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Consumers Energy Announces Plan to Keep 1 Million Cubic Yards Out of Landfills

 Consumers Energy – already a sustainability leader in the energy field – announced today a commitment to double the amount of...

Apr 27, 2015, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Offers Outdoor Safety Tips

 Consumers Energy has tips to help keep Michigan residents safe as they enjoy the season marked by the sounds of kids playing outside, the...

Apr 24, 2015, 16:12 ET

Michigan International Speedway, Consumers Energy Donate 50,000 Trees to be Planted Across Michigan

 Michigan International Speedway and Consumers Energy today announced a joint venture to plant 50,000 trees across Michigan during the Michigan...

Apr 20, 2015, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Launches Generation Genius Project to Inspire Students to Explore Robotics, Science Fields

Consumers Energy is cheering for Michigan high school students who are heading to the world FIRST Robotics championship – and promoting...

Apr 16, 2015, 09:00 ET

Consumers Energy Achieves Promise to Increase Spending in Michigan by $1 Billion; Suppliers add more than 5,000 Jobs

 Consumers Energy has achieved its promise to increase its spending with other Michigan businesses by $1 billion over the past 4 years. The...

Apr 07, 2015, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Reminds Customers of Assistance Options

 While weather is warming up, Consumers Energy recognizes that some people may still be concerned about winter bills. That's why the company is...

Apr 06, 2015, 06:00 ET

Seven Ways to Enjoy Spring at Consumers Energy River Hydros

Consumers Energy's hydroelectric properties offer year-round recreational opportunities in some of Michigan's most scenic areas along the Muskegon,...

Mar 30, 2015, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Offers Lowest Natural Gas Price Since 2001

Households and businesses that Consumers Energy serves in April will pay the lowest price for natural gas in 14 years. "We work every day to...

Mar 23, 2015, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy, Michigan State University Provide Opportunities for Next Generation of Graduates

 Consumers Energy is working to encourage college graduates to stay and work in Michigan by collaborating with the state's largest university...

Mar 16, 2015, 06:00 ET

Michigan Firms Adding Jobs, Equipment as Consumers Energy's Promise to Increase Spending in the State Nears $1 Billion

 As Consumers Energy nears achieving its promise to increase its spending in Michigan by $1 billion, more than 370 companies have benefited...

Mar 10, 2015, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Contributes $25,000 to Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator Supporting Farmers and Entrepreneurs

A new statewide business incubator designed to spur agricultural innovation has received financial support from Consumers Energy. Company...

Mar 09, 2015, 06:00 ET

February's Cold Leads Consumers Energy to Gas Delivery Records, Keeping Michigan Safe, Warm During Polar Vortex 2

 Record winter cold in February led to record natural gas usage by homes and businesses that Consumers Energy serves, in one case breaking a...

Mar 02, 2015, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Hydros Helping Bald Eagle Recovery

 Beneficial habitat created by Consumers Energy dams helped bald eagles in 2014 reach a record 750 breeding pairs in Michigan. "Many of the...

Feb 26, 2015, 17:04 ET

Consumers Energy, The Salvation Army Team Up to Help Michigan Families Stay Warm

Thousands of Michigan residents reaching out to The Salvation Army will stay warm this winter with statewide energy bill assistance funded by the...

Feb 26, 2015, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Alerts Customers to Phone Scam Involving Prepaid Credit Card

 Consumers Energy is warning customers about a scam that includes a high-pressure demand for quick utility payments over the phone using a...

Feb 25, 2015, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Encourages Home Heating Credit as Way to Help Michigan Residents Manage Winter Heating Bills

Consumers Energy is helping Michigan residents stay warm this winter, offering a reminder that help with heating bills may be available through the...

Feb 23, 2015, 08:17 ET

Consumers Energy Helping Put Michigan Back To Work By Hiring 160 New Gas Field Employees

 Consumers Energy has hired an additional 160 employees to be part of a team dedicated to installing and replacing gas mains and services...

Feb 20, 2015, 06:00 ET

And the Oscar Goes to … Michigan's Theaters!

While the Academy Awards recognize Hollywood's accomplishments this weekend, Michigan residents are watching movies at distinctive theaters...

Feb 17, 2015, 16:15 ET

Consumers Energy Assures Customers of Reliable Electric Supply Despite Forecasted Lower Peninsula Energy Shortfall

 Consumers Energy assured its customers it has the electric power they need, despite an electric supply shortfall forecast by a federal...

Feb 16, 2015, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Employees Help Michigan Residents This Winter by Taking Part in More than 30 Walks for Warmth

Consumers Energy employees are encouraging the public to join them in Walks for Warmth across the state this winter, which will help Michigan...