as the automotive hub of the United States and the world. Today—with a jolt from the energy industry— the automotive companies they helped to found are creating the next generation of vehicles that will transform our lives.
Jul 27, 2018 10:10 AM ET
CMS Energy Announces Two New Wind Energy Parks
JACKSON, MI, June 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – CMS Energy today announced the addition of two new planned wind energy parks to its portfolio that will produce up to 250 megawatts of clean, renewable energy. “CMS Energy is committed to our triple bottom line of people, planet and prosperity, and we are excited to support all three by increasing the renewable energy we supply using wind power...
Jun 26, 2018 8:20 AM ET
WATCH | How Consumers Energy Will Cut Out Coal Burning by 2040
ALLENDALE, Mich. -- Earlier in June, Consumers Energy released a proposed plan to phase out their coal burning plants by 2040 and add more renewable energy sources to generate electricity. The Clean...
Jun 25, 2018 10:25 AM ET