Michigan Public service Commission

7:07 am
Thu January 9, 2014

State plans to investigate utilities handling of power outages

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Consumers Energy and DTE say they welcome review
Michigan regulators will investigate the way two major utilities handled a December ice storm that knocked out power for up to a week for 661,000 customers across the state. Meanwhile, Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero appointed a retired Michigan National Guard brigadier general to lead a probe of the performance of a third utility the Lansing Board of Water and Light and asked state regulators to review the probe once its finished.
8:18 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

State officials say heating bills should be lower this year

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But weather could cause fluctuations
LANSING - Michiganders' heating bills should be lower than last year as long as the weather cooperates. Lower prices for natural gas, propane and heating oil should counterbalance the effects of higher consumption to keep residential heating bills lower this winter, according to the Michigan Public Service Commission.
6:55 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Report finds renewable energy cheaper than expected

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Michigan Public Service Commission report shows state on target to meet goals for producing renewable energy
As Michigan approaches a key deadline for the implementation of renewable energy across the state, a new draft report shows the utilities should have no problem complying with the mandates. The bonus: The cost of that renewable energy is cheaper than originally expected.
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3:48 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

Utilities in Michigan could use more renewable energy

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Utilities in the state could use as 30 percent renewable energy sources by 2035.
LANSING - Michigan utilities could achieve renewable energy standards as high as 30 percent by 2035, according to a new report from the state. State regulators are exploring what to do once Michigan utilities meet the current requirement of 10 percent renewable energy by 2015. Gov.
Utility refund
11:58 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Michigan Public Service Commission approves refund for natural gas customers

Credit WMUK

The Michigan Public Service Commission has approved a refund for Consumers Energy’s natural gas customers. 

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