Notice: All MPSC workgroup meetings will be conducted via teleconference only until further notice.
On February 18, the Michigan Public Service Commission issued the 3rd order in the pandemic response docket U-20757. The Commission directed Staff to convene the Energy Affordability and Accessibility Collaborative in coordination with the Energy Waste Reduction and Low-Income Workgroup to address the Commission Staff's recommendations in the U-20757 Collaboration and Communication Process report on the Commission's ongoing COVID-19 response; affordable payment plans; affordable energy bills; data collection, transparency and analysis; review of rule-based protections; and communication and engagement. Staff is also directed to file an interim report to U-20757 on the progress made and any recommendations no later than December 17, 2021.
The second meeting will continue building a collaborative process with facilitated sessions and breakout groups on working principles/values and group priorities. In addition, the MPSC Legislative Liaison will present on Commission authority and jurisdiction to ground the Collaborative in policy development in the regulatory environment.
The agenda and access information will be posted when available.