Michigan Advanced Energy By The Numbers

#1

Michigan is ranked #1 in new manufacturing jobs and #3 in new tech jobs due to their intersection in advanced mobility

134,800

Michigan is home to nearly 135,000 advanced energy jobs, in sectors such as solar, wind, and energy efficiency.

80%

There has been an 80% price drop for solar energy and a 61% price drop in wind energy since 2009.

17,782

In Michigan, nearly 18,000 homes are powered by solar energy, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association.

1,904

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, Michigan currently has 1,904 megawatts of wind energy installed to date.

More ways to make Advanced Energy work

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Gretchen Whitmer

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Bill Schuette

Build on and expand current policies that promote renewable energy growth

Increase Energy Efficiency and Demand Response to save customers money

Enable businesses to directly purchase renewables for their operations

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Expand customers choice to generate their own energy

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Electrify Transportation to decrease emissions and increase air quality & health

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Modernize the grid to take advantage of the digital economy

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To learn more about each of these policies, check out the Advanced Energy Policy Platform.

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