electricity

Solar panels photo
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A new solar power project in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula is expected to be online in the first week in October.

man trims tree near power line
Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

UPDATE: With powerful winds knocking down trees and power lines on Wednesday, Michigan utilities are working to restore service. A month ago, Kevin Lavery reported on tree trimming efforts aimed at reducing the impact of storms.


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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State regulators are giving utilities about three months to report how they'll meet electricity demand through 2021.

MSU power plant in winter
Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

A leading environmental group says it's pleased with the latest overhaul of Michigan's energy policy.