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Consumers Energy is one of the nation's largest combination utilities, providing electric and natural gas service to nearly 6.6 million of Michigan's 10 million residents, in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.

Our Growing Forward strategy calls for investing more than $6 billion in Michigan over the next five years. That includes significant investments in energy efficiency, renewable energy, environmental and customer service enhancements, and new power generation.

The investments make Consumers Energy one of the largest investors in Michigan and will help the utility maintain and improve service to customers, create jobs, boost the state’s economy and expand the state’s tax base.

    Consumers Energy Supports Michigan Communities With First ‘Put Your Town on the Map’ Competition Image

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    01-15-19

    Consumers Energy Supports Michigan Communities With First ‘Put Your Town on the Map’ Competition

    Consumers Energy is strengthening its commitment to rural Michigan communities by announcing a new competition to provide funding for projects that will help energize towns in the Lower Peninsula.

    The “Put Your Town on the Map” competition will provide a total of $15,000 to three initiativ...

    Consumers Energy Provides $10 Million to Help Families in Michigan With Winter Heating Bills Image

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    01-09-19

    Consumers Energy Provides $10 Million to Help Families in Michigan With Winter Heating Bills

    Consumers Energy announced today that it has now contributed $10 million to help customers in need to pay their energy bills -- part of the energy provider’s ongoing efforts this winter to help Michigan residents stay safe and warm.

    “Our Triple Bottom Line commitment to people...

    Consumers Energy, MI Department of Corrections Partner to Save $900,000 through Energy Efficiency Measures Image

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    12-19-18

    Consumers Energy, MI Department of Corrections Partner to Save $900,000 through Energy Efficiency Measures

    The Michigan Department of Corrections, in partnership with Consumers Energy, has saved $900,000 by completing energy efficiency upgrades, part of the energy provider’s commitment to helping all customers across Michigan lower their energy costs.

    “We all have a role to play when it comes t...

    CMS Energy Releases Climate Assessment Report, Highlighting Commitment to People, Planet and Prosperity Image

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    12-07-18

    CMS Energy Releases Climate Assessment Report, Highlighting Commitment to People, Planet and Prosperity

    CMS Energy has released its Climate Assessment Report – a picture of the energy provider’s work to reshape Michigan’s energy future with a plan that embodies its Triple Bottom Line commitment to people, the planet and prosperity.

    “We are proud and uniquely qualified to provide the strong l...

    Consumers Energy Works with Michigan-Based Business to Help Students in 29 Counties Stay Warm This Winter Image

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    11-16-18

    Consumers Energy Works with Michigan-Based Business to Help Students in 29 Counties Stay Warm This Winter

    Helping to keep schoolchildren safe and warm this winter, Consumers Energy is working with a Michigan-based business to provide products to over 900 West and Northern Michigan schools that quickly dry cold and wet gloves and mittens.

    This week, TheGreenGloveDryer® School Project is deliver...

    With Winter on the Way, Consumers Energy Provides $2 Million to Help Michigan Families Stay Safe and Warm Image

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    11-13-18

    With Winter on the Way, Consumers Energy Provides $2 Million to Help Michigan Families Stay Safe and Warm

    As Michigan gears up for winter, Consumers Energy announced today that it is contributing $2 million to h...

    CMS Energy Announces Operations for Northwest Ohio Wind, Providing Clean Energy to General Motors Image

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    10-08-18

    CMS Energy Announces Operations for Northwest Ohio Wind, Providing Clean Energy to General Motors

    CMS Energy today celebrated Northwest Ohio Wind, a 105-megawatt wind project that will generate clean energy for General Motors for at least the next 15 years.

    Northwest Ohio Wind is owned by CMS Enterprises, a subsidiary of CMS Energy that takes a leadership role in development, ownership...

    Consumers Energy Plugs in to Clean Energy Future, Turning to Electric Vehicles for Company Employees Image

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    09-26-18

    Consumers Energy Plugs in to Clean Energy Future, Turning to Electric Vehicles for Company Employees

    Consumers Energy has announced plans to provide more electric vehicles for its employees -- a major step toward a clean energy future for Michigan.

    Consumers Energy President and CEO Patti Poppe said this morning that the company is now buying or leasing electric vehicles instead of purcha...

    Consumers Energy Kicks Off Battery Storage Era At Western Michigan University Image

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    09-17-18

    Consumers Energy Kicks Off Battery Storage Era At Western Michigan University

    Consumers Energy today ushered in a new technology on the campus of Western Michigan University, starting operation of a new large-scale battery that should store enough energy to power 1,000 homes at any time.

    “Advances in battery storage technology have now reached the scale that they po...

    Aug. 11 (8-11) Serves as Convenient Reminder for Michigan Residents to Always Contact 811 Before Digging Image

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    08-10-18

    Aug. 11 (8-11) Serves as Convenient Reminder for Michigan Residents to Always Contact 811 Before Digging

    With summer outdoor projects still in full swing, Aug. 11 or 8-11, serves as a natural reminder for Michigan residents to contact MISS DIG 811 before digging to have underground utilities marked.

    “At Consumers Energy, we care about the communities where we live, work and serve. We are comm...

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