DTE Energy has announced that it will build several new power plants starting in 2021 to replace aging coal-fired plants which will be taken out of commission.
And those new plants will be powered by natural gas.
"DTE Energy is committed to providing Michigan and our customers with reliable, cleaner sources of energy," Gerry Anderson, DTE's chairman an CEO said in a statement. "These new energy generation investments will significantly reduce greenhouses gases by moving to cleaner technologies. Just as important, it will enable us to deliver safe, affordable and reliable energy for DTE's 2.2 million customers."
DTE is expected to spend nearly $1.5 billion on the new plants.
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