More Michigan households (320,000) use propane as their primary heating fuel than any other state. Although propane prices are not regulated, the MPSC monitors the market to identify irregularities that may result in supply or price disruptions.
- Propane Prices
The MPSC tracks retail residential propane prices each week through the heating season. Prices are compiled to arrive at a statewide average.
- Energy Assistance
State Emergency Relief
If you need help paying for energy and weatherization costs, and you meet eligibility requirements, you may be able to get help from programs designed to assist low-income families with energy costs.
Residents in need of heating assistance with deliverable fuels can visit the above website or call 2-1-1 for help.
- Safety Information
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
If using alternative sources for heat, be aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning and the importance of using a carbon monoxide detector.
When it comes to gas appliances, safety is a top priority. If you smell gas in your home, follow these steps.
- Consumer Tips
Selecting a Propane Provider
Propane retailers offer a variety of pricing agreements and delivery options. Take the time to get to know your local propane supplier and understand their range of products and services.
Supplemental Heating Sources
Before you strike that match or plug in a heater, read the following tips for safe operation of winter heating devices.