MCL - Act 295 of 2008


Act 295 of 2008

AN ACT to require certain providers of electric service to establish and recover costs for renewable energy and clean energy programs; to require certain providers of electric or natural gas service to establish, and recover costs for, energy waste reduction programs; to ensure that any energy cost savings from renewable energy, clean energy, and energy waste reduction programs are ultimately returned to customers; to authorize the use of certain energy systems to meet the requirements of those programs; to provide for the approval of energy waste reduction service companies; to reduce energy waste by state agencies and the public; to create a wind energy resource zone board and provide for its power and duties; to authorize the creation and implementation of wind energy resource zones; to provide for expedited transmission line siting certificates; to provide for customer generation and net metering programs and the responsibilities of certain providers of electric service and customers with respect to customer generation and net metering; to provide for fees; to prescribe the powers and duties of certain state agencies and officials; to require the promulgation of rules and the issuance of orders; to authorize the establishment of residential energy improvement programs by providers of electric or natural gas service; to authorize certification by this state before the construction of certain wind and solar energy facilities and energy storage facilities; to regulate certain local ordinances; and to provide for civil sanctions, remedies, and penalties.

History: 2008, Act 295, Imd. Eff. Oct. 6, 2008 ;-- Am. 2016, Act 342, Eff. Apr. 20, 2017 ;-- Am. 2023, Act 233, Eff. Nov. 29, 2024 ;-- Am. 2023, Act 235, Eff. Feb. 27, 2024
Compiler's Notes: Enacting section 1 of Act 295 of 2008 provides: "Enacting section 1. As provided in section 5 of 1846 RS 1, MCL 8.5, this act is severable."

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
295-2008-1. Division PART 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS (460.1001...460.1013)
295-2008-2. Division PART 2. ENERGY STANDARDS (460.1021...460.1113)
295-2008-3. Division PART 3. STATE GOVERNMENT ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION (460.1131...460.1133)
295-2008-4. Division PART 4. WIND ENERGY RESOURCE ZONE (460.1141...460.1161)
295-2008-5. Division PART 5. DISTRIBUTED GENERATION (460.1171...460.1185)
295-2008-6. Division PART 6. MISCELLANEOUS COMMISSION PROVISIONS (460.1191...460.1195)
295-2008-7. Division PART 7. RESIDENTIAL ENERGY IMPROVEMENTS (460.1201...460.1211)
295-2008-8. Division PART 8. WIND, SOLAR, AND STORAGE CERTIFICATION (460.1221.added...460.1232.added)