solar energy

DTE Solar Currents

DTE Energy Selects SolarCurrents Projects

DTE Energy said Tuesday it had selected 70 solar energy projects in the first round of its expansion of the SolarCurrents customer-owned pilot program, which offers customers a more affordable way to install solar photovoltaic systems on their homes and businesses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2013


10 Percent Of Power To Come From Renewable Sources By 2015

The Michigan Public Service Commission’s annual renewable energy report finds the use of wind, sun and other renewables was expected to have reached 4.7 percent last year – up from 3.6 percent the previous year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2013

Solar Power

Consumers Energy Conducting Session For Customers Interested In Solar Energy

Consumers Energy will be conducting an information session Wednesday, Jan. 9 at Jackson Community College for electric customers interested in learning about customer-installed solar energy systems.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2012

Solar Power

MPSC Approves Second Phase Of Detroit Edison’s SolarCurrents Program

The Michigan Public Service Commission last week approved Detroit Edison Company’s request to implement Phase II of its customer-owned SolarCurrents program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2012

Solar Power

Detroit Edison Seeks To Purchase Large Solar Installations

Detroit Edison Friday issued a Request for Proposals to purchase one or more large solar photovoltaic installation as part of its utility-owned SolarCurrents program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2012

Solar panels (credit: Wikimedia)

Consumers Energy Sets Residential Solar Meeting In Kalamazoo

Beginning on Aug. 29, residential and business electric customers served by Consumers Energy can submit applications to participate in the utility’s Experimental Advanced Renewable Program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2012

Debate Over Renewable Energy Ballot Issue Heats Up

The debate over increasing Michigan’s renewable energy requirements is starting to heat up faster than a solar panel on a cloudless summer day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2012

Solar panels can be made much more efficient if they track the sun. Saginaw's Nexteer is now selling electronic equipment to allow them to pivot accurately, like this demonstration solar panel can.

Nexteer Taking Proven Technology To Solar Energy Market

The hundreds of engineers at Nexteer Automotive here are turning their expertise from electronic power steering to the sun.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2012

Uni-Solar in happier times -- a rooftop installation

Energy Conversion Devices, United Solar Ovonic Schedule Auction of Bankrupt Assets

The sale of United Solar as a going concern won’t happen. Its parent company, Energy Conversion Devices, Monday announced that the assets related to the United Solar Ovonic LLC thin, flexible solar panel business will be sold at auction June 26.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2012

Solar panels (credit: Wikimedia)

Consumers Energy Sets Residential Solar Program Meeting In Traverse City

Beginning this week, residential electric customers served by Consumers Energy can submit applications to participate in the next phase of the Experimental Advanced Renewable Program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2012