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.
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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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Wed Mar 19, 2014
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.
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.