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Green Energy Fees Disappearing From Utility Bills

Four years after raising customers’ bills to meet mandates to sell cleaner power, Michigan’s biggest utilities are eliminating the fees or slashing them significantly.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2013

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MPSC Issues Summer Energy Appraisal

The Michigan Public Service Commission last week issued the “Michigan Energy Appraisal: Summer 2013.” The appraisal, published since 1978, reviews the projected prices and availability of energy in Michigan over the coming months.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2013

Report: Renewable Energy Heating Up In Michigan

A new report finds that most of Michigan’s electricity providers are on pace to generate 10 percent of their power from renewable sources by 2015.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2013

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Police, DTE: Illegal Electrical Hookups Kill

Detroit police say twice in the last two weeks people were electrocuted when they climbed utility polls to conduct illegal energy hook ups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2012

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Why It Matters: Michigan’s Ballot Proposals

Six contentious ballot proposals are before Michigan voters on Nov. 6, including several well-funded measures backed by special interest groups and five that would require amending the Michigan Constitution.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/28/2012

Declining ‘Smart Meter’ Could Cost Utility Customers

DTE Energy is proposing a one-time $87 charge and $15 monthly fees for customers who don’t want the new electronic meters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2012

Debate Over Renewable Energy Ballot Issue Heats Up

The debate over increasing Michigan’s renewable energy requirements is starting to heat up faster than a solar panel on a cloudless summer day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2012

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Look For Some Money Back On Your Utility Bill

The Public Service Commission has ruled that DTE Energy and Consumers Energy will have to refund money collected to finance a special fund.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2012

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Michigan State University To Convert Waste To Energy

Michigan State University trustees Friday authorized construction of a $5 million device that will convert farm and dining hall waste to energy for campus buildings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2012

Michigan Landfill To Host Gas-to-Energy Conversion

In about a month, gas from Smiths Creek Landfill will be turned into usable electricity.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2011

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