Energy panel meets Tuesday

LANSING – The U.P. Energy Task Force’s next meeting is Tuesday, and will include an explanation of how electricity is transmitted throughout the Upper Peninsula.

The Task Force will meet from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Eastern time using Microsoft Teams with time allotted for discussion about the electrical transmission system in the U.P. and how it impacts energy availability in the U.P.

To participate, go to Michigan.gov/UPEnergyTaskForce for the Microsoft Teams meeting link. For those who can only join by phone, a dial-in number and conference ID are also available.

Presentations by American Transmission Co. and the Michigan Public Service Commission will provide overviews of the current state of electrical transmission in the Upper Peninsula from power producers to end users.

The Task Force must submit its report on overall U.P. energy issues and alternatives to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer by March 31.


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