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Consumers Energy | Environmental Responsibility

Our environmental policy is a promise to keep priorities in check. That means providing you with reliable energy while keeping our environment protected for generations to come.

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Environmental Leader | First of Its Kind Loan: Barclays’ Borrower Pays Less if Sustainability Targets are Met
by Jennifer Hermes In a first in the US, a company has entered into a syndicated sustainability-linked revolving loan. CMS Energy and its subsidiary, Consumers Energy, have entered into $1.4 billion revolving credit facilities from Barclays, the sole Sustainability Structuring Agent on the loan. This means that CMS can reduce its interest rate on the new credit by meeting...
Jul 2, 2018 9:10 AM ET
Leaving It Better: Consumers Energy Protects Bees, Butterflies During Natural Gas Pipeline Project
Tom Hess has worked with many companies during his 28-year career as an environmental inspector. In many cases, Hess has experienced clients who tolerate his environmental recommendations, or do only what’s required — often with pressure. Thus, Hess wasn’t sure what to expect when he proposed spending extra money to restore construction areas on a major natural gas pipeline...
Jun 21, 2018 2:20 PM ET
VIDEO | Ottawa County Plant Home to 3 New Peregrine Chicks
PORT SHELDON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Two people scaled the stacks of an Ottawa County power plant Friday, in hopes of helping an endangered species rebound in Michigan. Representatives from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Consumers Energy climbed the JH Campbell Generating Complex in West Olive to band three peregrine falcon chicks. ...
May 29, 2018 11:55 AM ET
Consumers Energy: It's Time - Clean Energy Goal
For us, loving Michigan means more than providing power. It means giving Michigan the power to be its best by leading the way in protecting the environment. We've challenged ourselves to completely eliminate the use of coal for generating electricity by 2040, and to cut carbon emissions by 80%. At the same time, more than 40% of the energy produced will come from renewable sources and energy...
Apr 23, 2018 9:10 AM ET
$16 Million Storage System Helps Consumers Energy's Campbell Plant Protect Environment
Consumers Energy recently completed construction of a $16 million concrete tank system to process and collect bottom ash at the Campbell generating plant on the shore of Lake Michigan near Holland. The five-tank system helps protect groundwater and promote beneficial reuse of about 50,000 tons of coal ash generated by Campbell’s three coal-fired units each year. “This is a major...
Apr 3, 2018 9:55 AM ET