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The Michigan Electric and Gas Association (MEGA) is a trade association established in 1984 to provide a collective voice in Michigan government and public affairs for its board member investor-owned electric and gas utilities.  MEGA works with the Michigan legislature, federal and state regulatory agencies and the entire Michigan energy industry to assure safe, reliable and affordable electric and gas utility service.









Michigan Energy Providers Conference
July 29-31, 2015
Grand Hotel

We would like to thank everyone who attended the Michigan Energy Providers Conference that was held at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island on July 29-31, 2015.

The 2016 Michigan Energy Providers Conference will be held at the Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville, Michigan on July 27-29, 2016.


Michigan Resource Adequacy and Energy Supply, Overview of Adequacy Report
Tim Aliff, Director of Resource Planning, MISO
Glen Boyle, Manager of System Operator Training, PJM Interconnection

 Climate Change – Where Are We Now?
Summary of Presentation of Steve Goreham, Executive Director, Climate Science Coalition of America

State Energy Policy
Valerie Brader, Executive Director, Michigan Agency for Energy

Motivating A Team
Dennis Mannion, President/CEO – Palace Sports & Entertainment, Business Operations of the Detroit Pistons

Vulnerable Customers
Susan Corbin, Director, Customer Service Division, Michigan Agency for Energy
Whitney Skeans, Customer Assistance Manager, Consumers Energy
Tom Page, Executive Director, Michigan 2-1-1

Gas Infrastructure Panel
Tim Sparks, VP, Energy Supply Operators, Consumers Energy
Marc Simone, VP, Operations & Engineering, SEMCO Energy
Laura Heckman, VP, Business Development, TransCanada

Utility of the Future and Environmental Compliance
Robert Powers, Executive VP & Chief Operating Officer, American Electric Power

  A Special Thank You is extended to the following Sponsors:


Gold Sponsors: 

American Transmission Company (ATC)

 Consumers Energy

 DTE Energy

 Dykema Gossett 

ITC Holdings Corp

Karoub Associates 

Miller Canfield 

 SEMCO Energy Gas Company 



 Silver Sponsors: 

 America's Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA) 

Ruben Strategy Group

Transeth & Associates



 Bronze Sponsors:

 Michigan Electric Cooperative Association

Michigan Electric & Gas Association

Michigan Municipal Electric Association

Midwest Propane

 ONI Consulting





      2007 Michigan Electric and Gas Association