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Mar 24, 2017, 06:00 ET Consumers Energy Foundation Contributes $150,000 to Provide Access for Free Tax Assistance, Support 2-1-1

The Consumers Energy Foundation announced today that it has contributed $150,000 to support free tax preparation services and Michigan's 2-1-1...


Mar 14, 2017, 16:29 ET Consumers Energy completes restoration of power to 360,000 after historic wind storm, thanks customers for their patience

The March 7-8 wind storm cut power to more than 1.1 million Michigan residents – an all-time combined record – and was one of Consumers Energy's...


Mar 08, 2017, 06:00 ET Consumers Energy Recognized for Women in Leadership, Diverse Hiring Practices

Consumers Energy was recognized as Company of the Year at the March 1 Michigan Career Mastered Women's History Leadership in Action Awards event in...


Mar 02, 2017, 06:00 ET Consumers Energy Launches Peak Power Savers: Allows Households to Lower Energy Bills, Receive Credits

Michigan households served by Consumers Energy can now use the power of new upgraded meters to lower their energy costs and help the environment by...


Mar 01, 2017, 06:00 ET Consumers Energy Encourages Eligible Michigan Residents to Lower Costs by Filing for Home Heating Credit

With tax season in full swing, Consumers Energy is encouraging eligible Michigan residents to claim thousands of dollars in assistance by filing...


Feb 16, 2017, 09:07 ET Move Your Feet to Help Others: Consumers Energy Encourages Public to Join Employees in Walks for Warmth

Consumers Energy employees are encouraging community members to join them in Walks for Warmth across Michigan, raising funds to help families to...


Feb 15, 2017, 11:30 ET Consumers Energy, Employees Give Back to Michigan, Providing $13.5 Million to Michigan Nonprofits in 2016

Consumers Energy and its employees are working to build a stronger Michigan, giving $13.5 million in 2016 to support early childhood education,...


Feb 11, 2017, 09:34 ET Bald Eagle That Survived Lead Poisoning Released at Consumers Energy's Karn Generating Plant

Consumers Energy employees at the company's Karn Weadock generating complex Friday celebrated the successful release back to the wild of a juvenile...


Feb 01, 2017, 13:00 ET Consumers Energy Names Greg Salisbury Vice President of Distribution Performance

Consumers Energy announced today that Greg Salisbury, an executive with leadership experience in manufacturing industries, has been named vice...


Jan 27, 2017, 06:00 ET Consumers Energy Shares Space Heater Safety Tips

With winter weather making a cold and blustery return to Michigan, Consumers Energy is encouraging residents with space heaters to use them safely....


Jan 17, 2017, 06:00 ET Consumers Energy, Partners Provide Additional $5 Million to Help Michigan Families Stay Safe and Warm

Consumers Energy and five nonprofit organizations are again helping Michigan families stay warm, announcing $5 million in new contributions that...


Jan 13, 2017, 06:00 ET Consumers Energy Issues 'Safety First' Message to Winter Visitors to its 13 Hydroelectric Plants

Consumers Energy is advising outdoor enthusiasts to practice extreme caution when taking part in activities out on the ice surrounding its...


Jan 12, 2017, 06:00 ET As Cold Winter Weather Continues, Consumers Energy Offers Tips to Stay Safe, Reduce Energy Costs

Consumers Energy is offering tips to help households better manage their energy use as Michigan weather continues to bring cold temperatures. "We...


Jan 05, 2017, 06:00 ET Consumers Energy Receives National Recognition for Promoting Crime Prevention Awareness

Consumers Energy has received a National Electric Utility Award from the National Association of Town Watch for its participation in the 2016...


Jan 03, 2017, 06:00 ET Consumers Energy to Finish Installing Upgraded Meters in 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...


Dec 20, 2016, 06:00 ET In Face of Winter Weather, Consumers Energy Urges Residents to Keep Meters, Furnace Intakes Clear of Ice and Snow

With continued freezing temperatures and heavy snowfall expected across Michigan, Consumers Energy is urging residents to keep safety top of mind...


Dec 19, 2016, 06:00 ET Consumers Energy Receives Recognition for Commitment to Sustainable Business Practices

Reflecting its commitment to delivering energy from increasingly green sources and more safely than ever, Consumers Energy announced today that it...


Dec 13, 2016, 06:00 ET Consumers Energy Helps Over 1,300 Nonprofit Organizations in Michigan to Lower Energy Costs

Over 1,300 places of worship and nonprofit organizations across Michigan will save at least $1.5 million on their energy bills next year,...


Dec 08, 2016, 08:15 ET Agreement Reached for Early Termination of Power Purchase Contract with Entergy's Palisades Plant

Consumers Energy has reached agreement with Entergy Corporation for early termination of its contract to purchase power from the Palisades nuclear...


Dec 05, 2016, 06:00 ET Consumers Energy Offers Eight Tips to Enjoy a Safe and Bright Holiday Season

Consumers Energy is offering Michigan residents tips for avoiding holiday-related fire hazards while enjoying the season's festivities. "This is a...


Dec 02, 2016, 06:00 ET Consumers Energy Gifts of Energy Provide Warmth and Light For Anyone, Any Time of Year

Puzzled about what to buy that person who seems to have everything, or is difficult to buy for? This holiday season Consumers Energy recommends a...


Nov 18, 2016, 06:00 ET Consumers Energy Highlights the Energy Value It Has Been Providing for 130 Thanksgivings

Consumers Energy is adding reasons to smile this festive Thanksgiving -- calculations showing good value for the energy it takes to cook a...


Nov 14, 2016, 06:00 ET Help Is Available: Consumers Energy's CARE Program Gives Michigan Residents Tools to Stay Warm This Winter

More than 16,000 Michigan households will receive assistance from Consumers Energy to stay warm this winter through its CARE program, part of the...


Nov 11, 2016, 06:00 ET Consumers Energy's Hunting Policy Protects Safety of Workers, Neighbors

With the much-anticipated opening day of Michigan's firearm deer season Tuesday, Consumers Energy offers a reminder that hunting is not allowed on...


Nov 09, 2016, 06:00 ET Consumers Energy Supports Michigan Nonprofits by Donating LED Bulbs, Upgrading Lighting at West Michigan Food Banks

With the holiday season approaching, Consumers Energy is supporting Michigan nonprofit organizations that provide help to those in need. The...