Ford Motor Company and DTE Energy Announce Purchase of Largest Renewable Energy from a Utility in U.S. History  
 

Ford Motor Company and DTE Energy Purchased the Largest Renewable Energy

Both companies agreed to purchase 310 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy. It comes from DTE Energy's Michigan wind farms. The company will be able to power its manufacturing facilities in Michigan. It will be done with 100 percent renewable energy.

About DTE

DTE has more than 10,000 employees. They are one of Michigan's largest employers.

The company's businesses include electric and gas operations.

They have renewable energy projects and an energy services division.

Electricity is a significant part of our lives. DTE Energy is one of the nation's largest providers of electricity.

The company owns and operates two electric utilities.

They are Detroit Edison and Consumers Energy. They serve more than 3.2 million customers in Michigan. DTE Energy is also a leader in renewable energy. It has more than 1,000 megawatts of wind and solar capacity in operation.

Gas is another vital part of our lives, and DTE Energy is a provider of natural gas. The company's gas operations include a gas utility. They serve more than 1.3 million customers in Michigan. DTE is a gas pipeline company with a network of more than 8,000 miles of pipeline.

DTE will add 650 megawatts of new solar energy in Michigan for Ford. It increases the total amount of installed solar power in Michigan by nearly 70%.

The new solar energy will be installed at 14 facilities across Michigan. Ten will be new projects. Four will be existing facilities that are being retrofitted with new solar arrays.

About Ford Motor Company

In 1903, Henry Ford founded the Ford Motor Company. He had a goal of helping people achieve their dreams. Today, Ford is a global company with operations all over the world. They are committed to creating a better world. Everyone has the opportunity to move and achieve their goals.

Ford's commitment to reducing its carbon footprint is a larger trend. In recent years, many companies have begun to realize the importance of sustainability. They have made efforts to reduce their emissions.

This shift is due, in part, to the increasing pressure from consumers and governments. They are calling to address climate change. Automakers that don't adopt sustainable practices may find themselves at a disadvantage.

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