How Public-Private Partnerships Keep Michigan Cozy and Warm

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How Public-Private Partnerships Keep Michigan Cozy and Warm

We don’t need to mince words here; Michigan is cold. Up to one in five households need help with their power bills. For families living close to the edge, paying for heating fuel in the winter months can be a serious burden. That’s why Consumers Energy works with local government organizations, charitable organizations NGOs and other companies to provide fuel assistance. In this series sponsored by Consumers Energy, we explore how a community comes together to take care of its own in a time of need.

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Michigan 2-1-1: State-of-the-Art Planning Keeps Residents Warm
This article series is sponsored by Consumers Energy and went through our normal editorial review process.  Last month, when sub-zero temperatures swept through Midwestern and Northeastern states, one centralized agency in Michigan was already marshalling resources to help those in need. Michigan 2-1-1, a state-supported consortium of nonprofits, businesses, governments and...
Feb 2, 2018 12:15 PM ET
In Michigan, Walk for Warmth Combines Corporate and Grassroots Action to Help With Winter Heating Costs
This article series is sponsored by Consumers Energy and went through our normal editorial review process.  As within much of the U.S., economic prospects have improved across Michigan. But a recent report ...
Jan 30, 2018 2:30 PM ET
Consumers Energy Helps Close the Gap in Heating Costs During Harsh Michigan Winters
This article series is sponsored by Consumers Energy and went through our normal editorial review process.  Each winter in Michigan, the question we all ask ourselves is: How cold will it get this year? For most, the question is simple enough – check the Farmer’s Almanac, tune into the weather forecast, ask a few friends or co-workers what they’ve heard. And, if...
Jan 5, 2018 8:20 AM ET
Addressing the Cost of Home Heating for Working Families
This article series is sponsored by Consumers Energy and went through our normal editorial review process.  For more than a third of American earners, paying monthly bills is a challenge. For...
Dec 20, 2017 5:00 PM ET