Michigan Conservative Energy Forum Applauds Powering Michigan Forward Bill Package

Bipartisan Legislation Promotes Fair Pricing and Energy Growth

LANSING, Mich. (October 22, 2019) — The Michigan Conservative Energy Forum (MICEF) today applauded the introduction of the Powering Michigan Forward package of bills. The bipartisan legislation will spark clean energy industry innovation and growth while encouraging fair pricing for distributed generation customers.

“The Powering Michigan Forward bill package will protect Michigan ratepayers by ensuring fair market prices for energy,” said Ed Rivet, MICEF executive director. “By removing artificial government barriers, the bills will promote the growth of our state’s clean energy industry. Renewable energy brings businesses and jobs to our state, strengthens our economy and increases our energy independence. Michigan’s manufacturers, small businesses, and individual residents all benefit from access to clean, affordable and reliable energy.”

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About MICEF: The Michigan Conservative Energy Forum (MICEF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that advocates for common-sense, market-based energy solutions that increase access to clean, affordable and reliable energy statewide. MICEF was established in 2013 as a platform for Michigan conservatives to promote the benefits of an “All of the Above” energy strategy that values clean energy and seeks to level the playing field among energy sources. MICEF is a founding member of a growing network of conservative state-level organizations that promote clean energy and energy waste reduction to stimulate economic growth, create jobs, protect and responsibly use our natural resources, while improving energy reliability and enhancing national and grid security. To learn more, visit http://www.micef.org.