University of Michigan students, activists call on Ann Arbor to ditch DTE Energy
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University of Michigan students, activists call on Ann Arbor to ditch DTE Energy

"University of Michigan students and other members of activist group Ann Arbor for Public Power demonstrated along Huron Street ahead of a City Council meeting where city officials were considering the city’s energy future."
Ann Arbor, Mich., City Council Votes In Favor Of Public Power Feasibility Study
American Public Power Association

Ann Arbor, Mich., City Council Votes In Favor Of Public Power Feasibility Study

"As the resolution noted, the city’s A2Zero climate action plan calls for a transition to 100% renewable power by 2030. Municipalization is a legal and established means to achieve that goal, Ann Arbor for Public Power said, noting that 41 Michigan cities and towns operate public power utilities, and both the state constitution and city charter explicitly enable new ones."
City Council Initiates Public Power Feasibility Study

City Council Initiates Public Power Feasibility Study

Last night, the Ann Arbor City Council unanimously adopted a resolution initiating a feasibility study for a municipal electric utility (muni). This is a critical step towards placing the local electric grid under public control. Ann Arbor for Public Power, a nonprofit grassroots citizen group, has been leading the municipalization effort. “We applaud City Council,...
2022/01/17

2022/01/17

On Tuesday, January 18, Ann Arbor for Public Power, a nonprofit citizen group working towards a municipal electric utility (muni), will stage a rally at 6pm in front of City Hall. The rally will be immediately prior to the City Council meeting at 7pm. On Council’s meeting agenda is a resolution beginning the process of...
Ann Arbor Energy Commission Endorses Public Power Study

Ann Arbor Energy Commission Endorses Public Power Study

Last night the Ann Arbor Energy Commission unanimously adopted a resolution recommending that City Council authorize a municipal electric utility (muni) feasibility study. A municipal electric utility is a city-owned utility that provides electric power to all its residents. There are currently 41 Michigan cities and towns served by munis. Last night’s vote culminates a...
Municipalization is the preferred answer to climate change and sustainability
Great Lakes Renewable Energy Association

Municipalization is the preferred answer to climate change and sustainability

With frustration growing over utility inaction with regard to climate change and clean energy, many are suggesting that municipalization (i.e., utility owned and operated by a local government versus an investor-owned utility) is the preferred answer to climate change and community sustainability. Greg Woodring, Ann Arbor Public Power will discuss municipalization as a preferred clean energy option for Michigan.
Ann Arbor’s latest idea doesn’t offer clear path to 100% renewable energy, group says
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Ann Arbor’s latest idea doesn’t offer clear path to 100% renewable energy, group says

2021/10/15

2021/10/15

New Ann Arbor SEU plan doesn’t offer clean path to 100% renewable energy by 2030. Ann Arbor for Public Power supports the goals of a sustainable energy utility (SEU) for Ann Arbor, but not as a substitute for pursuing municipalization of the local electric grid. 
DTE responds to Ann Arbor’s latest idea to create renewable energy utility
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DTE responds to Ann Arbor’s latest idea to create renewable energy utility

New Ann Arbor report says city could create its own renewable energy utility
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New Ann Arbor report says city could create its own renewable energy utility

Episode 28: Dismantling DTE w/Greg Woodring
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Episode 28: Dismantling DTE w/Greg Woodring

Joel chats with Greg Woodring of Ann Arbor for Public Power. A2P2 is an organization working to bring municipal power to Ann Arbor.
Ann Arbor voters could ultimately decide on shift away from DTE Energy
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Ann Arbor voters could ultimately decide on shift away from DTE Energy

City Council voted 11-0 Tuesday night, Sept. 7, to ask the city’s Energy Commission to make a recommendation by Dec. 31 on whether the city should undertake a feasibility study to explore options.