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Michigan: Consumers Energy spends millions to unseat 2 pro-consumer legislators, derail free analog meter bill, keep utility monopoly; report exposes lobbying front group

The Energy and Policy Institute report follows this overview article. From Michigan Radio by Tracy Hamilton June 12, 2018 In the past four years, Consumers Energy gave $43 million to a political lobbying group, Citizens for Energizing Michigan’s Economy, according … Continue reading

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“State-sanctioned tyranny”: Michigan senator criticizes regulatory commission’s mandated Smart Meters and condemns power shut-offs by DTE; 100s disconnected in Michigan for refusing Smart Meters

Power to the people By Sen. Patrick Colbeck 7th Senate District October 19, 2017 In today’s modern society, we are more dependent upon reliable access to electricity than ever before. That is why the recent actions taken by DTE Energy … Continue reading

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Michigan: DTE threatened to shut off electricity to village including water and sewer system for refusing Smart Meters (VIDEO)

Testimony to the Michigan Energy Policy Committee, January 16, 2018 DTE threatened to shut off the Village of Columbiaville for refusing to allow a Smart Meter to be installed on the office and Department of Public Utilities building. The DPU … Continue reading

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Michigan House of Representatives hearing on utility companies cutting off electricity to customers refusing Smart Meters, 2nd hearing scheduled Jan. 30 to hear more customer testimony (VIDEO)

Michigan House Energy Policy Committee hearing January 16, 2018 From WLNS 6 Skubick: Customers come to Capitol to speak out against DTE By Tim Skubick January 16, 2018 LANSING, Mich (WLNS) – They were using words such as “bullies, terrorists, … Continue reading

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Michigan: DTE turns off power to another family as winter approaches

There is no opt-out from digital meters in Detroit. DTE puts on a digital meter, which they claim does not transmit, in place of the Smart Meter,  However, the dirty electricity created by digital meters is still present and causing … Continue reading

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Michigan: Battle over Smart Meters, DTE threatens shutoff (VIDEO)

From WXYZ – TV Detroit / Channel 7 Published on Aug 14, 2017 Ann Arbor protesters upset with DTE Energy in dispute over Smart Meters.

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Michigan: Bipartisan support for legislation; HB 4220 bans opt-out fees; utilities would be forced to remove unwanted Smart Meters

House Bill #4220 https://www.legislature.mi.gov/documents/2017-2018/billintroduced/House/pdf/2017-HIB-4220.pdf From WZZM ABC 13 by April Stevens February 17, 2017 LANSING, MICH. – Michigan homeowners may be able to reject ‘smart meters’ at no charge under a bipartisan legislation introduced by Rep. Gary Glenn, R-Midland. The … Continue reading

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