CUB in the News: More than 258,000 still without power, DTE urges caution around downed lines

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CUB in the News: Detroiters to give opinions on DTE Energy's request for rate and solar fee increases at Monday hearing

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CUB in the News: In Dearborn Heights, DTE rolls out huge generators to prevent outages

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CUB in the News: Social justice coalition fights utility rate hike requests

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CUB in the News: Liskey: Updating grids lowers consumer costs

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CUB in the News: MISO Board Approves $10B in Long-range Tx Projects

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Press Release: Major Midwestern Transmission Project Likely to Lower Costs for Ratepayers

The Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO), which operates the grid for most of Michigan, has just approved a set of transmission lines that are expected to connect new renewable energy projects to customers, allowing the construction of an expected 53,000 megawatts of new power sources that will lower costs for electric consumers, leading to net benefits of up to around $50 billion. 

“It is good news that MISO is overcoming barriers that have blocked new transmission lines for years,” Citizens Utility Board (CUB) of Michigan Executive Director Amy Bandyk said. “A more connected grid benefits ratepayers by enabling lower-cost renewable energy to flow to where it is needed, improving the reliability of electric service.”

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CUB in the News: Forecast: High energy prices in Michigan this year

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CUB in the News: Michigan has a new discount electric rate for auto projects. Here's how it stacks up

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CUB in the News: STAYING SAFE AND COOL IN A DETROIT HEATWAVE

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