Energy - Goal 3

Residents, businesses and institutions reduce energy use and generate electricity on-site.

IN 20 YEARS - Energy users actively manage consumption and sell excess electricity to the grid. A majority of families and businesses generate regular income from selling excess power to the grid.

IN 10 YEARS - All new buildings are designed to enable easy installation of integrated renewable energy systems. Long-term contracts allow building owners to collect revenue from excess energy sales.

IN 2 YEARS - Michigan’s initial net metering and solar pilot programs are successful. Laws create incentives for small-scale energy generation systems.