Consumers Energy will help up to 100,000 customers buy smart thermostats as part of an effort to minimize the need for expensive peak power.
After decades of unreliable power, a new utility model and a connection to the mainland grid has boosted reliability.
With support from a federal grant, Gabriel Chan aims to clarify the costs and benefits of distributed solar for co-ops.
Clean energy advocates say the Midwest needs to change how it plans — and pays for — transmission projects.
Utilities continue to test promising uses for the digital ledger software despite caution and lack of widespread knowledge.