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  1. Consumers Energy says major solar project operational in western MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    Our sister station WOOD-TV reports 11,000 solar panels are installed on a 17-acre plot of land just south of Grand Valley State University's main campus in Allendale. Consumers Energy says the solar garden started producing energy for commercial use Monday.

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  2. Consumers Energy Makes Commitment to Economic Development, Ingenuity with Innovation CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | Electric Energy Online

    Consumers Energy officials demonstrated their commitment to their hometown and Michigan by celebrating their new Innovation Center, a downtown hub to promote leading-edge ideas within the company, the community and across Michigan. "The Consumers Energy Innovation Center will serve as a space where our company can continue to explore new ideas, methods and technology across industries," said Patti Poppe, Consumers Energy's CEO-elect.

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  3. Consumers Energy Makes Commitment to Economic Development, Ingenuity with Innovation CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | Electric Energy Online

    Consumers Energy officials demonstrated their commitment to their hometown and Michigan by celebrating their new Innovation Center, a downtown hub to promote leading-edge ideas within the company, the community and across Michigan. "The Consumers Energy Innovation Center will serve as a space where our company can continue to explore new ideas, methods and technology across industries," said Patti Poppe, Consumers Energy's CEO-elect.

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  4. 'Innovation is creativity with a job to do:' Consumers Energy unveils Innovation CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | MLive.com

    "The Anchor Initiative came together because we know that the next demographic, the Millenial generation, is not actually attracted to lakes and golf courses like us old people," Consumers Energy President and CEO-in-waiting Patti Poppe said at the event. "Thought I should do some focus group testing, so I moved downtown for several months over on Pearl Street right across from the Grand River Brewery.

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  5. Consumers Energy opens innovation center in JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Powhatan Today

    ... (Taylor Irby/Jackson Citizen Patriot via AP) Carol Boyk, left, Greg Griffin, center, and Guy Packard, all Consumers Energy employees, hold a meeting during the grand opening of Consumer Energy's new Innovation Center, Friday, April 15, 2016, in ...

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  6. Consumers Energy Opens Innovation CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | WILX-TV Lansing

    ... Jackson, Mich. (WILX) An old building in Jackson is going to be the home of some new ideas for Mid-Michigan Consumers Energy held a grand opening for its Innovation Center on Friday. It's located in the former Woolworth store on Michigan Avenue. The ...

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  7. Consumers Energy hopes to innovate Downtown JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    Consumers Energy Vice President Glenn Barba said, "it took some vision especially from {CEO-Elect} Patti Poppe to take a look at an old building that's been vacant for a long time and see what it could be, what it really means to this community." This four story building on 165 W. Michigan Avenue will help potential startup companies with the goal of jump starting downtown development.

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  8. Consumers Energy Gets Ready To Close Plant After 64 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... 327-2900 Map Directions Send a comment or suggestion to the CBS Detroit web [] LUNA PIER, Mich. (AP) - Consumers Energy is getting ready to shut down a coal-fired southeastern Michigan power plant that's been operating for 64 years. The utility ...

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  9. Coal-fired plant closes next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Toledo Blade

    Say good-bye to the coal-fired J.R. Whiting power plant along the Lake Erie shoreline in Monroe County's Erie Township. The 328-megawatt plant, which opened in 1952, is the oldest and smallest of the coal-fired power plants in the Consumers Energy fleet.

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  10. 'Who says you can't go home:' Jackson County native set to take reins of Consumers EnergyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | MLive.com

    ... management positions at General Motors -- where her husband, Eric, still works. Poppe currently serves as Consumers Energy's senior vice president of distribution operations, engineering and transmission, a role she's had since returning to Jackson ...

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  11. 'Classic Seven' power plants to shut down April 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | Michigan Radio

    Seven of Consumers Energy's oldest and smallest coal-burning power plants will shut down for good on April 15. "Power plants obviously do go on and offline at different times," says Wheeler. "Sometimes plants get shut down for maintenance.

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  12. Consumers Energy 'Classic Seven' coal fired plants to go cold and dark by April 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | MLive.com

    The "Classic 7" refers to Consumers Energy's oldest coal fired plants in Michigan, all of which will be closed down by April 15, 2016. Greening of the Great Lakes host Kirk Heinze welcomes back Brian Wheeler , the senior public information director for Consumers Energy, to give more details and discuss implications of these shutdowns on Michigan's energy future.

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  13. Consumers Energy to Complete Meter Installations Next Year; Reaches Halfway PointRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2016 | DVDCreation Reviews

    The project will be completed next year, when 1.8 million customers have access to more information and control over how they use their energy. "The meter sends us one text-type message of each home and businesses' energy use for the day, assuring our customers receive an accurate bill each month," said The upgraded electric meters now send daily energy use information to Consumers Energy, enhancing billing accuracy through the elimination of estimated meter reads and providing customers with access to their energy use information online.

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  14. What you need to know about Consumers Energy's shutdown of the 'Classic Seven'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | MLive.com

    Consumers Energy is closing its seven oldest coal plants in April 2016, which the company says will allow it to further invest in wind and other renewable energy sources. Once the seven plants close, Consumers will switch to the natural gas plant it purchased in 2012 in Jackson.

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  15. Consumers Energy employees volunteer amid Flint water crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | WJRT

    ... AVAILABLE ON LINE AT WWW.READY.GOV/WINTER. . Stay tuned to ABC12 for the latest information. (03/22/16) - Consumers Energy employees are volunteering in Flint as part of efforts to help residents amid the city's crisis with lead-tainted water. The ...

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  16. Consumers Energy employees volunteer amid Flint water crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | WILX-TV Lansing

    Consumers Energy employees are volunteering in Flint as part of efforts to help residents amid the city's crisis with lead-tainted water. The unit of Jackson-based CMS Energy Corp. says about 75 workers are handing out water door-to-door and volunteering at water distribution locations this week.

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  17. Consumers Energy on track to close 7 coal-fired power plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | WJRT

    ... units 1, 2 and 3 in Luna Pier. The plants are capable of generating nearly 1,000 megawatts of electricity. Consumers Energy says power generated by the Jackson Gas Plant that it bought will replace power from the seven coal-fired plants and it plans ...

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  18. Consumers Energy's Classic Seven Coal Plants Shutting DownRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2016 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Collectively, the plants - affectionately nicknamed the "Classic Seven" - are capable of generating nearly 1,000 megawatts of electricity. Only one other utility in the U.S. is retiring a higher percentage of its coal generation than Consumers Energy.

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  19. Lights out for thousands after winds reach 55 mphRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    ... . We'll have the latest updates on 6 News at 5, 6, 11 and 6 This Morning. To monitor the progress of Consumers Energy customers, visit www.consumersenergy.com/outagemap . To report an outage, call 800-477-5050. To access the Lansing Board of Water ...

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  20. Dozens without power in Saginaw, Midland countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | MLive.com

    According to the online Consumers Energy Outage Map , 54 Saginaw County customers and 16 Midland County customers were without power as of about 7:45 a.m. Wednesday. MLive Chief Meteorologist Mark Torregrossa reports much of Lower Michigan could have a "very windy Wednesday," with gusts of more than 50 mph in many spots.

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