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Michigan’s robust and diverse energy utility infrastructure gives businesses confidence they will have the access and reliability they demand at an affordable cost.
Reliability and electric cost are key to industrial businesses today. Michigan prices are approximately at the national average. Powered today primarily by coal, natural gas and nuclear, but increasingly with alternative energy sources, Michigan companies enjoy reliability and price stability because of this mix of fuel sources and accelerated investments made in our transmission grid.
Michigan's major utilities are active partners in Michigan's economic resurgence; they are making changes to enhance Michigan’s attractiveness to new business.
Both DTE Energy and Consumers Energy have improved the process for potential customers with electric loads for 1,000 kW or greater. It is:
Businesses considering Michigan can find assistance from these utilities and others in the state by calling their dedicated numbers or visit them on their websites. Some websites include an easy to use Customer Connection form that will speed the process of finding utility answers for your project.
Michigan's natural gas supply is abundant, reliable, economical, and available from many suppliers. The state's unique geology and geography combine to provide some of North America's most abundant and economical natural gas.
For more information and service area maps, visit the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affair’s Public Service Commission page on natural gas.
Michigan is blessed by vast supplies of fresh surface waters and bordered by four of five Great Lakes: Michigan, Superior, Huron and Erie, collectively the largest source of fresh water by surface area and volume. These “inland seas” provide: drinking water for our residents, clean water as an input and product for numerous industries, recreational opportunities, habitat for fish and wildlife, freshwater for a vibrant commercial and recreational fishery, and transportation byways for a significant shipping industry. Our water withdrawal system offers businesses confidence that the water they need will be available.
The State of Michigan is also blessed with a vast supply of groundwater that traverses almost the entire state, and is used for drinking, irrigation, and industrial processing. It provides drinking water for over half the state’s residents through both public water supply systems and private drinking water wells.
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