Expanded renewable energy law, long-term utility planning or emission targets set by the governor are all on the table
The Path to 100 bill would boost the state’s renewable standard and let utilities raise rates to pay for projects.
Most investor-owned utilities in the Midwest have made voluntary renewable or emission pledges, but the commitments aren’t binding and lack urgency, critics say.
A Midwest Energy News review of investor-owned utilities in the region found three-quarters of them have made voluntary renewable or emission pledges that go above and beyond what’s required under state laws.
The Michigan Public Service Commission offered its latest annual report on the implementation of the state’s existing renewable portfolio standard. In short: it’s working as intended.