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Energy 101

Understanding how energy works and how to use it efficiently and safely is key to making Michigan’s energy system work for all of us.

The Importance of Energy Efficiency

A more energy efficient Michigan is a stronger Michigan.

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Using Electricity Safely

Electricity is vital to nearly every aspect of our lives, but it can also be extremely dangerous if not used or handled correctly. That’s why safety is so important.

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Generating and transmitting electricity is a complicated process that requires careful calibration. Among many factors, energy has to be generated at the precise moment you want to use it. That means the more people who are trying to use energy at the same time (demand), the more difficult it is to supply—and that can increase the cost.

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This Holiday, Give the Gift of Energy Assistance

Many Michigan families are trimming trees, wrapping presents, and making spirits bright in preparation for the holidays.

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Temperatures continue to drop as we head further into fall, which can only mean one thing: winter really IS coming.

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