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    December
     28 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Indiana Michigan Power Company to Reconcile Its 2008 Power Supply Costs
     23 - MPSC: Michigan Awarded $1.8 Million Grant to Launch Broadband Mapping and Planning Initiative
     16 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Upper Peninsula Power Company to Increase Electric Rates by $6,499,934
     16 - MPSC: Wisconsin Electric Power Company Must Limit Any Self Implemented Electric Rate Increase, Refund $2.2 Million from Sale of Nuclear Plant
     16 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Reconciling Wisconsin Electric Power Company's 2008 Power Supply Costs
     16 - MPSC Authorizes Consumers Energy to Reconcile Its 2008-2009 Gas Cost Recovery, Other Costs
     16 - MPSC Grants Request by Edison Sault Electric Company for Rule Waiver that Allows It to Read Meters Bi-Monthly
     16 - MPSC Appoints 2010 Motor Carrier Advisory Board
     16 - MPSC to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Rules Dealing with the Filing and Processing of General Rate Cases by Regulated Electric and Natural Gas Utilities
     16 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Michigan Gas Utilities to Increase Its Natural Gas Rates by $3,500,191
     16 - MPSC Approves Renewable Energy Plan for Glacial Energy of Illinois, Inc.
     16 - MPSC Approves Revised Energy Optimization Surcharges for Certain Consumers Energy Electric Primary Customers
     01 - MPSC: Gas Choice Participation at All-Time High
     01 - MPSC Approves Year Round Shutoff Protection Program for Consumers Energy Company Customers
     01 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Reconciling Upper Peninsula Power Company's 2008 Power Supply Costs
     01 - MPSC Permits Detroit Edison and Michigan Consolidated Gas Company to Bill Customers Whose Monthly Bills are Less than $30 Every Three Months
     01 - MPSC to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Rule Changes to Accounting Standards for Regulated Electric and Gas Utilities in Michigan
     01 - MPSC Approves Renewable Energy Contract Amendment to Help Site Innovative Wind Turbine Generator, Also Approves Two Renewable Energy Credit Contracts
    November
     30 - Efficiency United Kicks Off Energy Efficiency Program for Customers of 11 Michigan Utilities
     20 - MPSC Issues Request for Proposal for up to $2 million in Michigan Energy Efficiency Grants
     12 - MPSC Authorizes Michigan Consolidated Gas Company to Implement 2009-2010 Gas Cost Recovery Factor
     12 - MPSC Authorizes Consumers Energy to Decrease Securitization Bond and Interest Surcharge, Increase Tax Surcharge
     12 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreements Reconciling Two Utilities' 2008 Power Supply Costs
     02 - MPSC Directs Consumers Energy to Refund to Electric Customers Part of Its Self-Implemented Rate Increase
    October
     30 - Michigan's Renewable Energy Certification System Launched
     29 - MPSC Grants Licenses to Three Alternative Gas Suppliers
     29 - MPSC to Hold Public Hearing to Receive Public Comments on the Effect of Wind Turbine Setback Requirements and Noise Limitations on Wind Energy Development
     29 - MPSC Designates Community Access Line of the Lakeshore, Inc. as the 2-1-1 Community Resource Information and Referral Answering Point for Seven Exchanges in Manistee County
     29 - MPSC Directs Upper Peninsula Power Company to File Electric Rates It Proposes to Self Implement
     29 - MPSC Directs Michigan Gas Utilities Corporation to File Natural Gas Rates It Proposes to Self Implement
     15 - MPSC Commissioner Highlights Role of Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs in Michigan's Energy Efficiency Revolution
     15 - Wind Energy Resource Zone Board Submits Final Report Identifying Four Michigan Regions with Highest Wind Energy Potential
     13 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Alpena Power Company to Increase its Electric Rates by $650,000
     13 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement that Enhances Customer Protections for Natural Gas Choice Customers
     13 - MPSC Revises Schedule Dealing with Self-Implementation in Wisconsin Electric Power Company's Ongoing Electric Rate Case
     13 - MPSC Directs Consumers Energy Company to Show Cause Why It Should Not Refund Unspent Tree Trimming, Certain O & M Funds to Electric Customers
     13 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreements Reconciling the 2008 Power Supply Costs of Six Michigan Electric Utilities, Approves Rate Increase for One
     13 - MPSC Directs Consumers Energy Company to File Natural Gas Rates It Proposes to Self Implement
     13 - Commissioner Martinez Elected Organization of MISO States Vice President
     13 - MPSC Highlights Efforts to Reconnect Utility Service for Senior Citizens No Questions Asked
     09 - MPSC Issues Winter 2009/2010 Energy Appraisal
     05 - MPSC Commissioner Transeth Elected President of the Organization of PJM States, Inc. for 2010
     01 - MPSC Encourages Utility Customers to "Be WinterWise," Web Site Features Information on Energy Efficiency Tips, Energy Assistance Programs
    September
     29 - MPSC Merges Low-Income Resources Task Force with the Energy Optimization Low Income Work Group, Schedules First Meeting
     29 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Michigan Gas Utilities Corporation to Implement Its 2009-2010 Gas Cost Recovery Factor
     29 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing SEMCO Energy Gas Company's 2009-2010 Gas Cost Recovery Factor
     29 - MPSC Reaffirms Previous Order Denying Michigan Consolidated Gas Company Recovery of Control Premium in Rates
     29 - MPSC Approves Procedures Dealing with the Administration and Allocation of Electric Load Served by Alternative Electric Suppliers
     29 - MPSC Approves Financial Incentive Mechanisms for Consumers Energy, Detroit Edison and Michigan Consolidated Gas Company When They Exceed Energy Optimization Targets
     29 - MPSC Starts Proceeding on Direct Participation of Michigan Retail Customers into a Regional Transmission Organization Wholesale Market
     22 - MPSC Awarded Over $1 Million in ARRA Funds to Assist in Implementing Smart Grid Technology
     16 - MPSC Reminds Utility Customers to Protect Their Privacy to Prevent Utility Service Fraud
     15 - MPSC Approves Renewable Energy Purchase Agreement Between Indiana Michigan Power Company and Fowler Ridge II Wind Farm LLC
     15 - MPSC Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Electric Interconnection Procedures and Forms
     15 - MPSC Says Alger Delta Cooperative Electric Association Meets Requirements for Member Regulation
     15 - MPSC Approves Renewable Energy Credit Sale Agreement Between Alpena Power Company and Consumers Energy Company
     15 - MPSC Directs Detroit Edison and Consumers Energy Company to File Electric Reliability and Power Quality Information Annually
     15 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Reconciling Presque Isle Electric & Gas Co-op's 2008 Power Supply Costs, Increasing Rates
     15 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Reconciling Alpena Power Company's 2008 Power Supply Costs
     15 - MPSC Directs Detroit Edison Company Not to Implement Provisionally Approved Rate Realignment Adjustment
     15 - MPSC Designates HandsOn Battle Creek, Inc. as 2-1-1 Answering Point for Four Exchanges in Branch County
     15 - MPSC Approves $55 Million in Low-Income Energy Assistance Grants
     15 - MPSC Approves $8.5 Million in Michigan Efficiency Grants
     15 - MPSC Approves $4 Million in Michigan Efficiency Grants
     15 - MPSC Approves $1 Million in Michigan Efficiency Grants
     15 - MPSC Approves $14 Million in Low-Income Energy Efficiency Grants
     15 - MPSC Directs Regulated Electric Utilities to Submit 10-Year Fossil Fuel Generation Efficiency Plans Every Three Years
     14 - Live Audio Broadcasts of MPSC Commission Meetings Now Available on the Internet
     08 - MPSC Staff Submits Report Related to Consumers Energy's Proposed New Coal-Fired Plant to the DEQ
     08 - MPSC Staff Submits Report Related to Wolverine Power Cooperative's Proposed New Coal-Fired Plant to the DEQ
     01 - Deadline to Apply for Michigan Home Heating Credit Approaches, Says MPSC
     01 - MPSC Schedules Seven Consumer Forums around the State
    August
     25 - MPSC Schedules Meeting to Discuss Proposed Procedures for Electric Load Allocation Served by Electric Choice Suppliers
     25 - MPSC's Energy Optimization Meeting to Feature ENERGY STAR Expert
     25 - MPSC Approves Detroit Edison Company's RFP and Bid Evaluation Procedures for Its Renewable Energy Plan
     25 - MPSC Authorizes Michigan Consolidated Gas Company to Collect $87 Million for 2008 Uncollectibles
     20 - Michigan Saves Advisory Group to Hold First Meeting, Public Invited to Provide Input into Energy Efficiency Program with No Up-Front Costs to Utility Customers
     17 - Wind Energy Resource Zone Board to Hold Public Hearing in Scottville
     11 - MPSC Grants Consumers Energy Company's Request for Rehearing in Case Dealing with Renewable and Energy Optimization Surcharges
     11 - MPSC Approves Revised Stranded Cost Recovery Surcharges for Certain Consumers Energy Company Customers
     11 - Wind Energy Resource Zone Board to Hold Public Hearing in Bad Axe
     11 - MPSC Seeking Public Comments on Consumers Energy Company's and Detroit Edison Company's Plans for Utilizing Dispatchable Customer-Owned Distributed Generation
     11 - MPSC Directs Alger Delta Cooperative Electric Association to Make Certain Filings, Meet with MPSC Staff as It Transitions to a Member-Regulated Cooperative
     11 - MPSC Approves Procedures for Recovery of Certain Costs Related to Merchant Plants That Generate Electricity from Wood or Solid Wood Wastes
     11 - MPSC Approves Contract Designating APX, Inc. as the State's Renewable Energy Credit and Tracking Program Administrator
     11 - MPSC Approves Contract Designating Michigan Community Action Agency Association as State's Energy Optimization Plan Administrator
     11 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Michigan Gas Utilities Corporation to Reconcile Its 2007-2008 Gas Cost Recovery Revenues and Expenses
     11 - MPSC Approves Contract Designating Michigan Community Action Agency Association as State's Energy Optimization Plan Administrator
    July
     16 - AMENDED: MPSC Directs Detroit Edison Company to Apply Specific Rate Design If It Chooses to Self Implement A Rate Increase, Notes Any Increase to be Off-Set by Reduction in PSCR Factor
     16 - MPSC Says Cherryland Electric Cooperative Meets Requirements for Member Regulation
     16 - MPSC: Consumer Alert Provides Tips for Safe Use of a Portable Generator
     01 - MPSC Designates Gryphon Place as the 2-1-1 Answering Point for 46 Exchanges in Allegan, Berrien, Cass and Van Buren Counties
     01 - MPSC Designates United Way 2-1-1: Midland Call Center as the 2-1-1 Answering Point for 31 Exchanges in Clare, Gladwin, Gratiot, Isabella and Midland Counties
     01 - MPSC Approves Renewable Energy and Energy Optimization Plans for 40 Michigan Municipal Electric Utilities, Withholds Determination on One Utility's Plans
     01 - Protect MI Child Registry Marks Fourth Anniversary, Continues to Protect Thousands of Michigan Children
     01 - MPSC Directs Glacial Energy of Michigan, Inc. to File its Renewable Energy Plan
     01 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreements Authorizing Three Natural Gas Utilities to Reconcile Their 2007-2008 Gas Cost Recovery Revenues and Expenses
    June
     29 - MPSC Chairman: Michigan Entering New Era of Energy Efficiency to Save Ratepayers Money
     26 - Hot Temperatures are Here, MPSC Offers "Beat the Heat and Save" Tips
     26 - MPSC Grants Consumer Energy Company's Request to Lower Its Energy Optimization Surcharge for Certain Commercial Customers
     22 - Top Utility Executives Scheduled to Attend Kick Off of MPSC's Energy Optimization Meeting
     11 - MPSC to Kick Off Energy Optimization Collaborative Designed to Maximize State's Energy Efficiency Efforts
     09 - MPSC Seeks Public Comments on Wolverine Power Cooperative's Electric Generation Alternatives Analysis Related to Proposed New Coal-Fired Plant
     05 - MPSC Seeks Public Comments on Consumers Energy Company's Electric Generation Alternatives Analysis Related to Proposed New Coal-Fired Plant
     02 - MPSC Issues 2008 Report on Status of Telecommunications Competition in Michigan, Showing Significant Increase in Competition-Owned Facilities
     02 - MPSC Approves Modified Version of Detroit Edison's Renewable Energy and Energy Optimization Plans
     02 - MPSC Approves Modified Version of Michigan Consolidated Gas Company's Energy Optimization Plan
     02 - MPSC Grants Alternative Electric Supplier License to Glacial Energy of Michigan, Inc.
     02 - MPSC Directs Cherryland Electric Cooperative to Make Certain Filings, Meet with MPSC Staff as it Transitions to a Member Regulated Cooperative
     02 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing SEMCO Energy Gas Company's 2009-2010 Gas Cost Recovery Factor for Battle Creek Division
     02 - Wind Energy Resource Zone Board Submits Proposed Report, Identifies Four Michigan Regions with Highest Wind Energy Potential
    May
     26 - MPSC Approves Renewable Energy Plan for UP Power Marketing LLC
     26 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Michigan Gas Utilities Corporation to Implement Its Energy Optimization Plan
     26 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing SEMCO Energy, Inc. to Implement Its Energy Optimization Plan
     26 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Upper Peninsula Power Company to Implement Its 2009 Power Supply Cost Recovery Factor
     26 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Northern States Power Company's 2009-2010 Gas Cost Recovery Factor
     26 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Wisconsin Electric Power Company to Implement Its Renewable Energy and Energy Optimization Plans
     26 - MPSC Directs The Detroit Edison Company to File Tariffs that It Intends to Implement in Electric Rate Case
     26 - MPSC Formally Adopts Net Metering and Interconnection Rules for Small, Renewable Electric Generation Projects Onsite
     26 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement with Northern Michigan Pipeline Company, Company Fined $20,000
     26 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Upper Peninsula Power Company to Implement Its Renewable Energy and Energy Optimization Plans
     26 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Wisconsin Public Service Corporation to Implement Its Renewable Energy and Energy Optimization Plans
     26 - CORRECTION: MPSC Approves Consumers Energy's Renewable Energy and Energy Optimization Plans
     12 - MPSC Seeks Public Comment on Rules Governing Application Process for Utility Mergers and Acquisitions
     12 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Indiana Michigan Power Company to Implement Its Renewable Energy and Energy Optimization Plans
     12 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Edison Sault Electric Company to Implement its Renewable Energy and Energy Optimization Plans
     12 - MPSC Directs Consumers Energy to Off-Set Any Electric Rate Increase for Residential Customers with $36 Million in Proceeds from Palisades Nuclear Power Plant
     12 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Northern States Power Company to Implement Its Renewable Energy and Energy Optimization Plans
     12 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreements with Nine Electric Cooperatives Authorizing Them to Implement Their Renewable Energy, Energy Optimization Plans
     12 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Alpena Power Company to Implement Its Renewable Energy and Energy Optimization Plans
     08 - MPSC Issues Consumer Alert on Credits Available After Electric Outages
     05 - Early Registration for Mid-America Regulatory Conference Extended
     01 - MPSC Issues Summer 2009 Energy Appraisal
    April
     30 - MPSC Establishes Procedures for Its Staff to Use in Working with the MDEQ on Proposed New Coal-Fired Electric Plants
     30 - MPSC Seeks Public Comments on Power Quality Standards
     22 - MPSC Approves $5.5 Million in Michigan Energy Efficiency Grants
     22 - MPSC Approves Michigan Energy Efficiency Grant for Development of Michigan Saves System
     22 - MPSC Directs Consumers Energy Company to File Tariffs that It Intends to Implement in Electric Rate Case
     16 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement in Formal Complaint Against Universal Gas & Electric Corporation
     16 - MPSC Formally Adopts Gas Safety Standards
     16 - MPSC Amends Standardized Form for Uniform Video Service Local Franchise Agreements, Issues Consumer Alert on Dispute Resolution Process
     16 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Indiana Michigan Power Company to Reconcile its 2007 Power Supply Costs
     16 - MPSC Modifies Procedures for Changing Telecommunications Service Providers
     16 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreements Authorizing 10 Electric Utilities to Implement 2009 Power Supply Cost Recovery Factors
     16 - MPSC Keeps State 9-1-1 Charge and Distribution Percentages the Same
     16 - MPSC Approves Renewable Energy Plans for Eleven Alternative Electric Suppliers, Finds Three Others in Compliance with Michigan Law
     13 - MPSC Issues Request for Proposals for Michigan Energy Efficiency Grant
     07 - MPSC Issues Request for Proposal for up to $8.5 million in Michigan Energy Efficiency Grants
     02 - MPSC Issues Three Requests for Proposal for Low-Income Energy Assistance, Low Income Energy Efficiency, and Michigan Energy Efficiency Grants
    March
     31 - MPSC Reminds Low-Income, Disabled and Unemployed Utility Customers that Shut-Off Protections Have Been Extended through April 30
     18 - Michigan Challenged to Remain in Top Five of "Change the World with ENERGY STAR" Contest, Pledges Taken until the End of March
     18 - MPSC Establishes Statewide Net Metering Program, Approves Revised Rules
     18 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Indiana Michigan Power Company's 2009 Power Supply Costs
     18 - MPSC Designates Michigan 2-1-1 as Statewide 2-1-1 Coordinating Agency for 2009-2010
     18 - MPSC Establishes Low-Income Energy Resources Task Force, Seeks Interested Persons to Participate
     12 - Online Registration is Available Now for the MARC 2009 Annual Conference
     05 - MPSC Seeks Public Comments on State 9-1-1 Charge and Disbursement Percentages
     05 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing We Energies to Implement its 2009 Power Supply Cost Recovery Factor
     05 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreements Reconciling 2008 Gas Cost Recovery Revenues and Expenses for Two Natural Gas Utilities
     05 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Granting Michigan Consolidated Gas Company Authority to Sell Certain Natural Gas, Saving Customers $12 Million
     05 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Granting a Certificate for Construction of Two 138 Kilovolt Lines and Transmission Substation in Leelanau County
     05 - MPSC Seeks Public Comments on Possible Changes to Procedures for Changing Telecommunication Providers
     05 - MPSC: Seven Cell Phone Service Providers Now Offer Lifeline Discounts to Customers, in Addition to Landline Telephone Service Providers
     05 - MPSC Directs The Detroit Edison Company and Consumers Energy Company to Make Improvements Following Investigation into Electric Outages Caused by Summer Storms
     02 - MPSC to Make Available Remote Conferencing for Public Hearing on Proposed Revised Net Metering and Interconnection Rules
    February
     20 - MPSC Directs Northern Michigan Pipeline Company, LC to Show Cause Why Its Authority to Construct and Operate Manistee County Pipeline Should Not be Revoked
     20 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Edison Sault Electric Company's 2009 Power Supply Cost Recovery Factor
     20 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Edison Sault Electric Company's 2009 Power Supply Cost Recovery Factor
     13 - MPSC Issues Request for Proposals for up to $5.5 million in Michigan Energy Efficiency Grants
     13 - MPSC Issues Request for Proposals for Michigan Energy Efficiency Grant
     04 - MPSC to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Revised Net Metering and Interconnection Rules
     04 - MPSC Transmits Proposed Emergency Rules to Governor Granholm, Rules Will Establish Shut-Off and Service Limitation Protections for More People
     03 - MPSC Authorizes Consumers Energy Company's 2008-2009 Gas Cost Recovery Factor
     03 - MPSC: Extremely Cold Temperatures Drive Heat Bills Up; Energy Assistance and Information Available to Help
     03 - MPSC Issues Two Orders Dealing with the Reconciliation of 2007 Power Supply Costs for Two Michigan Electric Utilities
     03 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Northern States Power Company's 2009 Power Supply Cost Recovery Factor
     03 - MPSC Authorizes Detroit Edison to Increase Securitization and Tax Surcharges
     02 - MPSC: Home Heating Credits Now Being Processed
    January
     30 - MPSC Releases Annual Electric Competition Report Showing 23 Percent Decrease in Choice Customers
     30 - MPSC Issues Report on Video Services Competition in Michigan
     13 - MPSC Amends Procedures for Use of Funds from Low-Income and Energy Efficiency Fund to Include Contractual Services
     13 - MPSC Authorizes Detroit Edison's to Implement Power Supply Cost Recovery Factor for 2008
     13 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Michigan Gas Utilities Corporation to Increase its Natural Gas Rates by $6 Million, 57 Percent Below What the Utility Requested
     13 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Alpena Power Company's 2009 Power Supply Cost Recovery Factor
     13 - MPSC Requires Electric Utilities to File Assessments of Their Ability to Meet Peak Summer Demand
     13 - MPSC Approves Settlement Agreements Reconciling 2007 Power Supply Costs for Seven Electric Utility, Increasing Rates for Two


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