PSC Reports Load, Customer Count Of Each Retail Supplier By Service Area
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The Michigan PSC released its 2018 report on retail electric choice
The report includes, by service area, the MW served and customer count of each retail supplier
The PSC reported that choice customers had approximately 1,970 megawatts of electric load, which is an increase of about 8 megawatts from 2017. The number of customers taking choice was 5,819, down from 5,929 the previous year, according to the report. The PSC said that nearly all program participants were commercial and industrial customers, including large manufacturers, retailers, restaurants, healthcare facilities, and schools.
According to the report, there were approximately 6,654 customers in 2018 interested in participating in the choice program, if space became available under the 10 percent cap. Also, there were 24 alternative electric suppliers licensed by the PSC, with nine of them serving customers
The electric choice programs for Consumers Energy Co., DTE Electric Co., Upper Peninsula Power Co., Upper Michigan Energy Resource Corp., and Cloverland Electric Cooperative were at their 10 percent cap throughout 2018.