LANSING (AP) – Michigan utility regulators have announced $22 million in federally funded grants to help low-income state residents keep their lights on and their homes warm.

The Michigan Public Service Commission says the money will to the state’s two largest utilities and six groups.

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The commission says the grants raise the total amount of utility aid to low-income Michiganians to $111.5 million this fiscal year. It says the grants are a joint effort of the commission and the Michigan Department of Human Services.

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DTE Energy Co. is getting $3 million, and CMS Energy Corp.’s Consumers Energy Company $2.5 million. Grants to other groups include $6.9 million to TrueNorth Community Services, $3.7 million to the Salvation Army and $3.6 million to the Michigan Community Action Agency Association.

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