Michigan Public service Commission

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More Michiganders are using rooftop solar panels to generate electricity and take advantage of a state program. It requires utilities to buy back their excess power and credit the customer.

"A state agency announced that utility companies need to talk about changing how they handle service shutoffs following the hypothermia-related death of a Vietnam veteran in Detroit earlier this year." Detroit Free Press)

Consumers Energy and DTE say they welcome review

But weather could cause fluctuations

Michigan Public Service Commission report shows state on target to meet goals for producing renewable energy