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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  

Saving Lives Is Focus of Michigan Carbon Monoxide Safety and Awareness Week

Collaborative Effort between State, Utilities Designed to Raise Awareness of Silent Killer
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JACKSON, Mich., November 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ –  In an effort to increase awareness around the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) – an odorless, tasteless and colorless gas – Gov. Rick Snyder, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Consumers Energy and DTE Energy have collaborated to designate Oct. 30-Nov. 5 as Michigan Carbon Monoxide Safety and Awareness Week.

Consumers Energy Foundation Supports Regional Food Processing Program’s Launch

Foundation’s Grant is its Largest Ever in Muskegon County
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MUSKEGON, Mich., October 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Consumers Energy Foundation announced a $232,000 grant to launch a regional food processing initiative designed to grow and expand West Michigan’s substantial agriculture economy.

The West Michigan Shoreline Food Processing Initiative will be based in Muskegon and seeks to expand the region’s strong agricultural base to include exports beyond Michigan and perhaps as far as Asia.

Consumers Energy Foundation Commits $200,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Michigan, Supporting Affordable Housing

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JACKSON, Mich., October 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Consumers Energy Foundation announced today that it has contributed $200,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Michigan, supporting its mission to provide safe and affordable housing to residents across Michigan.

“Consumers Energy, our foundation, employees and retirees are committed to the communities we serve, and we are proud to work with Habitat to build bright futures for families across our state,” said Carolyn Bloodworth, secretary/treasurer of the Consumers Energy Foundation.

CMS Energy Announces Purchase of Lansing-Area Solar Project, Providing Clean Energy to Power 3,300 Homes

Delta Solar to Serve Lansing Board of Water & Light Customers
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LANSING, Mich., October 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CMS Energy announced today that its subsidiary, CMS Enterprises, is purchasing Delta Solar, a 24-megawatt, two-part solar power project under construction that will provide enough energy to the Lansing Board of Water & Light to power 3,300 homes through a power purchase agreement.

Consumers Energy Helps 10,000 Small Businesses Through Program that Rewards Energy Efficiency

Grand Rapids Ministry Helps Reach Milestone; Businesses Save $21M Annually
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JACKSON, Mich., September 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy has helped 10,000 small businesses across Michigan lower their costs through an eight-year-old program that rewards them financially for taking steps to use less energy.

Consumers Energy Increasing its Commitment to Restore Power after Hurricane Irma

Another 130 Employees and Contractors Left for Georgia on Wednesday
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JACKSON, Mich., September 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Consumers Energy is sent an additional 130 employees and contractors to help restore power to Georgia residents in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

Crews are leaving from Jackson today to join over 220 Consumers Energy employees and contractors already in Florida’s Boca Raton area performing restoration work. The new contingent of lineworkers, damage assessors, supervisors, safety personnel and other field employees is expected to report to the Atlanta area by Friday and will be working for Georgia Power.

Consumers Energy Crews Heading Into Path of Hurricane to Restore Power

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Over 200 Consumers Energy employees and contractors are working in Florida today to help restore power to over 4 million homes and businesses that lost power due to Hurricane Irma.

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