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BWL Warns of Door-to-Door Solar Scams

Aug 16, 2022 8:39 AM

The Lansing Board of Water & Light (BWL) has received multiple reports of scam imposters going door-to-door falsely claiming to be an official BWL contractor selling solar panels. The scammers are identifying themselves with BWL, including wearing BWL logos on a vest and carrying fake BWL badges.

“This matter is being thoroughly investigated internally, and we want to ensure no one falls victim to their trap,” said BWL General Manager Dick Peffley. “The BWL is not affiliated with any solar installation companies.”

Customers should never give money or personal information to anyone knocking on doors claiming to be with BWL. Any customer interested in investing in solar panels for their home or business should contact the BWL first by emailing or calling 800-573-3503. More information on this program can be found at

Customers are urged to report suspicious activity to BWL customer service at 517-702-6006.

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