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Area Codes to Be Required for All Calls in Certain Areas

Apr 02, 2021

Telephone users in four Michigan area codes will soon be required to include an area code in every phone call as part of the rollout of a new way to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Beginning April 24, 2021, callers in Michigan’s 616, 810, 906, and 989 area codes should start dialing with 10 […]

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Governor Makes Appointment to Michigan Public Service Commission

Dec 23, 2020

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has appointed Katherine Peretick to serve as a commissioner on the Michigan Public Service Commission. She currently serves as director of engineering at an energy storage project developer.  Prior to that worked in several companies in various roles including engineering manager and a mechanical engineer. In 2020, she was named to the […]

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Governor Names New MPSC Chair

Jul 17, 2020

Governor Gretchen Whitmer designated current Michigan Public Service Commissioner (MPSC) Dan Scripps to serve as chair of the MPSC. He has served on the commission since his appointment by Governor Whitmer in February 2019. Prior to that he worked for the Energy Foundation and also served as a state representative. Commissioner Scripps replaces Sally Talberg […]

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Senate to Hold Advice and Consent Hearing on Gubernatorial Appointment

Aug 30, 2019

The Senate Advice and Consent Committee has scheduled a hearing on September 12 to consider the appointment of Tremaine Phillips to the Michigan Public Service Commission. Mr. Phillips was appointed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer to the commission in mid-July following the vacancy left by Norm Saari, whose term on the board ended on July 2, […]

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Governor Makes Appointment to Public Service Commission

Jul 19, 2019

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has appointed Tremaine Phillips to serve on the Michigan Public Service Commission. This is her second nomination to the board since taking office in January 2019. Currently, Mr. Phillips is the director of the Cincinnati 2030 District. Previously, he worked at Empower Gas and Electric, LLC and the Michigan Environmental Council, served […]

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Energy Commission Issues Annual Report

Mar 08, 2019

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) released their 2018 Annual Report, showing their progress on implementing the state’s energy laws, customer response, technical assistance, and more. Under Public Act 3 of 1939, the annual report is due to the governor and legislature by the first Monday of March. In the first full year of enactment […]

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Governor Makes Appointment to Public Service Commission

Feb 08, 2019

On Friday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer appointed former state representative Dan Scripps to the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC). He fills the vacancy created by Rachel Eubanks, who was recently appointed State Treasurer. Mr. Scripps currently serves as the Midwest policy program director for Energy Foundation. Prior to that he worked at the Michigan Energy Innovation […]

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Governor Requests Review of State Energy Systems

Feb 08, 2019

Governor Gretchen Whitmer formally requested the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) to conduct a statewide review of supply and deliverability of natural gas, electricity, and propane contingency planning. In a letter to MPSC Chair Sally Talberg, the governor has requested the commission to complete their initial report by July 1, 2019. Governor Whitmer has also […]

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