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Addressing the Cost of Home Heating for Working Families

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This article series is sponsored by Consumers Energy and went through our normal editorial review process. 

Consumers Energy Named “Business Customer Champion” by Market Strategies International

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Consumers Energy has been named a “Business Customer Champion” in an independent national survey of energy providers.

Market Strategies International recognized Consumers Energy as one of 18 energy providers in its Utility Trusted Brand & Customer Engagement™: Business, a Cogent Reports™ study. The study measures engaged customer relationships by surveying business customers of energy providers on brand trust, product experience and service satisfaction.

VIDEO | Don’t Struggle With Your Utility Bills This Winter

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Winter has officially hit West Michigan and the freezing temperatures have arrived.  For many families the cost of keeping the heat on hits close to home.

Visit the Eight West website to learn more.

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Newsweek Ranks Consumers Energy as #1 Company in Michigan in Annual "Green Rankings"

Recognition Reflects Commitment to Environment, Providing Clean Energy
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JACKSON, Mich., Dec. 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy has been ranked as Michigan’s top company – and ninth in the nation – in Newsweek’s annual “Green Rankings,” a reflection of its commitment to environmental principles that are good for its home state of Michigan and customers. Consumers Energy was flanked by Apple and Johnson & Johnson on the list of top performing companies in the country. California-based Cisco Systems finished first overall.

Consumers Energy Delivers $2.6 Million Check to General Motors for Energy Efficiency Measures

GM Reduces Enough Energy to Power 350 Houses, Heat 2,100 Homes
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FLINT, Mich., December 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – General Motors Flint Complex has received a $2.6 million incentive payment from Consumers Energy for energy efficiency upgrades, part of the energy provider’s commitment to helping businesses across Michigan lower their energy costs. Consumers Energy President and CEO Patti Poppe presented the incentive check to GM officials at the Flint Assembly plant today.

Gifts of Energy an Ideal Way to Help Others on Giving Tuesday

Consumers Energy Gift Certificates Can Help People in Need
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JACKSON, Mich., November 28, 2017/3BL Media/ - Gifts of Energy from Consumers Energy offer a convenient solution for those who want to help others this Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday (#GivingTuesday) is a global day where people are encouraged to donate time, goods or their voice in order to assist those in need.

Consumers Energy Provides $100,000 Payment to Jackson Manufacturer for Using Less Energy on Hottest Days

Gerdau among 125 businesses to reduce energy, lowering costs for others
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JACKSON, Mich., November 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ - A Jackson manufacturer is being rewarded with an $100,000 incentive from Consumers Energy for its effort to help lower energy costs for homes and businesses across Michigan.

Consumers Energy Program Installed New Water Heater at Kalamazoo Gospel Mission

Consumers has helped 1,300 non-profits across Michigan save 1.5 million in energy costs since the program launched in 2013
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BY: Mike Krafcik

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) — Crews installed new hot water heaters at the Kalamazoo Gospel Mission thanks to Consumers Energy. The upgrades are part of a company-funded program to help non-profits save money on energy costs and Newschannel 3's Mike Krafcik reported on the program. The program received a Governor's Energy Excellence Award for its work in October. The goal of the program is to help non-profits, whom are often on tight budgets, to spend more money on their programs and less on their energy bills.

Consumers Energy Receives Perfect Score in National Corporate Equality Index

One of 14 Michigan Employers Recognized for LGBTQ Workplace Equality
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JACKSON, Mich., November 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy has received a perfect score on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index, a national survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

Consumers Energy was one of 14 Michigan companies with a 100 percent score on the annual survey. It was also one of 17 energy providers in the U.S. to receive top marks.

Consumers Energy Says Help is Available for Those in Need as Winter Weather Sets in Across Michigan

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Keeping costs low

Consumers Energy works to keep heating costs low for Michigan homes and businesses:

  • The price that customers pay for natural gas is nearly 60 percent lower than a decade ago.
  • Consumers Energy keeps prices low by 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.
  • Learn more about ways to reduce your energy use: www.ConsumersEnergy.com/energyanswers  
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Keeping costs low

Consumers Energy works to keep heating costs low for Michigan homes and businesses:

  • The price that customers pay for natural gas is nearly 60 percent lower than a decade ago.
  • Consumers Energy keeps prices low by 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.
  • Learn more about ways to reduce your energy use: www.ConsumersEnergy.com/energyanswers  

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