While we’ve been dealing with power outages and fast-rising electricity bills, DTE has been profiting big time from the pandemic. Now DTE is trying to raise electricity rates on families again, by 8.8 percent. Send a public comment to the Michigan Public Service Commission to say NO to the rate hike.
“They showed that high household energy burdens, low residential energy efficiency, and extreme heat exposure, are concentrated in the same census tracts which are more highly exposed to DTE air pollution, and more likely to be Black, People of Color, and low- to moderate-income.” – Nick Leonard
Hot takes on what’s good (community power!) and what’s not (rate hikes, power out, utility corruption)