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  1. Crews Working To Restore Power Across MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | WILX-TV Lansing

    ... DTE Energy Co. says about 30,000 DTE Energy Co. customers were without power around midday Tuesday. The Consumers Energy unit of Jackson-based CMS Energy Corp.'s Consumers Energy says about 11,000 of its customers were without service. Meanwhile, ...

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  2. Consumers Energy first Michigan utility to test droneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    Consumers Energy launched an unmanned aerial vehicle for the first time yesterday, becoming the first energy company in Michigan to receive approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to test the machine. Consumers spokesman Terry DeDoes says the company is assessing whether the UAV can be used to better serve its customers.

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  3. H-E-B, Publix and Trader Joea s Earn Top Emotion Scores In Temkin Group ResearchRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | Grocery Headquarters

    ... Health Care , Spirit Airlines , Fox Rent A Car , Consolidated Edison of NY , Hitachi , BB&T , Blackboard , Consumers Energy Company , Sears , Dollar Rent A Car , Bi-Lo , Comcast , and Jeep all earned ratings that are 12 or more points BELOW their ...

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  4. Crews work to restore power to thousands across MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... DTE Energy Co. says about 31,000 DTE Energy Co. customers were without power on Tuesday morning. The Consumers Energy unit of Jackson-based CMS Energy Corp.'s Consumers Energy says about 11,000 of its customers were without service. Meanwhile, the ...

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  5. Severe storms headed to Cadillac area this afternoon, eveningRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    ... event is the question mark. The potential is there," he said. With severe weather potentially coming, Consumers Energy spokesperson Roger Morgenstern it will be important to residents to be prepared in case of power outages. That includes having at ...

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  6. Scholarship honors utility worker struck, killed by vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | WJRT

    The Consumers Energy Foundation is supporting a scholarship program to honor a utility worker who was struck and killed by a vehicle three years ago. Jeffrey H. Creel of Bronson was hit June 22, 2012, while the journeyman line worker for Consumers Energy investigated a downed power line near Jonesville.

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  7. Consumers Energy debuts drone to monitor utility linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    ... ltimately mean lower costs for the company and lower rates. The newspaper says approval from the FAA allows Consumers Energy to use a drone for inspections in Jackson, Mason and Tuscola counties.

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  8. Consumers Energy debuts new drone technology to monitor utility linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | MLive.com

    Consumers Energy launched an unmanned aerial vehicle in Cement City to inspect utility poles and help determine whether the emerging technology can improve customer service, utility reps said Monday, June 22. The remote controlled UAV can transport a 14-pound payload and can be used to inspect utility lines and take thermal and regular video images, Consumers Energy rep Andrew Bordine said. U.S. Senator Gary Peters, D-Michigan, was on hand during the launch event Monday morning, and said Consumers Energy has the opportunity "to be a big leader" in the use of UAVs for utility line work and review.

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  9. Gov. Rick Snyder: Consumers Energy, DTE Energy each to invest $5...Read the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | State of Michigan

    LANSING, Mich. Businesses across the state could get a boost from a combined $10 billion commitment from DTE Energy and Consumers Energy as part of the state's Pure Michigan Business Connect program, Gov. Rick Snyder said.

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  10. A $10 billion promise could be boon for Michigan businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | MLive.com

    Consumers Energy and DTE Energy have promised to spend $5 billion each with Michigan companies over the next five years through the state's Pure Michigan Business Connect program. Pure Michigan Business Connect is a program that connects big purchasers, like the utility companies, with Michigan businesses.

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  11. Veteran's death prompts calls for better utility shutoff rulesRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... release on Monday. The companies should form part of a "collaborative work group" to discuss any changes. Consumers Energy Company, which shut off natural gas service days before Skelley's death, has been asked to take a leading role in those ...

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  12. MPSC Adopts Recommendations to Improve Ways Utilities Communicate...Read the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | State of Michigan

    June 15, 2015 - The Michigan Public Service Commission today approved of and adopted the recommendations made by the MPSC staff in its April 30 report on the circumstances of a natural gas shut-off in Hazel Park, where hypothermia was reported to be a possible contributing factor to a death that occurred there. Specifically, the Commission today directed the MPSC staff, all regulated gas and electric utilities and other interested stakeholders to convene a collaborative work group to identify industry best practices on ways to better communicate with and protect vulnerable customers during extreme weather conditions, with Consumers Energy Company playing a lead role in organizing the collaborative.

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  13. MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Consumers Energy...Read the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | State of Michigan

    June 15, 2015 The Michigan Public Service Commission today approved a settlement agreement authorizing Consumers Energy Company to recover $333,459 from electric customers in the Oct. 2015 billing month. Residential customers using 500 kilowatt-hours of electricity per month will see an increase in the surcharge of 6 cents during that billing month.

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  14. Consumers Energy Offers Seven Energy-Saving Tips to Help Michigan Residents Beat the Heat This SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Electric Energy Online

    Consumers Energy is reminding Michigan residents that, even as temperatures climb, there are many ways to reduce energy bills and still stay cool this summer. "People should know they can take simple steps to manage their energy usage and reduce their costs," said Garrick Rochow, Consumers Energy's vice president and chief customer officer.

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  15. 'I just feel like half of me is gone': Jackson resident's husband dies in Germany during vacationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... is just a blur." Despite dying overseas, Nancy said Ed's death is hitting some close home. A retired Consumers Energy employee, Ed was very involved in Boy Scouts and with local Troop 312, she said. "Some of the kids are going through grief ...

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  16. Consumers Energy Rewards Volunteering by Two Senior Citizens of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Electric Energy Online

    Consumers Energy has presented a $1,000 check to each of the two 2015 Michigan Senior Citizens of the Year. The presentation took place on the Capitol lawn during Older Michiganians Day, which drew nearly 1,000 seniors June 2 to the Capitol from across Michigan.

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  17. Power outage hits parts of west JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    Power went down along parts of W. Gunson Street just before 10:00 a.m. It's not known what caused the transformer to fail. Consumers Energy crews are working to replace the transformer.

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  18. Power line sparks, catches fire and causes power outage in JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | MLive.com

    According to the Consumers Energy Outage Map, between 51 and 200 people are without power in the area.

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  19. Consumers Energy to install buoys below dams for safetyRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2015 | Washington Times

    Consumers Energy is working with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to install buoys to help warn the public to stay out of potentially unsafe areas immediately downstream of hydro-electric dams. The unit of Jackson-based CMS Energy Corp. says Friday it plans to put in buoys this month at the Foote, Cooke, and Croton dams.

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  20. Consumers Energy cleaning up contaminants from site of 19th Century gas plant in JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | MLive.com

    Now, 65 years after closing a manufactured gas plant in Jackson, Consumers Energy is cleaning up the site at the intersection of Cooper Street and Franklin Street.

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