Power bills to rise for Consumers Energy customers

The average electric customer of Consumers Energy will start paying $1.67 more per month.
AP Wire
May 15, 2013


The $89 million rate increase was approved Wednesday by state regulators. It's less than a $110 million rate increase the Jackson-based utility self-implemented in March.

The Michigan Public Service Commission ordered Consumers to refund some money, though it's not expected to affect residential customers.

Consumers Energy is one of Michigan's two dominant utilities and has 1.8 million customers.

Regulators said rates are going up 2.3 percent over the last time Consumers raised rates, though they didn't provide an actual dollar amount.



OH NO!!!! How will I be able to afford $1.67 more a month!!! (sarcasm)


OH YES!!!! It's not sarcasm if it's true. It's not necessary for you to describe your statements; either people get what you are posting, or they don't. (reality)


need a way to pay for those wind farms that in the making as you speak, the one in clinton is finished, now the one up north is in progress


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