Win, lose or draw, here’s one nonpartisan issue on which Republicans and Democrats alike should agree: Clean energy works for America. Many Republicans elected Tuesday hail from states leading in clean energy. In fact, a new E2 report shows just how nonpartisan clean energy is.
More Michigan homeowners are investing in renewable energy, especially as prices for equipment come down, according to utility companies and solar proponents. There’s also a federal tax credit set to expire in 2016.
There are 8,000 parts in a wind turbine, all of which can be made in Michigan. Clean, renewable energy is a Michigan-made industry that grows our statewide economy and creates jobs. But our state’s investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency are set to expire next year.