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Michigan’s Energy Future Still in Limbo as Legislature Breaks for Summer

, energy analyst

The Michigan legislature failed again to come to agreement on energy policy last week as they broke for summer recess, with proposals waiting for a vote in both the House and the Senate. One thing is clear: both proposals still need a lot of work if they are going to truly move Michigan toward a sustainable, reliable, and affordable electricity supply. Read more >

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What Solar + Energy Storage Can Do For Tenants and Owners of Affordable Housing

, senior analyst, Clean Energy

A solar photovoltaic (PV) system and battery storage together can result in significant savings over solar-only installations Read more >

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“Solar for All”: How Utilities Can Increase Access to Solar Energy

, senior energy analyst, Clean Energy

A new report looks at what utilities can do to “bring solar within reach” for a broader swath of U.S. households, particularly in lower-income areas and communities of color. The answer: a lot. Read more >

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The Present and Future of Smart Charging: Experts Weigh In

, Kendall Science Fellow

Earlier this month UCS convened a workshop on smart charging, the idea of using electric vehicles to help the electricity system balance supply and demand. Here’s a taste of what we heard. Read more >

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