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Detroit Edison has issued a request for proposals (RFP) to purchase Michigan-based renewable energy credits (RECs) that will help the utility meet state requirements for providing electricity generated from renewable resources. Michigan's electric utilities must obtain 10% of their retail sales from renewable energy resources by 2015.

The RFP specifies that the RECs must come from resources located in Michigan. Qualifying renewable technologies include energy produced from wind, solar, landfill gas, biomass, anaerobic digesters, geothermal, hydroelectric dams, industrial cogeneration and gasification facilities. Detroit Edison is seeking long-term agreements with providers.

Potential bidders must register at poweradvocate.com.

Deadline: Jan. 23

For more information, visit dteenergy.com.

SOURCE: Detroit Edison


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