A utility worker works on lines in Detroit, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023. A new storm teeming with freezing rain and strong winds socked Michigan on Monday, presenting a fresh challenge for crews that have been trying to restore electricity to thousands of customers who have been in the dark since ice snapped lines days ago. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Top Michigan Senator Calls for Investigation Into Widespread Power Outages

State Sen. Sean McCann (D-Kalamazoo), the chair of the Senate Committee on Energy and Environment, said Tuesday that he wants a formal investigation to figure out what went wrong—and how to fix it.

Bishop International Airport in Flint will receive federal funding to replace its leaky roof.
Three Michigan Airports Land Big Upgrades with New Federal Funding 

Bishop International Airport in Flint, Detroit Wayne County Airport and Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids will receive $62M in infrastructure funding.

Report: New Road Funding Plan Needed as More EVs Hit Michigan Highways

Most experts agree putting more electric vehicles on the road is a major step toward fighting climate change, but a new report says states will also need to find new ways to fund road maintenance.

Michigan program trains prisoners to trim around power lines
Michigan Program Trains Prisoners To Trim Around Power Lines

When Scott Steffes leaves Michigan's Parnall Correctional Facility this month he anticipates entering a new career that will take him upward of 25 feet above ground.

Crews remove the Shiatown Dam on the Shiawassee River near Newburg. (Courtesy/Michigan DNR)
Power Utility Ponders Fate of 13 Historic Michigan Dams

A number of small dams along Michigan lakes and rivers, some operating for more than a century, are still generating hydropower energy—just not enough.

A Toyota Motor Corp.'s new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle Mirai arrives at a charge station near Toyota's showroom on Nov. 17, 2014, in Tokyo.  (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
Michigan Joins Midwest Partnership to Back Hydrogen as Clean Energy Source

Michigan has joined six other Midwestern states in teaming up to accelerate the development of hydrogen as a clean-energy alternative for automobiles and factories that rely largely on climate-warming fossil fuels, governors said Monday.

Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg speaks at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Sept. 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Biden Administration Awards Grant to Tear Down Divisive Detroit Highway

A plan to dismantle Interstate 375, a 1-mile depressed freeway in Detroit that was built by demolishing Black neighborhoods 60 years ago, was a big winner of federal money Thursday, and the first Biden administration grant awarded to tear down a racially divisive roadway.