Alpena Power Company: Founded in 1881 to provide the city of Alpena with electricity, APC serves approximately 16,300 residential, commercial, and industrial customers. APC generates and purchases electricity from a mix of energy resources, including coal, natural gas, oil, hydroelectric, wind, solar, and nuclear for the electricity it sells to customers.
Indiana-Michigan Power Company: A subsidiary of American Electric Power, Indiana Michigan Power is based in Fort Wayne and operates in the southwest corner of Michigan and in northern Indiana. Indiana Michigan Power provides electricity to almost 128,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Michigan, generating and purchasing electricity from a mix of generation technologies, including nuclear, coal, hydroelectric, wind and solar.
Northern States Power Company: A subsidiary of Xcel Energy, Northern States Power Company is based in Eau Claire, Wisc., and operates in the western portion of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and northwestern Wisconsin. NSP provides electric power to approximately 259,000 customers generating and purchasing electricity from a mix of generation technologies, including nuclear, coal, natural gas, and renewable generation technologies.
Upper Michigan Energy Resources Corporation: A subsidiary of WEC Energy Group, UMERC has offices in Iron Mountain and Menominee and supplies electricity to former WEPCo and WPSC customers in the southwestern portion of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. UMERC provides electricity to more than 42,000 customers, generating and purchasing electricity from a mix of generation technologies, including nuclear, coal, natural gas, oil, and renewable — hydroelectric, biomass, wind and solar — technologies.
Upper Peninsula Power Company: UPPCO was founded in 1947, when three Upper Peninsula utilities merged. UPPCO provides electricity to approximately 52,000 retail customers in the north and central Upper Peninsula, generating and purchasing electricity from a mix of generation technologies, including hydroelectric and natural gas generation technologies.
Wisconsin Public Service: A subsidiary of Wisconsin Electric Power Company, Wisconsin Public Service Corporation, provided electric service to a small number of communities in the Upper Peninsula that are adjacent to its Wisconsin service area. In Michigan, WPSC generated and purchased electricity from a mix of generation technologies, including coal, natural gas, and hydroelectric, solar, wind and biogas technologies. As of January 1, 2017 WEPCo/WPSC customers are serviced by UMERC.