CUB in the News: Consumers Energy wants to raise residential rates by 8%

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CUB in the News: GROUPS INTERVENE IN CONSUMERS RATE CASE

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CUB in the News: The Citizens Utility Board of Michigan, MEC, Sierra Club and NRDC are joining Attorney General Dana NESSEL's actions to intervene in Consumers Energy’s electric rate case

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Press Release: Groups seek to block Consumers Energy’s proposed hike on electric bills

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 29, 2021

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LANSING – In an effort to advocate for Michigan customers, four groups announced today they are joining Attorney General Dana Nessel’s actions to intervene in Consumers Energy’s proposal to raise electric rates in Michigan.

The groups intervening include: Citizens Utility Board of Michigan, Michigan Environmental Council, Sierra Club and Natural Resources Defense Council.

“Consumers Energy continues to attempt to raise rates on Michigan residential customers with little regard for people’s ability to pay their monthly electric bills in this time of economic stress,” said Amy Bandyk, executive director for Citizens Utility Board of Michigan. “Consumers just raised monthly electric bills three months ago — in the midst of a recession and pandemic. Michigan consumers need a break.”

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CUB in the News: DTE Energy, other Michigan utilities capture pandemic windfall

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CUB in the News: Michigan is no Texas, but it has grid reliability issues of its own

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CUB in the News: Michigan Has Energy Issues, but Risk of Texas-Style Blackout Here is Low

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CUB in the News: Line 5 pipeline shutdown adds urgency to Michigan’s propane heating debate

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CUB in the News: Michigan’s solar industry awaits order in Consumers Energy’s rate case

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Press Release: New Report Shows How Michigan Ratepayers Continue To Receive Substandard Utility Service

Michigan’s electric utilities continue to lag behind utilities in the rest of the country in the areas of electric reliability, energy costs as a percentage of customer household income and the extent of pollution, despite small improvements in some of these areas compared to last year, according to the 2020 edition of the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) of Michigan’s Utility Performance Report.

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