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The MPSC has jurisdiction over distribution-level generator interconnection for rate-regulated utilities and cooperative utilities. Michigan’s electric interconnection and net metering standards were last revised in 2009. There is an ongoing stakeholder process taking place in the MPSC's MI Power Grid: Interconnection Standards and Worker Safety Workgroup to update the rules.
Generator Interconnection Rules
Generator Interconnection Procedures
Hosting capacity maps are available for portions of Consumers Energy's and DTE Electric's service territories.
Consumers Energy Hosting Capacity Map
DTE Electric Hosting Capacity Map
Michigan's rate-regulated electric utilities and alternative electric suppliers (AESs) file distributed generation reports by March 31 each year. These reports are filed in the U-15787 docket and include data about customer participation in the Distributed Generation Program. MPSC Staff prepare annual distributed generation reports summarizing the data.
MPSC Distributed Generation Program Blank Report (for utilities and AESs)