The final report from a Republican-led state task force cautions against shifting to renewables too quickly and contradicts a previous, more-detailed analysis.
A recent analysis found 245 clean energy projects that were withdrawn during the advanced stages of development, with many blaming a lack of transmission capacity.
“The idea would be to make Michigan less of an electrical peninsula,” a state utility regulator said.
Clean energy advocates say the Midwest needs to change how it plans — and pays for — transmission projects.
A dip in wind output during last month’s deep freeze is now fueling debate about the nation’s embrace of renewable energy.