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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...

Feb 13, 2015, 15:52 ET

With Cold Weather Hitting Michigan, Consumers Energy Shares Six Tips to Stay Warm and Reduce Energy Use

 With extremely cold temperatures blanketing the state, Consumers Energy is sharing six key tips that can help Michigan residents stay safe and...

Feb 02, 2015, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Provides $9 Million in Contributions to Help Michigan Families Stay Warm

As many as 25,000 Michigan households will receive help to stay warm this winter and keep the lights on throughout the year with the aid of $9...

Jan 30, 2015, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Announces Tree Planting Grants

 Consumers Energy awarded more than $73,000 to 43 Michigan communities through its 2014 Community Tree Planting Grant Program. "It's...

Jan 28, 2015, 16:36 ET

Consumers Energy Announces Executive Changes, Building on Customer Focus and Commitment to Michigan

Consumers Energy, Michigan's largest utility and the fourth-largest U.S. combination utility, announced today several leadership moves that build...

Jan 25, 2015, 22:14 ET

Consumers Energy Crews to Travel to East Coast on Monday, Ready to Help as Blizzard Approaches

 Consumers Energy is mobilizing more than 50 employees and equipment to assist New York and New England energy providers bracing for a severe...

Jan 19, 2015, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy, Employees Give Back to Communities, Contributing $10 Million to Michigan Nonprofits in 2014

 Michigan's nonprofit organizations made a significant impact on communities around the state in 2014, helped by $10 million in contributions...

Jan 16, 2015, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Helps 53 Michigan Families in 2014 Receive Centennial and Sesquicentennial Farm Recognition

Consumers Energy awarded 53 Michigan Centennial and Sesquicentennial Farm signs to farms in 2014, recognizing them as being working farms owned by...

Jan 12, 2015, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Offers Energy-Saving Tips as Extreme Cold Temperatures Return to Michigan

 With last week's return to extreme cold, Consumers Energy is reminding Michigan residents to take advantage of ways to save energy and lower...