Resource Planning

On December 21, 2016, Public Act 341 of 2016 (Act 341), an amendment to Public Act 3 of 1939 and Public Act 286 of 2008 (Act 286), was signed into law and became effective April 20, 2017. This web page overviews key provisions related to Resource Adequacy, Integrated Resource Plans, Certificate of Necessity requests for utility constructed electric generation resources, and Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity requests for transmission siting approval.  

All load-serving entities (LSE) in Michigan, including electric utilities, cooperatives, municipal utilities and alternative electric suppliers are required to annually demonstrate to the Commission that it has sufficient planning resources four years forward to meet the needs of its customers.

Local Clearing Requirement – 2020 Michigan Supreme Court Decision

2020 MISO Planning Resource Auction Results