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  1. Power Outage Strikes Holland's North SideHOLLAND TWP., MI (WHTC) a "...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | WHTC

    HOLLAND TWP., MI More than a thousand Consumers Energy customers on Holland's North Side had a powerless lunch on Tuesday. Officials of the Jackson-based utility say that the most affected area was west of Butternut Drive, south of Quincy Street, and north of Lake Macatawa.

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  2. wheelchairRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    ... Governor Brian Calley and Michigan Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein spoke to a group of employees at Consumers Energy, and called on other companies across the state to hire disabled workers. McNeill says she's glad to work for a company that ...

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  3. Lt. Gov. Brian CalleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    Michigan Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley and Michigan Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein will be in Jackson Monday addressing employees of Consumers Energy. Calley is a longtime advocate of people with disabilities and Bernstein became the state's first blind Supreme Court Justice in 2015.

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  4. MPSC directs staff to draft cybersecurity rulesRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 22 | State of Michigan

    ... business or customer information. Case No. U-17943: The MPSC approved a settlement agreement authorizing Consumers Energy Company to implement a base gas cost recovery (GCR) factor of $2.8328 per thousand cubic feet of natural gas for the 12-month ...

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  5. Many Still Without Power in jacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 19 | WKHM-AM Jackson

    If you are one of those patiently waiting for power to be restored after Friday night's powerful storm, you can get outage information from Consumers Energy's website consumersenergy.com

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  6. CMS Energy Names Jean-Francois Brossoit as Vice President of Transformation and Shared ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | Electric Energy Online

    ... n Lansing. CMS Energy (NYSE: CMS) is a Michigan-based company that has an electric and natural gas utility, Consumers Energy, as its primary business and also owns and operates independent power generation businesses.

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  7. Consumers Energy Help Is Available: Consumers Energy's CARE Program...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 | Electric Energy Online

    More than 16,000 Michigan households will receive assistance from Consumers Energy to stay warm this winter through its CARE program, part of the energy provider's commitment to extend help to its customers facing hardship. "CARE is one of the most powerful tools that we offer at Consumers Energy to help people manage their energy bills," said Chad Miller, Consumers Energy's manager of low-income programs.

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  8. Guest column: Consumers Energy proud to support Jackson's United Way effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 13 | MLive.com

    ... has been a leader and a valuable resource to do so much good in this community. That's why I'm proud that Consumers Energy, its employees and retirees have been able to raise more than $1 million for the United Way this year. It's the second ...

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  9. Springport shooting victims were on crime spree prior to their deaths, police reports sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 11 | MLive.com

    ... punishable by up to four years in prison and or a $5,000 fine. Lawrence said he first thought someone from Consumers Energy was on his property due to one of the two wearing a bright florescent cap, according to a transcript of his interview with ...

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  10. Consumers Energy's Hunting Policy Protects Safety of Workers, NeighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 11 | PR Newswire

    "Our goal is to protect the safety of neighbors along our 98,000 miles of rights of way as well as our employees working in those areas, and others," said , Consumers Energy's director of corporate security. "This also addresses the concerns of neighboring landowners who are concerned about trespassers entering from Consumers Energy's property."

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  11. MPSC asks for additional information on proposed settlement that...Read the original story

    Monday Nov 7 | State of Michigan

    ... MPSC staff to convene, by Jan. 30, 2017, a one day technical conference on demand response (DR), including Consumers Energy, DTE Electric, and other interested parties to discuss the already completed potential studies, proposed next steps and to ...

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  12. Fitch Rates CMS Energy Corporation's Senior Notes 'BBB'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Business Wire

    ... and for general corporate purposes. CMS' ratings benefit from the company's ownership of regulated utility Consumers Energy Company (Consumers, 'A-'/Outlook Stable), which accounts for greater than 95% of consolidated EBITDA. Consumers' low-risk ...

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  13. Consumers Energy Consumers Energy Emphasizes Protection During Carbon ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Electric Energy Online

    Consumers Energy is reminding Michigan residents to protect themselves against carbon monoxide poisoning during Carbon Monoxide Safety and Awareness Week, declared by Gov. Rick Snyder to be Oct. 23-29 this year. "Carbon monoxide is odorless, tasteless and colorless, and with colder temperatures on the horizon there is no better time to share important information about carbon monoxide and how to avoid becoming a victim of this 'silent killer,' the leading cause of poisoning in the United States," said Charles Crews, Consumers Energy vice president of gas operations.

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  14. Utilities Remind MI Residents Of Carbon Monoxide DangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    This is the time of year when Michigan utilities want you to start thinking about the dangers of carbon monoxide. Consumers Energy spokesperson Debra Dodd tells WSJM News home appliances are the most common cause of carbon monoxide leaks, so there are preventive steps you can take.

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  15. Consumers Energy to help families keep lights, heat onRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | WJRT

    Consumers Energy is partnering with five nonprofits to make $12 million available to help Michigan residents keep their power on this winter. The Jackson-based utility says Monday that the nonprofits will provide the funding and work directly with people who need help managing their energy bills.

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  16. Consumers Energy To Help Families Keep Lights, Heat OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... 327-2900 Map Directions Send a comment or suggestion to the CBS Detroit web [...] JACKSON, Mich. (AP) - Consumers Energy is partnering with five nonprofits to make $12 million available to help Michigan residents keep their power on this winter. The ...

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  17. $12 million from Consumers Energy, partners will keep 30,000 Michiganders warm this winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | MLive.com

    ... can act today, and as the Michigan winter arrives they stay ahead of their energy bills," Garrick Rochow, Consumers Energy's senior vice president of distribution and customer operations, said in a press release. "Michigan always has cold winters, ...

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  18. Consumers Energy Customers Continue to Pay Lower Prices for Natural Gas This WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | PR Newswire

    That price has fallen by Consumers Energy is able to keep prices low thanks to a strategy of buying gas when it costs less in the summer and storing it the company's underground storage system, the largest of its type in the nation. The gas can then be used in the winter, helping Consumers Energy avoid buying gas that would be more expensive.

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  19. Sagging line possible cause of power outages in portion of Genesee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | MLive.com

    Consumers Energy is still working on the cause behind multiple power outages for customers during the past week in northeast Genesee County. Three outages took place over the past seven days, including Sunday, Oct. 2, mid-week, and Friday, Oct. 7 that left thousands in the dark for varying chunks of time in Otisville, Forest and Richfield townships, and Davison area.

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  20. 1,000 dogs downed by Consumers Energy employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | MLive.com

    Before Consumers Energy employees began their fundraising "Coney Challenge," they had to point out a 911 dialer, CPR volunteer and AED operator. Let's just say things got pretty serious -- as in 108 people eating every coney in the building serious -- 1,000 dogs.

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