- MPSC approves final inputs, avoided costs for Consumers Energy PURPA contracts. (ISSUE BRIEF ALSO AVAILABLE)
- MPSC sets charge customers of electric choice suppliers must pay under capacity demonstration rules. (ISSUE BRIEF ALSO AVAILABLE)
- Standard billing rules overhaul protects customers. New guidelines address medical protection, data security, small businesses. (ISSUE BRIEF ALSO AVAILABLE)
- We're Hiring a Staff Engineering position: 1) Assist with the development, implementation, and operation of PSC regulatory responsibilities. POSTING CLOSES 11/30/17
Public Acts 341 and 342 were passed on December 15, 2016, and signed by Governor Rick Snyder on December 21, 2016. PA 341 updates Michigan’s energy laws relating to utility rate cases, electric choice, certificate of necessity, and electric capacity resource adequacy, and establishes an integrated resource planning process. PA 342 updates Michigan’s energy laws relating to renewable energy, energy waste reduction, and distributed generation, and allows utilities to implement on-bill financing programs. The laws take effect on April 20, 2017.
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