Catch the Michigan Agency for Energy, MPSC at the U.P. State Fair

Aug 15, 2017

Nick Assendelft (Michigan Agency for Energy), 517-284-8300

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Agency for Energy (MAE) and the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) will host an informational exhibit at the Upper Peninsula State Fair in Escanaba to answer fairgoer questions about energy and telecommunications issues.

This is the sixth year in a row that the agencies have had an exhibit at the fair. An estimated 3,400 people have stopped by the MAE / MPSC exhibit since 2012.

Staff will answer questions about electric, natural gas, and telecommunications services, as well as how to take advantage of lower summer propane prices. The staff will also take complaints for follow up; provide helpful information, and offer tips on energy waste reduction.

The MAE / MPSC exhibit is in the Ruth Butler building. Hours are:

  • Tuesday, August 15-Saturday, August 19             10:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, August 20                                                10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

MAE staff will also be hosting a table during the fair’s Senior Tradeshow from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Grandstand Concourse. 

More information about the fair – including ticket information – is available on its website.

For more information about MAE, please visit

For more information about the MPSC, please visit

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