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 2016
Issued: October 31, 2016

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 2016.

Fuel Source
For the 12-month Period
August 2015 - July 2016

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

Coal 47.716%
Nuclear 26.671%
Natural Gas 18.127%
Oil 0.575%
Hydroelectric 0.844%
Renewable Fuels Total* 6.067%
Biofuel 0.789%
Biomass 0.526%
Solid Waste Incineration 0.087%
Solar 0.075%
Wind 4.113%
Wood 0.477%
*Includes Landfill Gas

 

Emission/Waste
For the 12-month Period
August 2015 - July 2016

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

Sulfur Dioxide 7.56
Carbon Dioxide** 2,170
Nitrogen Oxides 2.01
High-Level Nuclear Waste*** 0.0083
**Carbon Dioxide emissions for the historical years 1998-2008 have been revised by EIA due to changes in emission factors.
***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 2016

    

 

For questions concerning this please contact: Eric Stocking