A 2019 state law requires utilities to consider energy storage in their long-range resource plans.
DTE’s strategy, clean energy advocates say, is “less ambitious” than Consumers’ “transformative” long-range plan.
The agreement between Xcel Energy and clean energy advocates also includes building 3,000 megawatts of solar.
Several environmental groups are considering legal options if the Trump administration approves $1.9 billion in taxpayer-backed guarantee.
“It will be difficult (and costly) to reduce emissions, unless a wide range of options are available,” a new analysis says.