Craig, our Energy Policy Watch Dog, found this new interesting topic for our weekly POLICY WATCH… 

Michigan State Representative Mike Shirkey has proposed legislation that will eliminate the limit on competition in the electric retail market. Proponents say embracing a deregulated, competitive market will drive prices down for customers and create jobs for Michigan citizens.

Currently, only 10% of electricity supplied to Michigan businesses are eligible to choose a competitive supplier.

More information (including the press release and the actual legislation) can be seen below: