The Dearborn Electric Vehicle Chargers Project, Ford is a smart grid project located in Dearborn, Michigan, US. The project was commissioned in 2021.


The Dearborn Electric Vehicle Chargers Project, Ford was completed using smart grid as the technology category. It is an advanced grid infrastructure, renewable integration project with a rated capacity of 1,127MWh. It is implemented in the office buildings.

The smart grid project is owned by DTE Energy and Ford Motor and developed by DTE Energy.

The Dearborn Electric Vehicle Chargers Project, Ford has the following equipment associated with it:

– Battery Energy Storage System
– Electric Vehicle Charger
– Solar Panels – 2159 units
– Solar Power Supply

Dearborn Electric Vehicle Chargers Project, Ford development status

The commissioning of Dearborn Electric Vehicle Chargers Project, Ford was completed in 2021.

Contractors involved

DTE Energy and Ford Motor have partnered with DTE Energy to construct and complete the Dearborn Electric Vehicle Chargers Project, Ford.

Additional information

– DTE Energy announced that it has commissioned a new solar array at the Ford Research & Engineering Center in Dearborn, Michigan.
– The 2,159-panel array is located on the rooftop level of the Deck 400 parking structure.
– The array includes an integrated battery storage system and will be used to power newly installed electric vehicle (EV) chargers.
– The solar array can generate 1,127 megawatt hours of clean energy, which has the environmental benefit equal to the carbon sequestered by nearly 980 acres of U.S. forests in one year.

About DTE Energy

DTE Energy Co (DTE Energy) is an energy utility. It develops and manages energy-related businesses and services. The company generates, procures, transmits, distributes and sells electricity; procures, stores, transports, distributes and sells natural gas. DTE Energy produces power using steam, nuclear, biomass, natural gas, oil, hydro, wind and solar sources. It also markets and trades power, natural gas and environmental products; energy financial instruments; and provides energy and asset management services using energy commodity derivative instruments. The company serves residential, commercial and industrial customers in southeastern Michigan and other regions in the country. DTE Energy is headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, the US.


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