Every year, local Michigan power companies invest millions of dollars to ensure that electricity reliably reaches your home and business. This includes inspecting and repairing power lines and equipment, trimming trees near power lines, and installing new substations and transformers.
Responding to Mother Nature
While local power companies work hard to meet their commitments to customers, power outages still occur—most often because of bad weather. Animals, such as squirrels and birds, coming in contact with power equipment can also disrupt power.
Based on data supplied by the Edison Electric Institute
Preparing for Outages
You can more easily respond to power outages by being prepared:
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