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We understand that our customers and members of the communities we serve are concerned about receiving reliable and safe energy. This summer we’ve been hit with a series of severe storms that have resulted in power outages, frustration, and unacceptable hardships for our customers. We are committed to improving our electric reliability and to do so, we have started to accelerate infrastructure work across Southeast Michigan including in Livonia.

After a recent review of reliability in Livonia, the community experienced outages due to trees interfering with power lines and other electrical equipment. These tree-related outages were heightened by the multiple severe storms that impacted the Livonia area this summer.

Here is a look at where we are planning the infrastructure improvements in Livonia.

Actions we’re taking to improve reliability

Accelerating tree trim efforts in the area

 Completing further analysis

Upgrading and replacing poles, cross arms, and other equipment as needed

 

Project timeline

Work has already begun throughout Livonia and is expected to be completed by March 31, 2022.

 

Benefits to community

Improve reliability for about 10,500 customers in Livonia

              Fewer outages

            Shorter restoration time

Improved resiliency of the electric system during severe weather conditions

Support future growth in the area

 

Photos of tree trimming and infrastructure upgrades in Livonia

 

Livonia reliability improvement updates and other useful information