Michigan ranks 37th nationwide in terms of average outage duration per customer. The average outage duration in Michigan has fallen by 65 percent since 2013, but remains significantly longer than the “Top Ten” average and longer than average rates in many peer states.

What It Is: Duration of power outage per customer (in hours).

Why It Matters: An unreliable power grid can signal low quality infrastructure, and discourage businesses from locating in a state.

Energy Grid Reliability Trends

Energy Grid Reliability Standings

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration