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Consumers Energy | Supporting Our Communities

Consumers Energy and the Consumers Energy Foundation give Michigan cities, towns and neighborhoods the extra support needed to build communities that we’re proud to call home. We strengthen local education, social services, the environment, and community, economic and cultural development.

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Consumers Energy Plans New Grand Rapids Headquarters
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy’s investment in West Michigan continues with plans announced today for a new $20 million headquarters in the city of Grand Rapids to serve the fastest-growing region of its company. The building will house up to 275 employees who support the design and delivery of energy service in the Grand Rapids area, the company’s...
Mar 19, 2018 9:35 AM ET
Consumers Energy: Sometimes Caring for Our Communities Requires Crossing State Lines
More than 140 employees and contractors arrived in Pennsylvania on Tuesday afternoon to assist with restoration efforts after Nor'easter Storm Riley left nearly two million customers in the Northeast U.S. without power. “In the past, we were fortunate to be supported by out-of-state crews following major storms," said Guy Packard, Consumers Energy vice president of electric energy...
Mar 9, 2018 9:10 AM ET
Consumers Energy: Replacing Coal Plants with Sustainable Alternatives
As an important part of our transition to clean energy sources, and commitment to build a sustainable future for our company, the people of Michigan and the environment we share, we retired our seven oldest coal-fired generating plants on April 15, 2016. Retiring these plants will result in a 25% reduction in our carbon footprint, a 40% reduction in air borne sulfur dioxide, nitrogen...
Mar 6, 2018 9:25 AM ET
Green Glove Dryer Now in Every Elementary School Classroom in Jackson County
An innovative collaboration between Consumers Energy and a Michigan business is helping keep students in over 500 elementary classrooms warm this winter. Consumers Energy provided funding for The Green Glove Dryer to place 2,500 of its devices, which help dry gloves and other items, for free in classrooms in schools across the energy provider’s home of Jackson County, Mich. "It's a...
Feb 16, 2018 10:10 AM ET
As Temperatures Plunge, Heating Costs Rise -- but Help Is Available to Keep the Heat on at Home
Temperatures plunged across the Midwest this week, and if the bitter cold isn't bad enough, energy costs are rising. Bigger bills are expected to show up in January and already, 90,000 Consumer Energy customers are behind on their heating bill payments. So Newschannel 3's Rachel Glaser went searching for ways to rein in those heating bills. ...
Jan 2, 2018 10:35 AM ET