Wednesday, 17 May 2017 07:02

DTE Energy to close coal plants, curb emissions by 80% by 2050

DTE Energy headquarters in Detroit DTE Energy headquarters in Detroit

Detroit-based DTE Energy has announced plans to shut down its entire coal power plant fleet by 2040, in an effort to curb carbon emission by over 80% from 2005 levels by 2050. The utility will invest to build 3,500 MW of new gas-fired capacity to supply 24/7 power and an additional 6,000 MW of renewable energy capacity.

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