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.
DTE Energy Friday reported 2013 earnings of $661 million, or $3.76 per diluted share, up 8.4 percent from $610 million, or $3.55 per diluted share in 2012.
DTE Energy said last week that it exceeded its targets for spending with Michigan-based companies in 2013, part of its ongoing commitment to support in-state companies through the Pure Michigan Business Connect Initiative.