utilities Smart Meters Scheduled For Vote This Week By Cheyna Roth • Mar 13, 2017 Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org Utilities shouldn’t be able to penalize customers for keeping old versions of their meters. That’s the intent of legislation in Lansing up for committee vote this week. Listen Listening... / 0:39 The Michigan Public Radio Network's Cheyna Roth reports on smart meter legislation to be voted on this week. How To Save Money And Energy During Heat Wave By Lisa Barry • Jul 25, 2016 Wikipedia Media Commons / wikipedia.org Recent, extremely, hot weather means high energy bills and stress on local utilities. Here's what can be done to lower costs and avoid any heat-related utility problems. Listen Listening... / 0:35 WEMU's Lisa Barry reports on ways to save money on energy bills during the summer months. Ann Arbor City Council Approves 2017 Fiscal Year Budget, It Includes Utility Rate Increases By Jorge Avellan • May 18, 2016 Wikipedia Media Commons Ann Arbor's city council approved a $370 million budget for the 2017 fiscal year. Find out how it will affect you. Listen Listening... / 0:33 WEMU's Jorge Avellan reports on the Ann Arbor city council's approval of the 2017 fiscal year budget. Utility Infrastructure Improvements Will Cost Ann Arbor Residents By Jorge Avellan • Mar 18, 2016 Steve Johnson Ann Arbor residents could soon see utility rates increase. Listen Listening... / 0:31 WEMU's Jorge Avellan reports on the potential increase in utility rates in Ann Arbor.