Consumers Energy announced that it has started a new solar energy pilot program, giving Michigan residents another option to help build a clean future for our state.
Consumers Energy’s new Solar Distributed Generation (DG) Pilot program allows customers to put solar panels on the rooftops of their homes, working with industry-leading solar provider SunPower to offer Michigan customers a full-service home solar solution.
‘Gold Level’ Veteran-Friendly Employer from State; Military Times ‘Best for Vets’ List
Consumers Energy is being recognized in Michigan and nationally for its commitment to providing job opportunities for military veterans. Consumers Energy has been named a gold-level Veteran-Friendly Employer by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency, one of only seven employers to earn the highest certification the state offers. In a separate, independent ranking, Military Times named the energy provider to its “Best for Vets” list.
JACKSON, Mich., May 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Focusing on safety and reliability, Consumers Energy is spending nearly $440 million this year to modernize its natural gas system.
“At Consumers Energy, the safe, reliable delivery of natural gas is a top priority. We are committed to continually strengthening our natural gas system to benefit the 1.8 million homes and businesses we are proud to serve throughout Lower Michigan,” said Charles Crews, vice president of gas operations for Consumers Energy.
As featured in the Consumers Energy 2017 Sustainability Report
Foundation Our Foundation has been working with nonprofits to create sustainable communities for decades. We make grants for social welfare, community, civic and cultural development, education, economic growth and environmental enhancement. Learn More
Culture Nearly 7,500 employees reflect the values and diversity of our state. We are the face and the heart of our energy company. We honor the trust you place in us by following a rigorous Code of Conduct that insists upon integrity, collaboration and safety. Learn More
Water We are the Great Lakes State. Here in Michigan, our lakes, rivers and streams define us. We’re beach-goers, anglers and stone-skippers. We must keep this precious resource thriving for centuries of Michigan summers to come. Learn More
While maintaining its historic feel, the Michigan Theatre of Jackson is embracing a flair for the future.Consumers Energy has donated more than $230,000 in energy efficiency products since 2013, including replacing the theater's boiler for $195,000 in 2016.
Consumers gave more than $800,000 to 11 different historic buildings across Michigan to make them more energy efficient, company officials said. Besides Jackson's Michigan Theatre, this included a library in Mason, historical museum in Frankenmuth and courthouse in Ithaca.
Switch Data Center in Grand Rapids Would Be New Program’s First Customer
Consumers Energy is making good on its commitment to a clean Michigan future by working with large businesses -- including the new Switch Pyramid data center in West Michigan -- that want to be powered 100 percent by renewable energy.
The Michigan utility announced today that it is proposing a program to allow large businesses to match their energy use with renewable energy sources. The energy provider is asking the Michigan Public Service Commission to approve its plan.
"We’re creating a sustainable future by focusing on the environment, powering Michigan's economy and investing in people."
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Sustainability means everything to us at Consumers Energy. It is our approach to business. The philosophy extends beyond our energy mix, power generation and distribution. It’s our way of life, and it’s evident in everything we do — from hiring and training our people, to caring for families and communities. From helping businesses succeed to protecting the environment. We are deeply committed to creating a sustainable future for generations to come.
JACKSON, Mich., May 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy has been named Michigan’s best employer in a new ranking from Forbes magazine of the best places in America to work.
Consumers Energy ranked 62nd overall in Forbes’s list of America’s 500 best employers, a comprehensive list of companies from all industries across the nation. The publication’s third annual ranking is based on anonymous surveys of almost 30,000 American workers who were asked questions that included how likely they were to recommend their employer to friends or family.