IEI Research and Reports

Research and Reports

Michigan and the Clean Power Plan

A July 2015 IEI whitepaper that analyzes data from the State Tool for Electricity Emissions Reduction (STEER) to identify least-cost compliance strategies for Michigan to comply with EPA's forthcoming Clean Pow

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Barriers to Advanced Energy in Michigan

Barriers to Advanced Energy in Michigan is the first comprehensive attempt to identify and catalog the many obstacles that impede the adoption of advanced energy technologies and business models in Michigan. By

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Readying Michigan to Make Good Energy Decisions

A white paper that summarizes issues legislators should consider in making good energy decisions, and builds off research developed by the Institute for Energy Innovation (IEI) during the recently completed dat

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Systems Benefits of Advanced Energy in Michigan

Michigan EIBC and IEI's presentation to Governor Snyder's energy listening session in Detroit highlighted the system benefits of advanced energy in Michigan, as well as identifying market barriers to energy inn

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Solarize Michigan Final Report

The final report of the Solarize Michigan campaign highlights program accomplishments, including a 250%increase over 2015 deployment levels in the Great Lakes Bay Region. The report also outlines the best pract

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Michigan’s Advanced Energy Manufacturing Sector

Manufacturing of wind components, solar energy, methane digesters, advanced batteries and other advanced energy technologies adds $4.9 billion each year to the Michigan economy, according to a February 2012 rep

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Powering the Mobility Revolution: The Case for Integrating Vehicle Electrification & Batteries into Strategies to Promote Autonomous Vehicles

A January 2018 IEI whitepaper on the interconnection between vehicle electrification and automation. Click here to download the whitepaper: Powering the Mobility Revolution: The Case for Integrating Vehicle

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Economic Benefits of Advanced Energy in Michigan

Michigan EIBC and IEI’s presentation to Governor Snyder’s energy listening session in Grand Rapids highlighted the economic benefits of advanced energy in Michigan, as well as how costs of renewable energy

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Energy Efficiency in Michigan

A May 2012 report documents how manufacturing relating to Michigan’s energy efficiency sector will add $2.3 billion in economic activity by 2015. From efficiency products to LED lighting to insulation product

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Solar in Michigan: The Economic Impact of Distributed Generation on Non-Solar Customers

A June 2017 IEI whitepaper analyzes close to 50 studies of the value of solar and finds that the benefits of distributed solar generation systems exceed the retail cost of electricity and the value of solar in

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