Regional Fuel Mix & Emissions Disclosures

Michigan Public Service Commission Regional Electric Power Fuel Sources, Emissions, and Nuclear Waste for Electric Supplier Disclosures for the Year 2017
Issued: November 29, 2017

The following is the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) Staff's calculation for regional average fuel mix, emissions, and high-level nuclear waste. This data has been prepared as directed by the Commission in Order Case No. U-12487, dated June 5, 2001 and December 20, 2001, concerning supplier disclosure standards as required under 2000 PA 141. Suppliers may rely upon this information to meet their disclosure requirements for the year 2017.

Fuel Source
For the 12-month Period
August 2016 - July 2017

Regional Average Fuel Mix
Used to Generate Electricity in
Michigan, Illinois, Indiana,
Ohio, and Wisconsin

Coal 48.752%
Nuclear 26.841%
Natural Gas 17.003%
Oil 0.419%
Hydroelectric 0.907%
Renewable Fuels Total* 6.078%
Biofuel 0.908%
Biomass 0.523%
Solid Waste Incineration 0.036%
Solar 0.098%
Wind 4.076%
Wood 0.436%
*Includes Landfill Gas

 

Emission/Waste
For the 12-month Period
January - December 2015
 (Based on the most recent available data at the time of this publication.)

Regional Average for
Fossil/Nuclear Generation for
Michigan, Illinois, Indiana,
Ohio, and Wisconsin
(lb/MWh)

Sulfur Dioxide 3.72
Carbon Dioxide 1,999
Nitrogen Oxides 1.42
High-Level Nuclear Waste** 0.0083
**High-level nuclear waste is based on discharged fuel for a time span of approximately 2 years in length ending in 2002.

Prepared by: Staff of the Michigan Public Service Commission, November 2017

    

 

For questions concerning this please contact: Lynn Beck