CARE Supports UPPCO Customer Utility Rate Reduction

Starting in July, Upper Peninsula Power CO. (UPPCO) customers will see reductions in their utility bills due to an order from the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC). John Liskey, counsel for the Citizens Against Rate Excess CARE, said: “We are delighted with...

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Low-Income Energy Assistance Surcharge Set at 93 Cents per Month

Low-income energy assistance surcharge set at 93 cents per month

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) today set a surcharge of 93 center per meter per month to support the Low-Income Energy Assistance Fund for the 2017-18 fiscal Year. That’s down 3 cents from the current rate.

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Michigan Electric Rate Statistics

June 12, 2017 By Frank Zaski   The following is a summary of electric rates and bills in Michigan. Most data is from the US EIA (Energy Information Administration) and MPSC reports. (Sources listed below)   Summary Michigan’s electric rates, and...

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Summary of UPPCO Rate Case Appeal

There are 3 major issues that CARE is appealing in last year's rate case. In 2014, the former owners of UPPCO sought MPSC approval to transfer ownership to a new group based out of London, England with no previous experience running a utility company. As part of the...

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Summary of UPPCO Rate Case U-17895

On September 18, 2015 Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) filed an application with the Michigan Public Service Commission (Commission) for a 12.7% rate increase. This is the first rate case since UPPCO was purchased by a subsidiary of the London England...

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