Michigan

Michigan

Cory Connolly

Cory Connolly

Policy Memo: Saving Money in Michigan With Residential PACE Financing

Michigan can unlock energy-saving upgrades for homeowners by passing residential property assessed clean energy legislation. The legislation should guarantee energy savings and protect consumers by including a method for determining eligible energy-saving measures; restrictions to R- financing amounts and underwriting criteria; and robust consumer protection provisions.

Michigan Articles

The community-solar business model

This image from a community-solar vendor documents how individuals who normally can't access the solar market can build a revenue stream. 

How Strongly Can Community Solar Bend the Energy Market Toward Justice?

Community solar can provide more energy to more people - especially people currently shut out of the market for residential rooftop panels. Energy developers and marketplace makers have taken note of the potential for community solar programs to drive revenue- and the White House's promise to steer energy infrastructure toward...
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Commentary

In Michigan, Customers Benefit From a Competitive Energy Market

"Policies to foster competition in energy are important especially in states like Michigan with regulated electricity markets. In Michigan, regulated investor-owned utilities are the only providers of electricity in the service territories in which they operate."
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Reports

State Pollinator-Friendly Solar Initiatives

Seven states – Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, South Carolina, and Vermont – have enacted legislation to promote pollinator-friendly solar development. A new white paper by the Clean Energy States Alliance provides an overview of these state efforts and offers suggestions for what other states can do to promote solar while also creating or preserving healthy habitats for pollinators.

Michigan Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 6.00 / 8
Utilities:
Score 14.00 / 20
Transportation:
Score 3.50 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
57 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
28 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
20 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
84%

of people in Michigan support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2019.

(+1 of the national average)
(est. 6,479,706 of 7,681,837 adults)

last updated 7/01/2020

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