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Consumers Energy, Partners Provide Additional $5 Million to Help Michigan Families Stay Safe and Warm

Michigan Business Network
January 17, 2017 1:00 PM

Assistance This Winter Providing Help to Over 50,000 Households

JACKSON, MI January 17, 2017 — Consumers Energy and five nonprofit organizations are again helping Michigan families stay warm, announcing $5 million in new contributions that will help households manage their energy bills. In all, the energy provider and nonprofit agencies are teaming up to help over 50,000 households across Michigan this winter.


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01/25/2017: ITEC to host TechTransport Launch

Michigan Business Network
January 16, 2017 12:00 PM

The Information Technology Empowerment Center will host the official launch for the TechTransport bus from 10 to 11:30 a.m. January 25 at the Lansing Community College West Campus, 5708 Cornerstone Dr. The TechTransport Launch will provide an opportunity to tour the space-themed bus and take part in demonstrations to learn about the exciting programs that ITEC offers on board the TechTransport. The event is free and open to the public.

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Consumers Energy and Michigan on alert for Ice

Michigan Business Network
January 16, 2017 11:30 AM

JACKSON, Mich., Jan 16, 2017 – Good morning. Freezing rain developing in Southwestern Michigan this morning will move North and East throughout the day and into early Tuesday morning. A quarter inch of ice or more is possible, especially in Northern and Central portions of the state, which could result in power outages. Consumers Energy is monitoring the weather closely, mobilizing resources and making other preparations to quickly respond to any service interruptions.

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Consumers Energy Issues ‘Safety First’ Message to Winter Visitors to its 13 Hydroelectric Plants

Michigan Business Network
January 14, 2017 4:00 PM

JACKSON, MI — Consumers Energy is advising outdoor enthusiasts to practice extreme caution when taking part in activities out on the ice surrounding its generating and hydroelectric plants.

 


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Consumers Energy Outage Center on the Job

Michigan Business Network
January 10, 2017 3:00 PM

JACKSON, Mich., Jan 10, 2017 – Good afternoon. High winds are expected across Michigan beginning later this afternoon and into Wednesday morning. Gusts of up to 60 mph are possible, primarily along the western portion of the state. Common gusts are expected to exceed 35 mph. This activity, along with the potential for light freezing rain in portions of the state, could result in power outages. Consumers Energy is monitoring the weather closely, mobilizing resources and making other preparations to quickly respond to any service interruptions. 

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Consumers Energy Receives National Recognition for Promoting Crime Prevention Awareness

Michigan Business Network
January 5, 2017 5:00 PM

Company Honored by National Association of Town Watch

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 5, 2017 – Consumers Energy has received a National Electric Utility Award from the National Association of Town Watch for its participation in the 2016 National Night Out (NNO) crime and drug prevention program

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Consumers Energy to Finish Installing Upgraded Meters in 2017

Michigan Business Network
January 5, 2017 9:00 AM

Homes, Businesses Can Participate in New Programs, Services

JACKSON, Mich., Jan. 3, 2017 – From Mackinaw City to Monroe, Consumers Energy will have installed 1.8 million new meters across Michigan by the end of 2017. The completion of the five-year statewide project will allow electric customers to track their energy usage more closely online and identify ways to save energy and money.

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In Face of Winter Weather, Consumers Energy Urges Residents to Keep Meters, Furnace Intakes Clear of Ice and Snow

Michigan Business Network
December 20, 2016 3:00 PM

JACKSON, Mich., Dec. 20, 2016 – With continued freezing temperatures and heavy snowfall expected across Michigan, Consumers Energy is urging residents to keep safety top of mind and make sure gas and electric meters and gas furnace fresh air intakes pipes are free from snow and ice.

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Consumers Energy Receives Recognition for Commitment to Sustainable Business Practices

Michigan Business Network
December 20, 2016 8:00 AM

Energy Provider Lands in Top 6 Percent in World in Annual Rankings

JACKSON, Mich., Dec. 19, 2016 – Reflecting its commitment to delivering energy from increasingly green sources and more safely than ever, Consumers Energy announced today that it has been ranked in the top 6 percent among global utilities for sustainable environmental, social and economic practices.

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Consumers Energy Helps Over 1,300 Nonprofit Organizations in Michigan to Lower Energy Costs

Michigan Business Network
December 14, 2016 1:00 PM

Food Banks, Churches Among Those Seeing $1.5M in Annual Savings

JACKSON, Mich., Dec. 13, 2016 – Over 1,300 places of worship and nonprofit organizations across Michigan will save at least $1.5 million on their energy bills next year, benefitting from a 4-year-old campaign by Consumers Energy to help them put more money toward helping those in need.

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