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We are a nonprofit advocacy organization that promotes energy innovation and greater access to clean, affordable and reliable energy. We advocate for clean energy based on conservative principles – meaning common sense, market-based solutions that allow fair competition and a level playing field. We believe free markets are the key to continued innovation and technological advancements in energy production, distribution, storage and efficiency. We know that the job creation and economic growth sparked by a diversified, clean energy policy don’t have to come at the expense of our environment. We are committed to bridging partisan differences on energy issues, paving the way for Michigan to be a national clean energy leader.

 

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Coal plants in wholesale markets are being run uneconomically, blocking cheaper renewable energy and costing consumers $1 billion a year.

"...Michigan Conservative Energy Forum celebrated the new revenue stream for farmers."

"Trump should...recognize that market-competitive U.S. renewable energy development is a booming sector that is contributing to a resurgence of U.S. manufacturing, increasing U.S. job growth, and significantly contributing to U.S. energy dominance.

Central Michigan University engineering and technology students work with DTE to accurately measure the efficiency of 200,000 solar panels in the company's park in Lapeer, Michigan.

"According to the official documents, DTE spent $3,779,536 'for the purpose of influencing public opinion' on elections, lobbying, and other civic and political activities."  

Have you ever wondered who determines what you pay for your electricity and how they decide what to charge you? Check out this great explanation of how rates are set in Michigan and how you can get involved in the process.

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