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Michigan


DTE Retires River Rouge Coal-Fired Plant

DTE Energy has retired the last operating unit of its River Rouge coal-fired power plant along the Detroit River, a facility that came online in 1956 and entered commercial operation…


Former Michigan Gov. Granholm Set to Lead DOE

Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm will be President-elect Joe Biden's choice to run the U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE), POWER learned Dec. 15. She is poised take over the agency…


A Holistic Model for Industrial Gas Power: Dearborn Central Energy Plant

DTE’s new Central Energy Plant will energize a flexible and high-tech revamp of Ford Motor Co.’s Research and Engineering campus in Dearborn, Michigan. Because it goes beyond the envelope of…


Canada Plan to Store Nuclear Waste near Lake Huron Draws U.S. Ire

A group of U.S. lawmakers has asked Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to reconsider that country’s proposed plan to store its nuclear waste at a site near Lake Huron, northeast…


Work Ethic Leads to 'World Class' Performance

Wolverine Power Cooperative’s Alpine plant in Michigan has impressive operating numbers, and a culture of teamwork dedicated to maintaining efficiency. Power plant operators will tell you it takes a team…