Certificate of Necessity (CON)

  • Public Act 286 of 2008 was signed into law on October 6th, 2008 by Governor Jennifer Granholm. Section 6s of Act 286, MCL 460.6s, provides the option for a utility that seeks to add capacity to its system by construction, renovation, or long-term power purchase to seek one or more Certificates of Necessity (CON) from the Michigan Public Service Commission. More information on the CON process can be found in Docket U-15896

Integrated Resource Plan

  • Public Act 286 requires an Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) be prepared and filed by utilities when filing an application for a CON with the Commission. Applicable IRP guidelines for the CON process can be found in Docket U-15896

Electric Generation Alternative Analysis