Member Services

Our mission is to deliver reliable electric service at the best possible value for rural Michigan members.

You’re More Than A Member

As the third-largest Michigan-based electric utility and the largest member-owned power company in Michigan, we have succeeded because we’re a well-run business that is committed to providing energy solutions to more than 125,000 member-consumers in 26 counties in western and northern Michigan, from Kalamazoo to the Mackinac Straits.

The People Fund

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Board of Directors

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Energy Tips

We are looking out for you! Follow these energy tips for energy optimization and efficiency.
Switch to a high-efficiency geothermal system or air-source heat pump and save 3 cents per kWh on your electric bill with our Efficient Electric Heat rate for qualified members.
Saving money is cool – use your Co-op Connections card to save at local and national retailers.
A programmable thermostat that will adjust your home’s temperature automatically and save you money. For a limited time, Great Lakes Energy offers you a rebate when you install a programmable thermostat in your home.
Set your thermostat as low as is comfortable. The optimal setting is 68 degrees when you’re awake and lower when you’re sleeping or out. Using a programmable thermostat will allow you to automatically lower the temperature in your home when you're gone during the day or at night.