State Comparison

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Energy Electricity Net Generation Megawatt Hours 116,535,550 MWh
Total Nameplate Capacity of Generation Fleet, 2012 30,030 MW
Nameplate Capacity Built Before 1980 17,644 MW
Percent Capacity Built Before 1980 59%
Average Retail Price of Electricity 11.76ยข/kWh
Electricity Generated from Coal 33%
Electricity Generated from Natural Gas 29%
Electricity Generated from Nuclear Energy 29%
Electricity Generated from Hydroelectric 1%
Electricity Generated from Geothermal Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Petroleum 1%
Electricity Generated from Solar Energy 0%
Electricity Generated from Biomass 2%
Electricity Generated from Wind 4%
Electricity Generated from Other Sources 0%
Name
Gretchen Whitmer
Party Affiliation
Democrat
Assumed Office
2019-01-01
Name
Michigan Public Service Commission
Abbreviation
MPSC
Year Established
1873
Associated ISO or RTO
MISO (Midcontinent ISO) and PJM Interconnection (PA-NJ-MD)
Regulated Services
["Electricity", "Natural Gas", "Gas Pipelines and Safety", "Telecommunications", "Transportation"]
Number of Seats
3
Staff Size
185
Current Commissioner Count
3
Term Length in Years
6 Years
Term Limit
false
Name
Michigan Legislature
Session Length in Months
12
Session Start Date
2019-01-09
Session End Date