about the mpsc

The mission of the Michigan Public Service Commission is to grow Michigan's economy and enhance the quality of life of its communities by assuring safe and reliable energy and telecommunications services at reasonable rates.


Establish fair and reasonable rates for regulated services and adopt and administer fair terms and conditions of service for Michigan's utility customers.

Assure adequate and reliable supplies of regulated services to all Michigan customers, and the safe and efficient production, distribution, and use of the State's energy and telecommunications services.

Assure the security of Michigan's critical infrastructure by promoting homeland security.

Promote Michigan's economic growth and enhance the quality of life of its communities through adoption of advanced technologies like broadband telecommunications, efficient renewable energy resources and energy efficiency innovations.

Provide customers with the opportunity to choose alternative electric, natural gas, and telecommunications providers.

Provide regulatory oversight in a prudent and efficient manner while implementing legislative and constitutional requirements.