Michigan Energy Deregulation Facts


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Electric deregulation costing New Jersey families and businesses

Story after story from states with deregulated electricity markets make the same point: deregulation costs families and businesses. Here’s a recent example from New Jersey: “Frigid winter sends electric prices soaring for NJ customers who switched power suppliers” (from the Newark Star Ledger, 2/23/2014) Drew Bradford, a “66-year-old Bedminster man who lives on a fixed income, said his January and …

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Regulation key to affordable electric service

by Steven Transeth, Michigan Jobs and Energy Coalition Energy Policy Director Originally published in the Lansing State Journal, July 12, 2013 Here in Michigan it is easy to assume the lights will always come on, our computers and cellphones will have power and business will continue as normal — until they don’t. The challenges we face on energy issues over the …

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Michigan Community Action Agency Association: No reason to play favorites with energy rates

by Frank Taylor, Interim Executive Director, Michigan Community Action Agency Association The Michigan Community Action Agency Association is the state association of 29 community action agencies that provide programs and services in order to help low-income individuals and families achieve greater economic self-sufficiency and stability. Its mission is to provide leadership, information, and advocacy to facilitate institutional change directed toward …

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