The Michigan utility aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, but its compensation packages still include rewards for “coal plant reliability.”
The process requires utilities to account for the costs and benefits of renewables, efficiency, and fossil fuel investments.
Members of the state’s Advisory Council for Environmental Justice expressed optimism as they began work this month.
DTE Energy is among the latest utilities facing scrutiny for a practice known as “self-scheduling” or “self-committing.”
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