Officials say the 54-year-old lineman was electrocuted after coming in contact with a power line in Monroe County.
The utility announced Monday that the 75-megawatt Pheasant Run II wind park in Huron County will be renamed the Brookfield Wind Park.
Plans are moving forward by a business that specializes in industrial brownfield work to redevelop the site of the decommissioned Marysville Power Plant in Michigan.
Scores of tree branches broke and fell from the weight of ice during the pre-Christmas storm, which knocked out power to roughly 650,000 homes and businesses.
DTE spokesman said they’re expecting more outages as severe weather rolls in.
Outages were scattered across the area, Thursday, with wind gusts reaching 45 miles per hour.
Two companies based in Farmington Hills, Lumecon and Illuminating Concepts, have been selected as finalists for the second DTE Energy E-Challenge Competition in partnership with NextEnergy and The Engineering Society of Detroit.
DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) has selected another 122 solar energy projects in the third expansion of the SolarCurrents customer-owned pilot program.
The south-flying out-of-towners have taken up residence at DTE Energy’s massive plant along Lake Erie, transforming 800 acres in Monroe into their cozy, cold-weather abode.
With metro Detroit and much of Michigan under a Wind Advisory until 7 p.m. Friday, strong gusts are causing problems across much of the state.