By Scott Bolthouse | The Huron Hub
Posted Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Several hundred Huron Township DTE Energy customers remain without power Tuesday morning after a mass outage swept across the state following severe weekend storms.
The DTE outage map shows which areas of Huron are still waiting to get back online.
DTE said in a statement Monday evening that they expect 90% of all customers impacted by the recent outages to be back up and running by Tuesday evening.
The remainder of those still without power should have power restored by the end of the day Wednesday, DTE said.
The outage impacted over 600,000 DTE customers in Michigan.
The outage event is considered “catastrophic” under Michigan Public Service Commission guidelines, meaning at least 10% of customers were affected.
Under catastrophic conditions, customers are eligible to receive a credit after 120 hours, or 5 days.
DTE customers who lost power will be eligible for a $25 credit to their electricity bill if they were in the dark for more than five days, according to company policy.
According to the company, more than 900 out of state line workers have joined forces with over 1,100 Michigan DTE workers to help restore power to customers.