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.
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.
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.
Detroit police say twice in the last two weeks people were electrocuted when they climbed utility polls to conduct illegal energy hook ups.
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.
DTE Energy is proposing a one-time $87 charge and $15 monthly fees for customers who don’t want the new electronic meters.
The debate over increasing Michigan’s renewable energy requirements is starting to heat up faster than a solar panel on a cloudless summer day.
The Public Service Commission has ruled that DTE Energy and Consumers Energy will have to refund money collected to finance a special fund.
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.
In about a month, gas from Smiths Creek Landfill will be turned into usable electricity.