Should Ann Arbor rely on DTE versus decentralized microgrids to go green?
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Should Ann Arbor rely on DTE versus decentralized microgrids to go green?

There is much controversy about how communities interact with fossil fuel based utility companies to increase the use of solar power as an alternative energy source. Calling the project with DTE “community solar” reminds me of 1970s era Republican legislation using words like clean air in giveaways to companies that were polluting. Critics say a…

Financing an installation that pays for itself
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Financing an installation that pays for itself

Watch this presentation video to learn how a house of worship got individuals to form an LLC and do a solar installation that paid for itself. However, because of the laws passed by the state legislature, they are unable to provide electricity to the next-door neighbors. Those who wish to create microgrids face legal challenges…