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July 22, 2019

renewable energy

April 9, 2019

U-M to cut emissions through renewable-energy purchase from DTE Energy

The University of Michigan is on track to reduce greenhouse gas emissions significantly with an agreement to buy renewable energy through DTE Energy that will result in about half of the purchased electricity for the Ann Arbor campus coming from Michigan-sourced renewable resources.

February 8, 2019

How air conditioners could advance a renewable power grid

More strategic control of air conditioners could improve the overall efficiency and reliability of the power grid and make it easier to transition to renewable energy, and that’s the goal of a $2.9 million grant University of Michigan researchers have received from the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy.

June 2, 2015

Poll shows most Americans support renewable-energy standards

Despite recent attempts in many state legislatures to repeal or weaken renewable-energy requirements, a University of Michigan poll finds that a majority of Americans — of every race, income and education level, and religious and political affiliation — support such mandates.

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