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Scattered Power Outages In Metro Detroit

The utility’s outage map is showing that power is down for at least 2,500 homes and businesses in Ann Arbor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2011

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Settlement Awarded From Suit Over Freezing Death

About $323,000 has been awarded to a hospital as part of a civil suit filed by the family of a Bay City man who froze to death after a power-limiting device was placed on his electricity meter because of unpaid bills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2011

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When Informed, Consumers Support Smart Grid, Smart Meter Technologies

As the quantity and availability of news and information improves about smart electric grids and smart electric meters, a new national energy study says there is good and bad news when it comes to consumer awareness and support of the technologies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2011

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DTE To Raise Energy Rates

From gasoline to groceries — the cost of just about everything is going up. Now you can add “power” to the list.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2011

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$30M Trash-To-Power Project Moves Forward

The Texas-based company that owns the Pine Tree Acres landfill in Michigan is moving forward with a $30 million project to convert methane gas from decomposing trash into electricity to power nearly 20,000 homes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2011

Breakthrough: UM Scientists Harness Electricity In The Brain

A paralyzed patient may someday be able to “think” a foot into flexing or a leg into moving, using technology that harnesses the power of electricity in the brain, and scientists at University of Michigan […]

11/01/2010

Power Staying On At Detroit Firehouses

The natural gas will stay on at 40 Detroit firehouses — after a final payment notice was sent to the city.

09/28/2010

2 Charged With Energy Theft

Two Detroit men have been charged with illegal electric hook ups. Wayne County Prosecutors say 56-year-old James Payne and 49-year-old Darnell Jackson rented houses to people where the electricity and gas had been turned on […]

09/23/2010

Consumer Forums To Focus On Utilities

If you or someone you know is having problems with utilities, you can let state regulators know during consumer forums that begin Monday afternoon in Southfield.

09/20/2010

DTE: Heat Causes Power Problems

The hot weather is causing some power issues across Metro Detroit.  DTE Energy says with all the air conditioners running this week, there’s a bit of stress on the system — causing some low voltage.

08/31/2010

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