Bill Changes Ahead For Michigan Utility Customers

Utility bills for many customers will be affected by orders this week from the Michigan Public Service Commission.

Consumers Energy was ordered to refund $10.7 million to natural gas customers because a self-implemented rate increase was more than the final amount approved by regulators. A typical residential customer could get a refund of $4.73 for January.

 Consumers Energy residential electric customers could see a 1.45 percent increase on their January bills because of an order related to decommissioning the Big Rock Point Nuclear Power Plant.  

A typical Detroit Edison residential electric customer could get a refund of $6.08 for January because of an order for the utility to refund $26.9 million.   Michigan Consolidated Gas Co. residential gas customers could see monthly bills rise $2.94 over a 12-month period.

 (Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

Comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Detroit

Best 4th Of July Concerts In Metro DetroitStaying home this weekend? Celebrate the 4th of July by rocking out at one of these shows.
Hump Day Drinks: 8 Cheery Cocktail RecipesNow that you've made it through half the work week, it's time to celebrate!

Watch & Listen