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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...

Jan 06, 2015, 06:00 ET

Winter Weather Brings Safety Tips From Consumers Energy to Keep Furnace Vents, Meters Free of Snow and Ice

 With winter temperatures and snow settling in across Michigan, Consumers Energy is asking customers to keep safety in mind by making sure...

Dec 22, 2014, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Receives National Recognition for Promoting Crime Prevention Awareness

 For the 21st straight year, Consumers Energy has received a National Electric Utility Award from the National Association of Town Watch for...

Dec 19, 2014, 13:00 ET

Consumers Energy Employees Give Back to Communities, Present $5,000 Grant to Jackson Shelter

Consumers Energy employees in Jackson today presented a $5,000 grant from the company's foundation to the Jackson Interfaith Shelter, one of...

Dec 17, 2014, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Builds on Commitment to Sustainability, Selects 26 Homes and Businesses to Produce Solar Energy

Consumers Energy is finishing 2014 by selecting another 26 Michigan businesses and households that will produce solar energy. Today, Consumers...

Dec 12, 2014, 14:00 ET

Cross Winds® Energy Park Begins Serving Michigan Customers

Consumers Energy's $255 million Cross Winds® Energy Park in Michigan's Upper Thumb began serving electric customers today with a formal...

Dec 10, 2014, 06:00 ET

Free Energy Efficiency Upgrades from Consumers Energy to Help Michigan's Nonprofits Save $350,000 Annually

Boys and Girls Clubs, homeless shelters, food banks and other nonprofit groups throughout Michigan will pay $350,000 less for energy next year...

Dec 08, 2014, 06:00 ET

Festive Holiday Indoor, Outdoor Lighting Less Than $4 Month

 Consumers Energy is reminding customers that displaying decorative lights is a cost-effective way to create a festive atmosphere during the...

Dec 04, 2014, 06:00 ET

Warm Hearts and Hearths This Holiday Season Through Gifts of Energy from Consumers Energy

The perfect gift for everyone from seniors to college students doesn't have to involve an online or store aisle search. Gifts of Energy...

Dec 01, 2014, 06:00 ET

Very Cool! Consumers Energy and Michigan Residents Recycle More Than 100,000 Refrigerators and Freezers

Michigan residents are doing cool things for their budgets, the environment and the economy, recycling more than 100,000 refrigerators and freezers...

Nov 24, 2014, 12:15 ET

Consumers Energy Company Announces Termination of Exchange Offers

 Consumers Energy Company ("Consumers") announced today that it has terminated its previously announced private offers (the "Exchange Offers")...

Nov 24, 2014, 06:00 ET

Cooking Thanksgiving Dinner Costs As Little As 58 Cents for Consumers Energy Customers This Year

 Consumers Energy shows how affordable it is to cook a traditional Thanksgiving dinner using the energy it provides. "We are proud of being...

Nov 21, 2014, 10:00 ET

Consumers Energy Company Announces Extension of Early Participation Date and Price Determination Date of Exchange Offers

Consumers Energy Company ("Consumers") announced today the extension of the Early Participation Date (as defined below) and the Price Determination...

Nov 17, 2014, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Promotes School-Based Robotics by Providing $200,000 in Support, Employee Volunteers

Consumers Energy is encouraging the next generation of engineers, scientists and workers in technology-related fields by providing more than...

Nov 10, 2014, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Offers 7 Tips to Help Homeowners Stay Safe and Warm This Heating Season

 With furnaces heating up as temperatures drop across the state, Consumers Energy is urging homeowners to combat the cold by keeping their...

Nov 06, 2014, 15:06 ET

Consumers Energy Company Announces Exchange Offers for Certain Outstanding First Mortgage Bonds

 Consumers Energy Company ("Consumers") announced today the commencement of private offers (the "Exchange Offers") to exchange up to $250...

Nov 03, 2014, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy's Hunting Policy Protects Safety of Company Workers and Neighbors

Consumers Energy reminds hunters deciding where to try to tag a whitetail during Michigan's upcoming firearm deer season that its land is off...

Oct 30, 2014, 06:00 ET

Construction Crews Reminded to 'Stop, Look Up and Look Around' When Near Consumers Energy Electric Lines

As Michigan contractors and excavators work to finish projects before the busy construction season ends, Consumers Energy is reminding crews to...