Today’s approval of a $368,115,000 rate increase, a typical residential customer who uses 500 kilowatt hours of electricity per month will see an increase of $6.51, or 6.38%, on their monthly bill. The new rates will take effect Dec. 15.
It's going to be a busy day for the Michigan Public Service Commission on Friday, with a $622 million request from DTE and the company that owns Line 5 seeking approval for a controversial new tunnel on the agenda.
DTE crews are excavating deep holes in several Metro Detroit neighborhoods, strategically installing power lines underground as a part of a pilot program that seeks to reduce power outages.
Examples of what a sustainable future could entail were displayed throughout the 2023 Sustainable Urban Design summit.
The White House has allocated $3.5 billion for projects in 44 states, including Michigan, in order to strengthen and safeguard the U.S. power grid against extreme weather conditions.
Some 18,000 homes have yet to schedule an inspection required by the state to ensure all gas meters are safe. It could cost a lot of money to restore power for anyone who doesn't schedule an inspection.
What has driven Michigan's numerous outage events? Severe weather is a driver, but another is the state's approach to decarbonizing its power supply.
Utilities like DTE and Consumers could be barred from giving money to political campaigns under a new proposal made by a Michigan lawmaker.
Expect to pay more to heat your home this winter after the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) approved Consumers Energy natural gas rate increases this week.
The Michigan Public Service Commission regulates the state's utilities. It says 500,000 homes lost power after last week's storms.