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2017 Senate Bill 475: Mandate 50 percent of Michigan electricity come from renewables
Introduced by Sen. Rebekah Warren (D) on June 21, 2017
To mandate that at least half the electricity consumed in Michigan be generated from renewable sources. Nationwide, not counting hydro-power from dams, renewable sources provide 8.4 percent of U.S. electricity. In Michigan adding renewable sources primarily means more wind turbines, of which there were nearly 900 when the bill was introduced.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Environment, Energy and Technology Committee on June 21, 2017