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Feb 02, 2016, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Recognizes Legacy of Michigan Families Through Certification of 33 Historic Farms

 Consumers Energy awarded commemorative signs to 33 Michigan Centennial and Sesquicentennial Farms in 2015, recognizing them as being working...

Feb 01, 2016, 06:00 ET

Automotive Manufacturer is 1,000th Business to Receive New Construction Incentives from Consumers Energy

 A Chinese auto parts maker that is building a $140 million production facility in Greenville is the 1,000th business to benefit from a...

Jan 27, 2016, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Foundation Contributes Up to $50,000 to Support Flint's Children

 Consumers Energy announced today that its charitable foundation will contribute up to $50,000 to support the children of Flint through the...

Jan 25, 2016, 06:00 ET

Count on Us: Consumers Energy Continues Delivering Electricity More Reliably to Michigan Homes, Businesses

 Consumers Energy crews put 2015 into the company's record books, setting new standards for performance in returning electricity to homes and...

Jan 20, 2016, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Offers 7 Tips for Safe Space Heater Use

 With frigid temperatures continuing their grip on Michigan, Consumers Energy is offering safety tips for those who choose to use space heaters...

Jan 19, 2016, 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 on or near open water surrounding its...

Jan 14, 2016, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Creates New Training Program to Attract Skilled Managers to Become Field Leaders

 Consumers Energy is starting a new program to develop the next generation of field leaders, those who supervise electric and natural gas...

Jan 11, 2016, 06:00 ET

With Colder Weather Hitting Michigan, Consumers Energy Reminds People Help is Available to Manage Bills

 With colder weather blanketing Michigan this week, Consumers Energy is reminding people that help is available if they have any concerns...

Jan 08, 2016, 06:00 ET

Winter Weather Brings Safety Reminder from Consumers Energy: Keep Meters, Furnace Intakes Free of Snow and Ice

 Mother Nature's recent delivery of freezing rain, snow and ice to Michigan has Consumers Energy asking people to keep safety in mind by making...

Jan 07, 2016, 14:00 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 04, 2016, 06:00 ET

Milder Winter, Low Natural Gas Price Mean Winter Heating Savings for Consumers Energy Customers

 A relatively mild winter and the lowest natural gas price in nearly 15 years are working together to reduce this winter's heating bills for...

Dec 16, 2015, 06:08 ET

Consumers Energy Receives National Recognition for Promoting Crime Prevention Awareness

For the 22nd straight year, Consumers Energy has received a National Electric Utility Award from the National Association of Town Watch for its...

Dec 15, 2015, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Provides Over $700,000 in Upgrades, Rebates to Nonprofit Organizations Across Michigan

 Places of worship, homeless shelters and food banks are among 410 Michigan nonprofit organizations that Consumers Energy has helped this year...

Dec 14, 2015, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Named a 'Customer Champion' Among Nation's Electric, Natural Gas Providers

 An independent national survey has ranked Consumers Energy fifth in the nation among providers of electricity and natural gas and a "Customer...

Dec 08, 2015, 11:36 ET

Consumers Energy Offers 10 Electric Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

Consumers Energy is offering 10 electric safety tips to help Michigan residents enjoy the holiday season. "At Consumers Energy, safety is the...

Dec 07, 2015, 12:39 ET

Billing Alerts Help Keep Consumers Energy Customers Organized During Busy Holiday Season

 Taking advantage of Consumers Energy's new automatic billing alerts allows customers to cross off at least one item from their long "to-do"...

Dec 04, 2015, 10:20 ET

Consumers Energy Employees Give Back to Communities, Present $5,000 Grant to Jackson, Lansing United Ways

 Consumers Energy employees today presented a $5,000 contribution from the company's foundation to two United Way agencies, one of several...

Dec 03, 2015, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Gifts Of Energy Can Warm Homes and Hearts for Everyone This Holiday Season

Forget the ugly sweaters, another necktie or footie pajamas. This holiday season Consumers Energy recommends a gift that fits every personality,...

Dec 02, 2015, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Provides Over $10 Million in Rebates to Michigan Schools for Energy Efficiency Upgrades

 Consumers Energy announced today that a Kalamazoo County elementary school is the 500th participant in its Buy Michigan energy efficiency...

Nov 30, 2015, 06:00 ET

Consumers Energy Earns Statewide, National Recognition for Commitment to Sustainable Business Practices

 Consumers Energy announced today that it has been ranked second in the country among energy providers for sustainable environmental, social...