For anyone who pays light or heating bills to regulated utilities (Consumers Energy, DTE, WE Energies(UP)) the Michigan Public Service Commission which oversees these utilities is inviting you to come talk with them about your concerns, opportunities, etc. With the recent passage of energy legislation that gives the Public Service Commission new authority and requirements with regard to energy efficiency, renewable energy and requirements for integrated resource plans this is an important time to give input or raise questions about how they intend to tackle these issues. AW
MPSC Schedules Seven Consumer Forums around the State in October Aug 26, 2008
August 26, 2008
The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) today announced that it
will host a series of consumer forums around
The forums are designed to give consumers the latest information on electric
and natural gas rates for the winter and the status of local and long
distance telephone service.
"As winter approaches, my colleagues and I believe it is important for
said MPSC Chairman Orjiakor Isiogu. "We want customers to be aware of
conservation measures they can take and assistance programs that are
available to them. We welcome the opportunity to meet customers to discuss
these issues and hear their comments on other utility matters that concern
One of the MPSC's three Commissioners - Chairman Isiogu, Commissioner
Monica Martinez, or Commissioner Steven A. Transeth - will be available at
each forum to discuss these issues, explain how the Commission makes
decisions, and listen to questions and comments regarding utility service.
An American Sign Language interpreter
will be available at the
forum for those in attendance who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Following is information on each upcoming consumer forum:
Thursday, October 2, 6 p.m.
Thursday, October 9, 6 p.m.
Bay de Noc Community College
Conference Room 952
Monday, October 13, 6 p.m.
Tuesday, October 14, 6 p.m.
City Hall - Council Chambers (2nd Floor)
Wednesday, October 22, 2 p.m.
Thursday, October 23, 6 p.m.
City Hall - Council Chambers
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 6 p.m.
The MPSC is an agency within the Department of Labor Economic