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MISO Warns of Possible Planned Power Outages, GHBLP Prepared

COMMUNITY NEWS Wednesday, June 1, 2022, | Grand Haven, MI — Earlier this month, the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO), the organization that oversees electricity transmission to Grand Haven and a region spanning over 15 states, warned utilities within its footprint of the possibility of power shortages this summer during peak demand. During these times, portions of MISO’s system may...
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Grand Haven Board of Light & Power Adopts FY2023 Budget and Approves Five-Year Capital Plan

COMMUNITY NEWS Tuesday, May 31, 2022, | Grand Haven, MI — The Grand Haven Board of Light and Power (BLP) approved a FY2023 budget and 5-year capital improvement plan at its Thursday, May 26, 2022 meeting that includes reimplementation of its Power Supply Cost Adjustment (PSCA). “We zeroed out our PSCA two years ago to facilitate our power supply transition...
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Memorial Day

As Memorial Day approaches, on behalf of all of us at the Grand Haven Board of Light & Power, we wish you a safe Memorial Day weekend. In observance of Memorial Day, GHBLP offices will be closed Monday, May 30, 2022. Remember & Honor Those Who Have Served!

Notice – We are upgrading our phone system on Wednesday, May 25, 2022

We are upgrading our phone system on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. If you are unable to contact us, please email our customer account representatives at Thank you for your patience.  

Engaging our Business and Industrial Customers

This past month, the BLP hosted a stakeholder luncheon to update their business and industrial customers. Grand Haven BLP reported on recent and upcoming projects to improve reliability, affordability and sustainability for the utility’s customers. The lunch also provided space for customers to ask questions of BLP leadership and to offer their perspective as business and industrial constituents. Grand Haven...
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May & June 2022 Plugged In Newsletter

Watch for the May & June 2022 Plugged In to be included in your May electric bills. Or read it online at May & June 2022 Plugged In 
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General Manager Receives High Marks from Board of Directors

COMMUNITY NEWS Grand Haven, MI – On Thursday, March 31, 2022, the Grand Haven Board of Light & Power held a special closed session meeting to conduct an early out of cycle performance evaluation of David Walters, BLP General Manager, which is typically held in May or June of each fiscal year. The intent of holding the evaluation early was...

GHBLP Honored with National Award for Outstanding Safety Practices

Grand Haven Board of Light & Power was among 138 public power utilities recognized with the American Public Power Association’s (APPA) Safety Award of Excellence for safe operating practices in 2021. The utility earned second place for utilities in its class (approximately 25-50 full-time employees) for annual worker exposure hours. Grand Haven BLP was one of three utilities from Michigan...
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BLP to Consider Reimplementing PCA in FY2023 to Recover Higher Power Supply Costs

COMMUNITY NEWS Grand Haven Board of Light & Power to Consider reimplementING pca in fy2023 to recover HIGHER power supply costs Tuesday, March 22, 2022 | Grand Haven, MI — Grand Haven Board of Light & Power approved contracting with Utility Financial Solutions LLC (UFS) to update a 2021 rate analysis and cost of service study as a reaction to...
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Community-Owned & Accountable Power

One of our community’s greatest assets is our municipal power utility. The Grand Haven BLP is accountable to all 14,700 customers throughout the tri-city area who depend on us to provide affordable, reliable, and sustainable power. As a not-for-profit, community-owned utility, it is critically important that we listen to all our customer owners through conversations, public comments, and scientific surveys,...