UPPCO is regulated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) and the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC).
Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO) is requesting Michigan Public Service Commission approval of the Company’s latest regulatory filing. This multifaceted filing was submitted on September 21, 2018. The filing, if approved, returns the full benefit of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) to customers, recovers investments being made in the UPPCO Smart Energy™ advanced metering solution, resets the Power Supply Cost Recovery factor to reflect current market conditions, eliminates the $2.25 fee that is currently assessed whenever a residential or small commercial customer utilizes a credit/debit card to pay their bill and adjusts the rates being charged to all customer classes to accurately reflect the true cost of service. The filing includes an updated cost-of-service study/rate-design and presents a plan that provides safe, reliable electric service to the Company’s customers.
The MPSC has 10 months to review UPPCO’s proposal and issue its Order in the case. An Order is expected in July 2019. Any adjustments to customers’ rates resulting from the Commission’s Order would go into effect after the Order has been issued.
Additional information is available at U-20276
Utility Application – Filed 09/20/2018 (comprised of the following)
Press Release – Smart Energy
Press Release – Comprehensive Filing
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- UPPCO Rate Book
Electric prices as filed with the Michigan Public Service Commission.
- Federal Acquisition Regulations
UPPCO provides goods and services to the United States Government.
- FERC Compliance
Information posted in accordance with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Chief Compliance Officer
Upper Peninsula Power Company
1002 Harbor Hills Dr.
Marquette, MI 49855