In Michigan, thousands of additional miles of these decades-old bare steel and cast iron gas distribution networks are in need of upgrades, state regulators say.
Consumers Energy President and CEO Patti Poppe presented an economic case for solar power, electric vehicles and moving past coal.
The remaining six weeks of Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder’s eight-year term will be crucial for the Line 5 pipeline.
The Energy News Network spoke with the architect of a legal argument designed to force government action on climate change.
Critics say the plans lack spending accountability and advanced technologies to support distributed generation.