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The state has approved a settlement agreement for a Michigan- based gas and electric utility in the Upper Peninsula

Electric LinesThe U.P. was previously served by two Wisconsin based companies. State officials say the new agreement will replace those entities with the Upper Michigan Energy Resources Corporation.
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Michigan looks to save energy as coal power plants shut down 

downloadThe state is asking for public comment on how to get more households on power saving plans with their electric company.

Those plans are called Demand Response Programs.
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Cloverland responds to UP energy crisis resolution

An eastern U.P. energy provider is reacting to a recent agreement made aimed to cure the U.P energy crisis. Cloverland Electric says the agreement is lacking a short-term plan.
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Squabble over power plant operating costs increases electric rates in the U.P.

Residents and businesses in the Upper Peninsula are paying more this year for electricity, and their bills could increase even further as organizations in Michigan and Wisconsin argue over who should pay to operate a power plant in Marquette.
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Energy costs, demand expected to increase this summer

file0001691310751This past winter season impacted more than just Michigan roads.

State officials say the brutal winter and the polar vortex is also likely to impact summer energy prices. Continue reading