Ability To Take Retail Choice Returns To Michigan Utility
Final Amounts For 2019 Choice Caps Filed
February 1, 2019 Email This Story Copyright 2010-19 EnergyChoiceMatters.com
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Michigan electric utilities have filed their final 10% choice cap
DTE Electric Company’s 2019 final 10% choice cap is 4,707,178 MWh. As of January 30, DTE's choice participation was 4,792,855 MWh and no space was available under the cap
Consumers Energy's 2019 final 10% choice cap is 3,697,483 MWh. As of Feb. 1, Consumers Energy's choice participation is 3,776,174 MWh and no space is available under the cap
At Indiana Michigan Power (I&M, AEP) the choice cap is being reset to 10% effective February 1, 2019, from the prior level of 0%, as provided by statute.
Indiana Michigan Power's 2019 final 10% choice cap is 280,890 MWh. Due to the prior 0% cap, there is no active choice load, but I&M reported that its total load in the choice queue is 310,923 MWh
Upper Peninsula Power Company's 2019 final 10% choice cap is 81,669 MWh. As of Feb. 1, Upper Peninsula Power Company's online cap tracking system listed choice participation as 86,447 MWh, with no space available under the cap
Upper Michigan Energy Resources Corporation's (UMERC) 2019 final 10% choice cap is 88,385 MWh. UMERC's current choice participation is 267,121 MWh, with no space available under the cap
Northern States Power Company's 2019 final 10% choice cap is 13,876 MWh. Northern States Power currently has no customers with active or enrolled choice load.
Alpena Power Company's 2019 final 10% choice cap is 34,992 MWh. None of Alpena’s customers are currently being served by an AES nor is Alpena aware of any active program by an AES to initiate sales in Alpena’s service territory
Wisconsin Electric Power Company submitted a final cap, but noted that pursuant to the Settlement Agreement approved by the Commission’s December 9, 2016 Order in Case No. U-18061, and the closing of the Empire Mine in October 2016, WEPCo’s only customer in 2019 will be Tilden. Tilden’s special contract approved in Case No. U-17862 provides that, during the term of the special contract, which includes 2019, Tilden waives any right to receive service from an AES, and will receive full requirements electric service from WEPCo.