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7: The increase in average temperature in degrees Fahrenheit in Michigan between Dec. 25 to Jan. 5 between 1969-1970 and 2021-2021
7: In a few hours, the maximum number of inches of rain fell on Metro Detroit on June 25-26, 2021.
1 in 1,000: The chance that the magnitude (or greater) of the June 25-26 flood will occur in any given year (based on historical data.
350: Number of cars left stranded on area freeways because of the floods.
33,000: Number of flood claims filed by Detroiters in the wake of the June 25-26 floods.
1.16: The number ofes of rain recorded at Detroit Metro Airport on October 25, beating the previous record of 1.09 inches set in 1991.
881,356,000: estimated gallons of combined sewage released into the Detroit River in December 2021
7.85: The average industrial rate for electricity in Michigan in cents per kilowatt (ranking 22nd among states). The Michigan Public Service Commission approved a request by DTE Energy and Consumers Energy in December to offer special lower rates to large-scale industrial customers.
68 million Total energy consumption per person in Btu per person at the University of Michigan in 2021. In 2021, UM adopted a carbon neutrality policy that aims for net-zero emissions from purchased power by 2025.
91 million Total energy consumption per person in Btu per person at the University of Michigan in 2006.
711: The number of low-income DTE electric customers who remained physically disconnected from service in May 2021.
115 million: The dollar amount of senior / low-income DTE Energy delinquent accounts of more than 90 days in May 2021
1,086: The number of low-income DTE gas customers who remained physically disconnected from service in November 2021.
88 million: The dollar amount of senior / low-income DTE Energy delinquent accounts of more than 90 days in November 2021
220 million: The amount of federal Cares Act bailout funds received by DTE Energy in 2021.
800 million: Annual investor payouts to DTE Energy investors in 2021
2.3 million Annual salary increase in 2021 to DTE Energy CEO.
1 million: Number of Michigan electricity customers who lost power during August 2021 storms– accounting for nearly 10% of the state’s population.
200,000: Estimated number of homes and businesses that lost power on Dec. 11, 2021, after heavy winds in Michigan.
35: Amount of automatic customer credit in dollars proposed by Michigan Public Service Commission for power outages in 2021, with $2 per additional hour beyond acceptable thresholds.
25: The dollar amount credit offered to customers upon request for outages under certain circumstances by DTE Energy
2: Number of degrees Fahrenheit by which Lake Michigan beat its previous 2016 high temperature for late October.
63: The percentage by which annual winter ice coverage in the Great lakes has decreased since the 1970s, Since the early 1970s, winter ice coverage in the Great Lakes has decreased by 63%, according to the EPA.
62: Percentage of Michigan public health officials who agreed that their jurisdictions have experienced climate change in the last 20 years.
77: Percentage of Michigan public health officials who agreed that climate change will impact their jurisdictions in the coming 20 years
35: Percentage of Michigan public health officials who agreed that climate change is a priority in their departments.
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