The state’s biggest utilities have been ordered, among other things, to make it easier for customers to get credits on bills when they suffer losses due to outages.
Consumers Energy has spring and summer safety tips for Michigan residents in recognition of National Electrical Safety Month this May.
Authorities say a 54-year-old man has died after falling about 18 to 20 feet from a ladder while trimming trees in southwestern Michigan.
To improve electrical service reliability and safety for customers, DTE tree trimming crews will be working in several local communities over the next two months.
Police say a 45-year-old man was killed in a tree-trimming accident Tuesday in Shelby Township.
Detroit Edison tree trimming crews will be working in several local communities over the next two months, removing fallen limbs and cutting back branches.
During severe weather, fallen limbs and tree branches can create the majority of the power outages.