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Consumers Energy Delivers $2.6 Million Check to General Motors for Energy Efficiency Measures

Michigan Business Network
December 6, 2017 3:00 PM

GM Reduces Enough Energy to Power 350 Houses, Heat 2,100 Homes

FLINT, Mich., Dec. 6, 2017 – General Motors Flint Complex has received a $2.6 million incentive payment from Consumers Energy for energy efficiency upgrades, part of the energy provider’s commitment to helping businesses across Michigan lower their energy costs. Consumers Energy President and CEO Patti Poppe presented the incentive check to GM officials at the Flint Assembly plant today.

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Consumers Energy Crews Restoring Power Following Severe Overnight Storms

Michigan Business Network
December 5, 2017 1:00 PM

Over 100,000 Affected by High Winds; Safety Critical as Work Continues

4:30 PM Update: Crews Surpass Halfway Point in Electric Restoration Work

JACKSON, Mich., Dec. 5, 2017 – Consumers Energy employees and contractors are at work across the Lower Peninsula this morning following severe storms overnight that affected over 100,000 homes and businesses.

Restoration efforts are continuing, with over 1,200 employees and contract workers involved to safely restore power and help customers. Consumers Energy is working to restore power to all affected customers by 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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Consumers Energy Showing Thanksgiving Cooking Cost Value

Michigan Business Network
November 22, 2017 11:00 AM

JACKSON, Mich., Nov. 20, 2017 – Consumers Energy is sharing that the cost of the energy it takes to cook a traditional Thanksgiving feast is less than $2. That value includes the energy – either natural gas or electricity -- for roasting the stuffed 18-pound turkey at the center of the table and for simmering or baking enough side dishes and desert to serve 12 hungry guests.

Customers can increase their energy value even more by using a roasting bag to cut in half the time it takes to cook a turkey, combining several dishes when baking, and keeping the oven door closed. Other tips to trim holiday energy costs are at www.ConsumersEnergy.com/myhome.

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Consumers Energy Says Help is Available for Those in Need as Winter Weather Sets in Across Michigan

Michigan Business Network
November 8, 2017 12:00 PM

JACKSON, Mich., Nov. 8, 2017 – As freezing temperatures start to settle in across Michigan, Consumers Energy is reminding Michigan families, seniors and those in need that now is the time to reach out for help with winter heating costs.

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CMS Energy Announces Purchase of Lansing-Area Solar Project, Providing Clean Energy to Power 3,300 Homes

Michigan Business Network
October 5, 2017 9:00 AM

Delta Solar to Serve Lansing Board of Water & Light Customers

LANSING, Mich., Oct. 3, 2017 – CMS Energy announced today that its subsidiary, CMS Enterprises, is purchasing Delta Solar, a 24-megawatt, two-part solar power project under construction that will provide enough energy to the Lansing Board of Water & Light to power 3,300 homes through a power purchase agreement.

“We are committed to meeting Michigan’s energy needs with reliable and increasingly clean sources of energy, and we are pleased to take ownership of a project that will benefit homes and businesses in our state’s capital region,” said Patti Poppe, president and CEO of CMS Energy.

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Consumers Energy's Many Roles with Small Business

Michigan Business Beat
September 29, 2017 10:00 AM

Sanju Guinn, Business Account Manager Consumers Energy, Jackson, MI, shares her background and role with Consumers Energy.

Chris Holman finds out what's new and exciting at Consumers. What's consumers role with Michigan small business. Consumer's Energy been a supporter of Michigan Celebrates for the past few years, and now even sponsors the VIP Reception.

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Consumers Energy Prepared for Hot Weather, Issues Tips

Michigan Business Network
September 22, 2017 8:00 AM

JACKSON, Mich., September 21, 2017 – Consumers Energy is prepared for the unseasonable hot and humid weather occurring over the next several days, and is offering cooling tip reminders for customers to stay cool, save energy and money through the weekend:

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Consumers Energy Ranked #1 Place to Work in Michigan

Michigan Business Beat
September 1, 2017 3:00 PM

Chris Holman recently spoke with Patti Poppe, president and CEO of CMS Energy, about completing her first year as CEO of Consumers Energy & CMS Energy July 1st and being the first female CEO in the 130-year history of the company; one of 32 Fortune 500 female CEOs in U.S.

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Tom Gores and Consumers Energy Pledge $2 Million to Help Start Flint Promise Scholarship Program

Michigan Business Network
August 23, 2017 11:00 AM

Funding will support local initiative led by Community Foundation of Greater Flint and coalition of educators and philanthropic organizations to offer all Flint High School graduates a tuition-free path to a college degree

 

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Consumers Energy: Information for Monday's Solar Eclipse

Michigan Business Network
August 18, 2017 9:00 PM

JACKSON, Mich., August 18, 2017 – As Michigan gets ready for a once-in-a-generation solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, Consumers Energy wanted to share information about the event and solar energy in our state!

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