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Will DTE keep up with grid demand of multiple days pushing 100?

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Will DTE keep up with grid demand of multiple days pushing 100?

Post by MotorCityRadioFreak » Thu Jun 13, 2024 10:31 pm

The long range forecast says Detroit will hit 100 starting on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday next week along with highs over 90 until the 22nd. My bet is we have rolling blackouts, multiple deaths(sadly), scared CEO's, and plenty of angry customers. Maybe a few more believers in climate change and nuclear power when all is said and done.


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Re: Will DTE keep up with grid demand of multiple days pushing 100?

Post by Rate This » Fri Jun 14, 2024 12:00 am

MotorCityRadioFreak wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2024 10:31 pm
The long range forecast says Detroit will hit 100 starting on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday next week along with highs over 90 until the 22nd. My bet is we have rolling blackouts, multiple deaths(sadly), scared CEO's, and plenty of angry customers. Maybe a few more believers in climate change and nuclear power when all is said and done.
NWS is showing 4 days of 96 Monday to Thursday as of now at Metro. That should put heat indices near 100.

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Post by TC Talks » Fri Jun 14, 2024 12:21 pm

Our little reliable TC Light and Power is above 40% sustainable sources and has plenty of capacity for EV and heat waves.

Too bad unregulated utilities have put your area at risk.
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Re: Will DTE keep up with grid demand of multiple days pushing 100?

Post by Art Van Damme » Fri Jun 14, 2024 1:42 pm

Last I checked, DTE is “regulated” by the MPSC. How well that is accomplished has been/is up for much debate.

I have never experienced rolling blackouts with DTE in SE Michigan. Equipment failure? Yes, a lot. Fallen trees and tree limbs taking down lines? Yes.

What I have experienced, with proof, is low voltage. Any reading under 115v is low. That low voltage will destroy AC compressor units, refrigerators, freezers anything with as electric motor. I’ve measured voltage as low as 95v. And the customer service was shitty. A lineman who came to my house to investigate low voltage a few years back was looking for a fight. His attitude was that I couldn’t have measured the voltage properly. He begrudgingly removed the meter on my house, measured voltage and proclaimed “all be damned it’s low allright”. Dickhead. This was after a neighbor lost a fridge and another lost a freezer.

I highly recommend purchasing your own volt meter. Measure (cautiously) your voltage from the closest outlet to your meter. You’ll be shocked at what you observe. (No pun intended) DTE provides electricity, just not quality electricity.

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Re: Will DTE keep up with grid demand of multiple days pushing 100?

Post by craig11152 » Fri Jun 14, 2024 2:04 pm

As noted by Art above DTE is regulated.
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Re: Will DTE keep up with grid demand of multiple days pushing 100?

Post by TC Talks » Fri Jun 14, 2024 4:50 pm

craig11152 wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2024 2:04 pm
As noted by Art above DTE is regulated.
Just another case of TC posting out of ignorance. Seems to be a hobby of his.
Another hobby is driving buses. I really must be an idiot.

If you are referring to the Public Utilities Commission, take a look at who serves... All former utility leaders and lobbyists. That's not regulation.
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Re: Will DTE keep up with grid demand of multiple days pushing 100?

Post by Rate This » Fri Jun 14, 2024 6:06 pm

TC Talks wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2024 4:50 pm
craig11152 wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2024 2:04 pm
As noted by Art above DTE is regulated.
Just another case of TC posting out of ignorance. Seems to be a hobby of his.
Another hobby is driving buses. I really must be an idiot.

If you are referring to the Public Utilities Commission, take a look at who serves... All former utility leaders and lobbyists. That's not regulation.
Uh.. well… ummm…

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Re: Will DTE keep up with grid demand of multiple days pushing 100?

Post by MotorCityRadioFreak » Fri Jun 14, 2024 6:57 pm

Art Van Damme wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2024 1:42 pm
Last I checked, DTE is “regulated” by the MPSC. How well that is accomplished has been/is up for much debate.

I have never experienced rolling blackouts with DTE in SE Michigan. Equipment failure? Yes, a lot. Fallen trees and tree limbs taking down lines? Yes.

What I have experienced, with proof, is low voltage. Any reading under 115v is low. That low voltage will destroy AC compressor units, refrigerators, freezers anything with as electric motor. I’ve measured voltage as low as 95v. And the customer service was shitty. A lineman who came to my house to investigate low voltage a few years back was looking for a fight. His attitude was that I couldn’t have measured the voltage properly. He begrudgingly removed the meter on my house, measured voltage and proclaimed “all be damned it’s low allright”. Dickhead. This was after a neighbor lost a fridge and another lost a freezer.

I highly recommend purchasing your own volt meter. Measure (cautiously) your voltage from the closest outlet to your meter. You’ll be shocked at what you observe. (No pun intended) DTE provides electricity, just not quality electricity.

Art
I literally worked there when they did rolling blackouts for Shelby Township and Redford during the heatwave of July 2012. It certainly happened.
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Re: Will DTE keep up with grid demand of multiple days pushing 100?

Post by MotorCityRadioFreak » Fri Jun 14, 2024 6:58 pm

craig11152 wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2024 2:04 pm
As noted by Art above DTE is regulated.
Just another case of TC posting out of ignorance. Seems to be a hobby of his.
The MPSC rubber stamps all price increases. They are simps for DTE.
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Re: Will DTE keep up with grid demand of multiple days pushing 100?

Post by TC Talks » Fri Jun 14, 2024 9:11 pm

Rate This wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2024 6:06 pm
TC Talks wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2024 4:50 pm
craig11152 wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2024 2:04 pm
As noted by Art above DTE is regulated.
Just another case of TC posting out of ignorance. Seems to be a hobby of his.
Another hobby is driving buses. I really must be an idiot.

If you are referring to the Public Utilities Commission, take a look at who serves... All former utility leaders and lobbyists. That's not regulation.
Uh.. well… ummm…
LOL probably the correct response
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Re: Will DTE keep up with grid demand of multiple days pushing 100?

Post by kager » Sat Jun 15, 2024 9:12 am

Maybe not.

"Dan Scripps was appointed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer to the Michigan Public Service Commission in February 2019..."

"Katherine L Peretick was appointed to the Michigan Public Service Commission by Governor Gretchen Whitmer on January 4, 2021..."

"Alessandra Carreon was appointed to the Michigan Public Service Commission by Governor Gretchen Whitmer on July 23, 2023..."

The Commission is composed of three members appointed by the Governor...
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Re: Will DTE keep up with grid demand of multiple days pushing 100?

Post by TC Talks » Sat Jun 15, 2024 10:38 am

kager wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2024 9:12 am
Maybe not.

"Dan Scripps was appointed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer to the Michigan Public Service Commission in February 2019..."

"Katherine L Peretick was appointed to the Michigan Public Service Commission by Governor Gretchen Whitmer on January 4, 2021..."

"Alessandra Carreon was appointed to the Michigan Public Service Commission by Governor Gretchen Whitmer on July 23, 2023..."

The Commission is composed of three members appointed by the Governor...
You are suggesting she does play the game?
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Re: Will DTE keep up with grid demand of multiple days pushing 100?

Post by craig11152 » Sat Jun 15, 2024 11:35 am

MotorCityRadioFreak wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2024 6:58 pm
craig11152 wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2024 2:04 pm
As noted by Art above DTE is regulated.
Just another case of TC posting out of ignorance. Seems to be a hobby of his.
The MPSC rubber stamps all price increases. They are simps for DTE.
That is completely untrue and easily verifiable. So you are either a liar or you just parrot in ignorance.

All three commissioners have bio's anyone can read. One recurring theme for all three is working in green energy,
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Re: Will DTE keep up with grid demand of multiple days pushing 100?

Post by MotorCityRadioFreak » Sat Jun 15, 2024 3:57 pm

craig11152 wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2024 11:35 am
MotorCityRadioFreak wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2024 6:58 pm
craig11152 wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2024 2:04 pm
As noted by Art above DTE is regulated.
Just another case of TC posting out of ignorance. Seems to be a hobby of his.
The MPSC rubber stamps all price increases. They are simps for DTE.
That is completely untrue and easily verifiable. So you are either a liar or you just parrot in ignorance.

All three commissioners have bio's anyone can read. One recurring theme for all three is working in green energy,
Why has DTE gotten 90% of every price increase they have requested? You're in Ann Arbor for fuck's sake. AA loses power if a squirrel farts. Aren't you sick of the unreliable service?
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Re: Will DTE keep up with grid demand of multiple days pushing 100?

Post by TC Talks » Sat Jun 15, 2024 4:39 pm

craig11152 wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2024 11:35 am
MotorCityRadioFreak wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2024 6:58 pm
craig11152 wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2024 2:04 pm
As noted by Art above DTE is regulated.
Just another case of TC posting out of ignorance. Seems to be a hobby of his.
The MPSC rubber stamps all price increases. They are simps for DTE.
That is completely untrue and easily verifiable. So you are either a liar or you just parrot in ignorance.

All three commissioners have bio's anyone can read. One recurring theme for all three is working in green energy,
I look at how ineffective the organization is at protecting citizens and planning for the future. If the utilities can be this lax on maintenance, why are we still forced to get service in order to obtain an occupancy permit for housing? There are alternatives today...
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