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Scott Center House Demolition Begins Today

3/13/2017 11:15:00 AM

Demolition of the Scott Center House begins today, Monday, March 13 and will continue through the week. The Scott Center House was prepared for demolition with asbestos abatement activities and the salvaging of interior items which were donated to Habitat for Humanity. ...

Crews Continue Work to Restore Remaining BWL Customers Without Power

3/10/2017 3:40:00 PM

As of 3:30pm Friday, 1,453 Lansing Board of Water & Light customers are without power, with 136 wires and 4 poles down. BWL had more than 20,000 outages at the storm’s peak. Additional crews totaling nearly two dozen line crews from BWL and across Michigan, Indiana and Iowa join line spotters in the field, along with 29 tree crews working on restoration efforts today and through the night. While the BWL continues to be on track to restore power to most customers today, Friday, March 10, single customer outages will remain through the weekend....

More Crews Working to Restore Remaining BWL Customers Without Power

3/10/2017 9:50:00 AM

As of 9:30am Friday, 2,032 Lansing Board of Water & Light customers are without power, with 137 wires and 4 poles down. BWL had more than 20,000 outages at the storm’s peak. Additional crews totaling nearly two dozen line crews from BWL and across Michigan, Indiana and Iowa join line spotters in the field, along with 29 tree crews working on restoration efforts today....

BWL Crews to Continue Working Through the Night to Restore Power

3/9/2017 9:05:00 PM

The Lansing Board of Water & Light will continue to work through the night to restore power following Wednesday’s wind storm. As of 8:45pm Thursday, 4,437 customers are without power, with 166 wires and 20 poles down. BWL had more than 20,000 outages at the storm’s peak. More than a dozen outside line crews from across Michigan, Indiana and Iowa have joined BWL line crews and other workers in the field, and 24 tree crews working on restoration efforts. Customers should visit the outage map for updated restoration times....

Statement from BWL General Manager Dick Peffley

3/9/2017 11:00:00 AM

BWL General Manager Dick Peffley issued the following statement: Good morning, At the height of the wind storm yesterday we had over 20,000 customers out of power. As of this morning, there were 7,200 customers remaining without power, and restoration is expected for most BWL customers today and tomorrow. Statewide the windstorm caused nearly 1 million outages at its peak....

Sixth Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting to be held at REO Depot on Wednesday

2/2/2016 3:15:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. — A nine-member Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) has scheduled an additional sixth meeting from 6pm to 8pm tomorrow, Wednesday, February 3 at the REO Depot, 1201 S. Washington Ave, Lansing to develop recommendations on how the Lansing Board of Water & Light (BWL) will provide electric power to its service territory well into the future. Wednesday's meeting in Lansing will review initial modeling scenarios and results for replacing capacity and energy from Eckert....

To Replace Eckert, Poll finds BWL Customers Favor a Balanced Energy Mix that is Reliable and Affordable

1/14/2016 11:30:00 AM

LANSING, Mich. — A reliable and affordable energy supply delivered by a balanced power-generating portfolio should form the foundation of the Lansing Board of Water & Light’s (BWL) plan to replace its aging Eckert Power Station, finds a new survey of BWL customers....

Fifth Citizens Advisory Committee Meeting to be held at LCC West Campus on Wednesday

1/12/2016 4:50:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. — A nine-member Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) will hold its fifth public meetings from 6pm to 8pm tomorrow, Wednesday, January 13 at Lansing Community College West Campus (Delta Township), Room M-121-122, 5708 Cornerstone Drive to develop recommendations on how the Lansing Board of Water & Light (BWL) will provide electric power to its service territory well into the future. Wednesday’s meeting in Lansing will focus on managing future risk with scenarios and sensitivities....

Community Solar Parks to be Developed in Cities of East Lansing and Lansing

10/27/2015 8:40:00 AM

EAST LANSING— Officials from the Lansing Board of Water & Light (BWL), City of East Lansing and City of Lansing announced plans today to build the first community solar parks in BWL’s service territory. The announcement was held at East Lansing’s Burcham Park, a retired landfill site and the proposed location of the first of the two community solar developments. ...

New Website Will Keep BWL Customers Informed and Up to Date on Lansing Energy Tomorrow Plan

10/13/2015 9:05:00 AM

LANSING, Mich. — A new website launched today will keep Mid-Michigan utility customers and other audiences informed and up to date on the Board of Water & Light’s (BWL) ongoing process to modernize its transmission and distribution system, replace its aging Eckert Power Station and prepare for the Clean Power Plan, EPA’s regulations for reducing greenhouse gas emissions....

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