DTE Energy and Consumers Energy PAC spending this year favors Democrats, who have a trifecta and have pledged to pass clean energy bills.
Efforts to force utilities to disclose political spending information continue at the Michigan Legislature and PSC
Michigan utilities’ front groups begin misleading ad campaigns ahead of a vote on energy legislation
Two front groups with connections to DTE Energy and Consumers Energy launched a Facebook ad campaign last week ahead of a possible vote on solar energy legislation. DTE Energy’s Alliance...
Pollution Payday: Analysis of executive compensation and incentives of the largest U.S. investor-owned utilities
Download full report CMS Energy (Consumers Energy) CMS Energy is the holding company for Consumers Energy, Michigan’s largest electric and gas utility serving 6.7 million residents. The holding company also...
Consumers Energy-Funded 501(c)(4) Citizens for Energizing Michigan’s Economy Is Active Again, Promoting Specific Candidates
Citizens for Energizing Michigan’s Economy (CEME), a dark money 501(c)(4) that has received at least $43 million from Consumers Energy since 2014, is promoting at least five candidates who are...
As DTE and Consumers Energy Appear to Ignore Industry Suspension Pledge, Michigan PSC Opens Coronavirus Docket and Orders Utilities To Report Current Disconnect Data
Latest available data shows customers possibly without service
Consumers Energy contributed $43.5 million over four years to Citizens for Energizing Michigan’s Economy
But that’s not what Citizens for Energizing Michigan’s Economy reports on their IRS 990 - so where’s the money?
Michigan integrated resource plans become pivotal in order to hold utilities accountable after clean energy compromise
Here are five things to look for in upcoming filings
An Energy and Policy Institute analysis of Michigan Secretary of State campaign data from 2007 through the first four months of 2018 identified at least $6.5 million in contributions from...