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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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On National Safe Digging Day, Consumers Energy Reminds Public to Notify MISS DIG 8-1-1 Before Digging

Michigan Business Network
August 11, 2017 9:00 PM

JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 11, 2017 – Today is National Safe Digging 8-1-1 Day, and Consumers Energy is encouraging Michigan homeowners and business owners to call MISS DIG 8-1-1 before starting digging projects.

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Consumers Energy Names LeeRoy Wells Jr. as Vice President of Operations Support

Michigan Business Network
August 9, 2017 10:00 AM

JACKSON, Mich., August 8, 2017 –Consumers Energy today announced LeeRoy Wells Jr., currently executive director of electric systems operations and maintenance, will be named vice president of operations support, effective August 16, 2017.

Wells will be responsible for the company's supply chain, corporate safety and health, fleet, facilities, and real estate departments within Consumers Energy all of which work to serve the customers every day

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CMS Energy Announces Second Quarter Earnings of $0.33 per Share

Michigan Business Network
July 28, 2017 11:00 AM

Reaffirms 2017 Adjusted Earning Guidance

JACKSON, Mich., July 28, 2017 -- CMS Energy announced today reported net income of $92 million, or $0.33 per share, for the second quarter of 2017 and $291 million, or $1.04 per share, for the first half of 2017. Earnings per share in the first half of 2017, which were the same as 2016 on a reported basis, grew 8 cents or 7 percent compared to 2016 on a weather-normalized basis and are ahead of plan.

CMS Energy reaffirmed its guidance for 2017 adjusted earnings of $2.14 to $2.18 per share (*See below for important information about non-GAAP measures) or 6 to 8 percent annual adjusted earnings per share growth.

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Consumers Energy Named a ‘Most Trusted Brand’ Among Nation’s Electric, Natural Gas Providers

Michigan Business Network
July 17, 2017 2:00 PM

Company Fourth in U.S., Strengthening Bond with Residential Customers

JACKSON, Mich., July 17, 2017 – An independent national survey has named Consumers Energy as a “Most Trusted Brand,” ranking it fourth in the nation among providers of electricity and natural gas among residential customers.

“We are focused on delivering an exceptional customer experience to the 6.7 million Michigan residents who count on us for electricity and natural gas every day for their homes or businesses,” said Patti Poppe, Consumers Energy’s president and chief executive officer. “We feel honored that our customers are telling us we are doing well, and we will strive to do even better as we look to the future.”

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Consumers Energy Storm Preparation Information

Michigan Business Network
July 11, 2017 7:00 PM

Several rounds of thunderstorms, some of them strong to severe, are expected across portions of Michigan beginning early Wednesday through Thursday morning.,

JACKSON, Mich., July 11, 2017 – With forecasts currently anticipating some of these storms may include winds in excess of 50 mph and could result in power outages, downed wires and other safety hazards. Consumers Energy is monitoring the weather closely, mobilizing resources and making other preparations to quickly respond to any service interruptions.

Consumers Energy has been monitoring this developing storm system for several days and is ready to respond. Restoration from last weekend’s storms was completed Monday afternoon. Personnel are getting sufficient rest while we are restocking our mobile storm units and essential materials. The Company is making other preparations to quickly respond to any service interruptions.

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Consumers Energy’s Mio Dam Receives Induction in Hydro Hall of Fame

Michigan Business Network
July 6, 2017 5:00 PM

Designation Announced at International Ceremony in Denver

MIO, Mich., June 30, 2017 – Mio Dam, which has been generating clean renewable energy for Michigan residents for more than 100 years and was the first dam to utilize an under-sluice spillway, has been named to the Hydro Hall of Fame.

The Consumers Energy river hydro facility received the honor at a June 27 HydroVision International ceremony in Denver, Colo.

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