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Tuesday | WJRT

Utility crews work to restore power after storms

Michigan's largest utilities say crews are working to finish restoring power to about 35,000 homes and business without service following three days of storms packing high winds.


Related Topix: Michigan, Energy, DTE Energy, Oakland County, MI, Macomb County, MI, CMS Energy

Tuesday |

Using social media to net qualified candidates successful for Jackson area companies

Using social media such as Facebook and Twitter has become a no-brainer tool for businesses to better promote themselves and attract more customers.


Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Energy, Marketing, Vandercook Lake, MI

Tuesday |

Less than 1,000 Muskegon County residences remain without power since storm

Less than a thousand Consumers Energy customers in Muskegon County remained without power Tuesday morning, April 15, following the Saturday wind storm that knocked down power lines and trees.


Related Topix: Muskegon County, MI, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Energy, Muskegon, MI

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WLNS-TV Lansing

Layoffs Loom At Jackson College

LANSING, Mich. Thousands of people in Mid-Michigan struggling to pay their bills could be at risk of having their utilities shut off in mid-April.


Related Topix: Lansing, MI, Flint, MI, Energy

WNEM-TV Saginaw

Storms knock out power to thousands across area

Consumers Energy is reporting a number of customers offline in Midland County. A huge pocket of outages near the Jack Barstow Airport has about 1,200 customers in the dark.


Related Topix: Energy, Midland County, MI, Sanford, MI, Genesee County, MI, Gaines, MI, Byron, MI

Northern Michigan News

Weekend storm causes serious damage

Areas of Northern Michigan suffered massive storm damage as heavy rain and high winds left washed out roadways and downed power lines in their wake.


Related Topix: Weather, Michigan, Energy, Manton, MI, Falmouth, MI, Marion, MI

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Nearly 100,000 Without Power in West Michigan

Consumers Energy sent the following statement about more than 100,000 customers without power across Michigan following Saturday's storms.


Related Topix: Energy, Michigan, Weather, Jackson, MI, Mecosta, MI

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Over 100,000 lose power across Michigan following storm, high winds

Consumers Energy crews are working to restore power to more than 100,000 of the utility's customers across the state in the wake of a storm carrying heavy rains, lightning, and winds that exceeded 60 mph.


Related Topix: Weather, Energy, Michigan, Clinton County, MI, Fowler, MI

Wed Apr 09, 2014

DTE truck downs Consumers Energy poles in East Grand Rapids, 660 still without power

A DTE truck driving in the area of Lakeside Drive and Reeds Lake Boulevard SE did not have its boom completely lowered and snagged power lines, taking down three poles, said Debra Dodd, a Consumers Energy representative.


Related Topix: Energy, Grand Rapids, MI, East Grand Rapids, MI

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Consumers Energy gets U.S. government recognition for energy efficiency programs

Consumers Energy is being recognized by the U.S. government for its energy efficiency work in Michigan homes and businesses.


Related Topix: Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

Tue Apr 01, 2014

State of Michigan

MPSC Approves Optional Energy Efficiency Program and Surcharge for...

Contact : Judy Palnau, 517-241-3323 Agency : Michigan Public Service Commission April 1, 2014 - The Michigan Public Service Commission today approved a request by Consumers Energy Company for an optional energy efficiency program and surcharge for general service metered lighting customers, making them eligible for energy savings.


Related Topix: Michigan, Energy

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

Bills will show chill for months

'There's a lag from the time they use natural gas to when they receive the bill for that usage.


Related Topix: Energy, Livingston County, MI

Sat Mar 29, 2014

WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

Consumers Energy Boasts Record-Setting Walk for Warmth Results

Consumers Energy says employees contributed a record amount of money to help Michigan residents stay warm this winter, raising more than $275,000 through Walk for Warmth events across the state.


Related Topix: Energy

Thu Mar 27, 2014

WSAE-FM Spring Arbor

Hosmer Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation receives Consumers Energy Grant

At SAU, learning happens in our 97+ majors and programs , but it doesn't end there.


Related Topix: Energy, Michigan, Spring Arbor University, DePaul University

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Consumers Energy Foundation awards $1,600 in grants to three Genesee County organizations

The Consumers Energy Foundation awarded $1,600 in grants to three Genesee County organizations to recognize outstanding volunteerism of employees at the Consumers Energy Flint service center, 3201 E. Court St. in Flint.


Related Topix: Energy, Genesee County, MI, Flint, MI, Grand Blanc, MI

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Records: Consumers Energy response to December ice storm better than BWL

In response to December's devastating ice storm, Consumers Energy restored power to almost twice as many customers in Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties and finished three days sooner than the Lansing Board of Water & Light, utility and Public Service Commission records show.


Related Topix: Energy, Lansing, MI, Michigan

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Crain's Detroit Business

Proposed House bill would deregulate rates for Edison, Consumers

Electric rates in Michigan would no longer be regulated under a proposal aimed at opening up electric choice in the state.


Related Topix: Michigan, Energy, Clarklake, MI, Detroit, MI

Wed Mar 19, 2014

WILX-TV Lansing

CMS Buys Electricity from Waste-Powered Generators

CMS Energy Corp. has announced a plan to buy back power that its customers produce from farm animal waste, sewage and other organic material.


Related Topix: Energy, CMS Energy, Lansing, MI

Electric Energy Online

Consumers Energy Developing Source of Renewable Energy Through New...

Consumers Energy is developing renewable energy supplies for the future with a new program in which it will buy electricity produced by anaerobic digesters.


Related Topix: Energy, Agriculture, Science


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