• The Michigan Public Service Commission is responsible for electric and steam utility regulation in the State, including regulatory responsibility over 8 privately owned electric utilities (investor-owned), 9 rural electric distribution cooperatives (coops), and 1 privately owned steam utility. Municipally owned electric utilities (muni's) are not subject to MPSC regulation with the exception of the filing of a renewable energy plan as required by Public Act 295 of 2008. Water utilities are not subject to MPSC regulation. The Commission does retain jurisdiction for member-regulated coops for matters involving safety, interconnection, code of conduct and customer choice.