The Michigan Public Service Commission is responsible for electric and steam utility regulation in the State, including regulatory responsibility over 8 privately owned electric utilities (investor-owned), 9 rural electric distribution cooperatives (coops), and 1 privately owned steam utility. Municipally owned electric utilities (muni's) are not subject to MPSC regulation with the exception of the filing of a renewable energy plan as required by Public Act 295 of 2008. Water utilities are not subject to MPSC regulation.
- MPSC approves sale of Detroit Thermal to Project Mist Holdco
- MPSC sets charge customers of electric choice suppliers must pay under capacity demonstration rules
- Standard billing rules overhaul protects customers. New guidelines address medical protection, data security, small businesses
- UMERC wins Michigan Public Service Commission approval to build 2 natural gas-fueled power plants