Renewable Energy

  • On December 21, 2016, Public Act 342 was signed into law. This Act, known as the Clean and Renewable Energy and Energy Waste Reduction Act, amends Michigan's 2008 energy law, Act 295. The Renewable Energy Standard requires Michigan electric providers to achieve a retail supply portfolio that increases from 10% in 2015 to 15% in 2021. There is an interim compliance requirement of 12.5% in 2019 and 2020.

Interconnection, DG & PURPA Rulemaking

  • The Commission Staff is leading a stakeholder rulemaking process to develop new rulesets for interconnection, distributed generation and net metering, and defining a legally enforceable obligation under the Public Utilities Regulatory Policies Act of 1978.  

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Third-Party Community Energy Projects Workgroup

  • The Commission Staff is leading a stakeholder engagement process to examine the potential opportunities and barriers to third-party community energy projects that could be integrated into utility planning and procurement processes.

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