Consumers Energy will study burying power lines in Mid-Michigan

Posted on AllSides July 5th, 2023
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MID-MICHIGAN (WJRT) - Areas of two Mid-Michigan counties prone to power outages may get some help as part of a Consumers Energy pilot study. The utility announced plans Wednesday to bury some power lines in Genesee, Iosco and four other counties to see how the projects reduce the number and duration of power outages. Consumers Energy is asking the Michigan Public Service Commission, which regulates utilities across the state, for approval to embark on the study. They will compare reliability information for the buried lines to circuits with overhead power...

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