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  1. Switch project pushes Consumers Energy to expand wind farmRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 |

    When Switch was eyeing Michigan as a location for a massive data center, the Nevada tech firm was looking for energy that was reliable, sustainable and affordable. "We didn't know how to exactly get there but we committed," said Garrick Rochow, Consumers senior vice president for distribution and customer operations.


  2. Michigan Theatre to save $20,000 a year via Consumers Energy helpRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 |

    While maintaining its historic feel, the Michigan Theatre of Jackson is embracing a flair for the future.


  3. Scale Model T truck assembled by creative Keicher third gradersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 |

    Cardboard was everywhere as four third graders from Michigan Center's Keicher Elementary School assembled a scale Model T truck Friday morning. The construction of the truck at the Consumers Energy Innovation Center in downtown Jackson on May 12 was part of the Model T Challenge run by Kevin Honeycutt, creator of the " ArtSnacks " learning community.


  4. Palisades contract buy-out could save Consumers Energy customers millionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 |

    A state commission is working to determine if ending a nuclear power purchase contract could save Consumers Energy customers between $54 million and $1.1 billion from 2018 to 2022. New Orleans-based Entergy Corp. intends to permanently shut down the Palisades nuclear power plant on Oct. 1. Consumers Energy Company's plan to terminate a 15-year contract to purchase power from the plant was the focus of back-to-back public meetings hosted by the Michigan Public Service Commission Monday in Lawrence.


  5. New park opens in downtown JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    ... when it was Jacksonburg and the town was established," said Mayor Bill Jors. Located on the site of the old Consumers Energy headquarters on Michigan Avenue, the $640,000 project came together thanks to city funds, grants, and donations from local ...


  6. WordPress conference to teach website building basics in JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 |

    The conference, called WordCamp, is Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6, at the Consumers Energy Innovation Center, 165 W. Michigan Ave., in Jackson. Attendees can register at for $20.


  7. Consumers Energy, GVSU celebrate opening of leadership centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 |

    On Friday, April 28, Consumers Energy and Grand Valley State University celebrated the opening of its newest building, the John G. Russell Leadership Center. "We have upwards of 40 percent projected retirement over the next four to five years and, as a result, we need to prepare for our future."


  8. Consumers Energy This Arbor Day, Consumers Energy Encourages Michigan ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Electric Energy Online

    With Arbor Day being celebrated on Friday, Consumers Energy is reminding Michigan residents to choose the right tree for the right place as they plant and to always call MISS DIG 811 before putting a shovel in the ground. "Spring is a great time of year to plant trees and do work around the house.


  9. Sunday morning power outage planned for Sparta village and townshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 |

    Electrical service will be interrupted for four hours on Sunday, April 30 in portions of the Village of Sparta and Sparta Township in northern Kent County, according to Consumers Energy officials. The service interruption is scheduled to begin at 2 a.m. Sunday and will allow utility crews to take a Consumers Energy electrical sub-station in the village out of service to safely repair equipment.


  10. City Council CandidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | WKHM-AM Jackson

    ... The incumbent Frounfelker was called out by commenters during the NDO deliberations because he works for Consumers Energy. Many thought he should recuse himself after the energy company announced that they were in favor of the ordinance. Susan ...


  11. Get ready for construction, detours on Michigan Avenue in JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 |

    ... new drainage, sidewalk, signals, water main relocation and more. Utility work already is in progress, as Consumers Energy moves gas and electrical lines. The conversion of Louis Glick Highway and Washington Avenue to two-way streets is also planned ...


  12. Work begins on coal tar removal from former gas plant siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... preparation set to begin in May, The Flint Journal ( reported. An investigation into Consumers Energy's former plant site has been ongoing since the late 1990s, said Barr Engineering geologist Karma Hughes. The remediation ...


  13. Consumers Energy embraces a green mentality for Earth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 |

    Consumers Energy employees clean up Jackson in honor of Earth Day


  14. a oeEarth Daya projects set for JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    Today Consumers Energy employees will fan out across five different sites in the city of Jackson volunteering to help clean and beautify the areas. From 9:00 a.m. to noon they're picking up trash, cutting back overgrowth and raking debris from areas.


  15. City saves $1.65 million refinancing Consumers headquarters bondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 |

    The city of Jackson still has 13 years of payments left on the bonds used to prepare the space for Consumers Energy's headquarters at 1 Energy Plaza. The city of Jackson's Brownfield Redevelopment Authority refinanced bonds at a 2.64-percent interest rate with Huntington Bank, effective April 26. The previous rate varied from 4.2 to 4.375 percent, City Finance Director and brownfield board member Phil Hones said.


  16. State to schedules public hearings on potential Palisades closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | Michigan Radio

    The Michigan Public Service Commission is trying to decide if closing the Palisades nuclear power plant in southwest Michigan will save customers money. MPSC must sign off on Consumers Energy Company's plan to end its agreement with Entergy, the company that own Palisades, early.


  17. Consumers Energy Receives U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...Read the original story

    Apr 6, 2017 |

    Consumers Energy this morning was again honored nationally for its excellence and commitment to energy efficiency with the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. "We work to provide energy efficiency solutions that have helped Michigan households and businesses to save over $1 billion on their monthly energy bills since 2009," said Ted Ykimoff, Consumers Energy's director of energy efficiency programs.


  18. Consumers Energy Recognized by the EPARead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | WKHM-AM Jackson

    Consumers Energy has been recognized nationally by the EPA for it's commitment to energy efficiency. Consumers has been awarded the ENERGY STARA Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.


  19. Consumers Energy looking to buy natural gas plant(s) in Michigan's Lower PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | Michigan Radio

    Consumers Energy wants to buy a power plant fired by natural gas to help replace the energy produced by the Palisades nuclear plant. Consumers hopes the state will approve an agreement it has with Entergy, which owns Palisades, to close the nuclear plant near South Haven in 2018.


  20. Vacant downtown Jackson building to be purchased by city at $225,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 |

    ... NaDell said. "It's bittersweet because I really wanted to see the project through, but I work full time (at Consumers Energy). I own Angie's Attic and I have other investment properties." The property is sandwiched between City Hall and the future ...