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    December
     21 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Wisconsin Public Service Corporation to Reconcile Its 2005 Power Supply Costs
     21 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Indiana Michigan Power Company's 2007 Power Supply Cost Recovery Factor
     21 - MPSC to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Rules Dealing with Consumer Standards and Billing Practices for Electric and Natural Gas Residential Service
     21 - MPSC Commissioner Laura Chappelle Elected President of Organization of MISO States
     21 - MPSC Appoints 2007 Motor Carrier Advisory Board Members
     21 - MPSC Approves Michigan Consolidated Gas Company Uncollectibles Surcharge
     21 - MPSC Seeks Public Comment on Detroit Edison's Revised Renewable Resources Program Proposal
     12 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Michigan Movers Association to Increase Rates by 4.5 Percent
     12 - MPSC Approves $13 million in Low-income Energy Efficiency Grants
     12 - MPSC Grants Alternative Gas Supplier License to Charlevoix Energy Trading, LLC
    November
     21 - MPSC Authorizes Consumers Energy to Increase Natural Gas Rates by $62.4 Million, Significantly Below the Utility's Request
     21 - MPSC to Hold Hearing to Determine Appropriate Primary Basic Local Exchange Service Rate for AT&T Michigan
     21 - MPSC Approves We Energies' 2006 Power Supply Costs
     09 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing the Sale of Consumers Energy Company's Ownership Interests in the Midland Cogeneration Venture Limited Partnership Facility
     09 - MPSC Names MISS DIG as State's Sole 8-1-1 Designee
     09 - MPSC: Lessees of Telecommunications Facilities in Municipal Rights-of-Way Not Subject to Annual Maintenance Fee
     09 - MPSC Reconciles 2005 Power Supply Costs in Four Electric Cases
     09 - MPSC Suspends Effective Date of Proposed Rate Increase for Michigan Movers Association, Sets Rate Hearing
    October
     24 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Reconciling We Energies 2005 Power Supply Costs
     24 - MPSC Approves $45 Million in Low-Income Energy Assistance Grants
     24 - MPSC Starts Investigation into Interconnection of Independent Power Projects with Electric Utilities
     24 - MPSC Reminds Customers to "Be WinterWise," Highlights Financial Assistance Programs for Low-Income Customers
     12 - MPSC Authorizes SEMCO Energy Gas Company to Implement 2006-2007 Gas Cost Recovery Plan and Factors
     04 - MPSC Commissioner Encourages Michiganians to "Change a Light" to Save
     02 - MPSC: Low-Income Customers to Get More Help this Winter Thanks to Voluntary Effort by Utilities
     02 - MPSC Issues Winter Energy Appraisal, Natural Gas Prices Fall
    September
     26 - MPSC Determines Zero Net Stranded Costs for Consumers Energy in 2004, Reconciles Its 2004 Power Supply Costs
     26 - MPSC Determines Zero Net Stranded Costs in 2004 for Detroit Edison, Finds Over-Recovery in 2004 Power Supply Costs Resulting in Credit to Customers
     26 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreements with Michigan Gas Utilities Corporation and Xcel Energy Authorizing 2006-2007 Gas Cost Recovery Factors
     26 - MPSC Approves The Detroit Edison Company's 2006 Power Supply Costs
     26 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Reconciling Upper Peninsula Power Company's 2005 Power Supply Costs
     26 - MPSC Designates United Way Regional Call Center as 2-1-1 Community Resource Information and Referral Answering Point for Livingston, Monroe and Washtenaw Counties
     15 - MPSC Issues Request for Proposals for $15 Million in Low-Income Energy Efficiency Grants
     12 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement in Great Lakes Energy Cooperative Rate Case
     12 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Reconciling Xcel Energy's 2005 Power Supply Costs
    August
     31 - MPSC Cuts Detroit Edison Company Electric Rates by $78.75 Million for Residential and Business Customers
     30 - MPSC Schedules Consumer Forums around the State in October
     23 - MPSC Approves Revised Stray Voltage Rules
     23 - MPSC Grants License to Comcast Phone of Michigan, LLC to Provide Basic Local Exchange Service
     22 - MPSC Approves Consumers Energy Company's 2006 Power Supply Costs
     22 - MPSC Approves 2006-2007 Gas Cost Recovery Plan and Factors for Michigan Consolidated Gas Company, Reconciles Company's 2004-2005 Gas Cost Recovery Case
     22 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Indiana Michigan Power Company to Reconcile Its 2005 Power Supply Cost Recovery Costs
     22 - MPSC Approves 2006-2007 Gas Cost Recovery Plan and Factors for Consumers Energy Company
     22 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreements for Alger Delta Cooperative Electric Association, Ontonagon County Rural Electrification Association and HomeWorks Tri-County Electric Cooperative Rate Increase Petition Requests
     21 - MPSC: With Children Going Back to School, Now is the Time to Register Their E-Mail Addresses and Other Electronic Devices to Reduce Illegal Electronic Messages
     21 - MPSC Issues Request for Proposals for Low-Income Energy Assistance Grants
     21 - MPSC Dismisses AT&T Michigan's Petition over Rights-of-Way Permit in Belleville
    July
     27 - MPSC Starts Contested Case on Consumers Energy Company's Proposed Sale of the Midland Cogeneration Venture Limited Partnership Facility
     25 - MPSC Authorizes SEMCO Energy Gas Company to Reconcile its 2004-2005 Gas Cost Recovery Costs
     25 - MPSC Authorizes 2006 Power Supply Cost Recovery Factor for Alger Delta Cooperative Electric Association
     25 - MPSC Directs Consumers Energy to Cease Collection of Five-Cent per Meter per Month Charge for Renewable Resource Program
     18 - MPSC to Hold Public Hearing on International Transmission Company's Application to Construct Overhead Transmission Line in Livingston and Oakland Counties
     11 - MPSC Authorizes 2006 Power Supply Cost Recovery Factor for Ontonagon County Rural Electrification Association
     11 - Captioned Telephone Service for Hard of Hearing Individuals Now Available in Michigan
     10 - State's Protect MI Child Registry Marks First Anniversary; Thousands of Children Are Protected from Illegal Electronic Messages
    June
     29 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Alpena Power Company to Reconcile 2005 Power Supply Cost Recovery Plan Via Surcharge
     27 - MPSC Grants Alternative Gas Supplier License to Volunteer Energy Services, Inc.
     27 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Reconciling Wisconsin Public Service Corporation's 2004-2005 Gas Cost Recovery Revenues
     27 - MPSC Approves Upper Peninsula Power Company Electric Rate Increase 42 Percent Below the Utility's Request
     27 - MPSC Seeks Public Comment on Implementation of 8-1-1 as Contact Number for State's One-Call Notification System
     27 - MPSC Fines Detroit Edison Company $105,000 for Electric Restoration Shortcomings, Directs Utility to File Plan for Improvement
     15 - MPSC Approves Presque Isle Electric & Gas Co-Op Electric Rate Increase 41 Percent Below the Utility's Request
     15 - MPSC Grants Alternative Gas Supplier License to Constellation NewEnergy - Gas Division, LLC
     02 - MPSC Releases 2005 Report on Status of Telecommunications Competition in Michigan
    May
     26 - MPSC Cancels Harsens Island Public Hearing on Proposed Ferry Rate Increase
     25 - With Summer Approaching, MPSC Offers "Beat the Heat and Save" Tips
     25 - MPSC Grants American PowerNet Management, L.P. an Alternative Electric Supplier License
     10 - MPSC Approves Interim Rate Increase for Consumers Energy Gas Customers 75 Percent Below the Utility?s Request
     10 - MPSC Suspends Effective Date of Rate Increase Requestd by Champion's Auto Ferry, Inc.
     05 - MPSC Issues Summer 2006 Energy Appraisal
     05 - MPSC Issues Summer 2006 Energy Appraisal
    April
     25 - MPSC Authorizes 2006 Power Supply Cost Recovery Factors for Four Electric Cooperatives
     25 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Reconciling Consumers Energy Company's 2004-2005 Gas Cost Recovery Revenues
     13 - MPSC: Eight Consumer Alerts Now Available in Spanish
     13 - MPSC Chairman Announces First Meeting on Michigan's 21st Century Energy Plan
     13 - MPSC Authorizes Detroit Edison to Reduce its Retail Electric Rates by $2.6 Million
     13 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Reconciling Aquila Networks - MGU's Gas Cost Recovery Revenues
     13 - UPDATED: MPSC Authorizes 2006 Power Supply Cost Recovery Factors for Two Electric Cooperatives, Authorizes Surcharges for Indiana Michigan Power Company Customers
     06 - State Energy Plan to Outline Path to Affordable, Reliable Electricity
    March
     29 - MPSC Commissioner Laura Chappelle Focuses on Electric Needs of Upper Peninsula
     23 - MPSC: Consumers Energy Electric Customers See $32 Million in Savings in 2005, Thanks to Innovative Conservation Plan
     23 - MPSC Asks Detroit Edison to Explain Why Its Electric Rates Should Not be Cut
     14 - MPSC Directs Detroit Edison to Report on Residential Electric Shut-Offs
     14 - MPSC Designates "Michigan 2-1-1" as Statewide 2-1-1 Coordinating Agency
     14 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreements Authorizing Alpena Power Company and Xcel Energy to Implement 2006 Power Supply Cost Recovery Factors
     14 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Reconciling Xcel Energy's 2004-2005 Gas Cost Recovery Revenues
     07 - MPSC: Lifeline Program Offers Discounts on Basic Local Telephone Service to Low Income Customers
     03 - MPSC Issues Annual Report
    February
     21 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Indiana Michigan Power Company to Implement its 2006 Power Supply Cost Recovery Factors in St. Joseph and Three Rivers Rate Areas
     21 - MPSC Approves $25 Million in Grants to Seven Organizations for Low-Income Energy Assistance
     09 - MPSC Grants BlueStar Energy Services, Inc. an Alternative Electric Supplier License
     09 - MPSC Authorizes Detroit Edison Surcharge Adjustments
     01 - MPSC Releases Annual Electric Competition Report Showing 20 Percent Decrease in Choice Customers
     01 - MPSC: Home Heating Credits Now Being Processed
    January
     31 - MPSC Issues Request for Proposals for Additional $25 Million in Low-Income Energy Assistance Grants This Heating Season
     25 - MPSC Staff Issues Energy Efficiency Report
     25 - MPSC: Warm Temperatures Result in Savings on Heating Bills; February Savings to Range from 4 percent to 21 percent
     23 - MPSC: Parents May Now Register Instant Messenger IDs, Mobile Text Messaging and Fax Numbers on Protect MI Child Registry
     19 - MPSC: Statewide Demand for Save Energy with Ease Program Fills All Available Energy Conservation Workshops
     19 - Granholm Calls for Legislation to Prevent Unauthorized Sale, Release of Telephone Records
     17 - Granholm, Public Service Commission, State Utility Companies Help Citizens Combat High Heating Costs
     10 - MPSC Issues Order Requiring 2006 Energy Assessments
     10 - MPSC Seeks Comments on Final Capacity Need Forum Report
     05 - MPSC: 2006 Ushers in Energy Efficiency Improvement Federal Tax Credits Up to $500
     04 - MPSC Staff Issues Report on Michigan's Future Electric Capacity Needs, Finds Additional Electric Generation Capacity May Be Needed after 2009


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