Winds Damage Wolverine Power Equipment - Affects 1042 Services In Onaway
May 8, 2017 – On Saturday, May 6, approximately 1042 Presque Isle Electric & Gas Co-op (PIE&G) service locations in and around Onaway experienced a power interruption at 5:11 p.m. Wolverine Power Supply Cooperative (Wolverine) found equipment at the Onaway substation that had been damaged by the strong winds. Wolverine promptly made repairs and power was restored to those affected at 7 pm.
Wolverine, located in Cadillac, is the wholesale energy supplier to PIE&G, one of seven distribution cooperatives in the lower peninsula of Michigan served by Wolverine. PIE&G provides electric and natural gas service to approximately 42,000 member-owners in a nine county area of northeast Michigan. PIE&G headquarters is located in Onaway.