JACKSON, Mich., April 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy has safety tips for do-it-yourselfers and contractors gearing up for digging projects this spring, and Gov. Rick Snyder is declaring April as Dig Safely Month to reinforce the importance of these reminders to Michigan residents.
On April 6, 1917, a special session of congress declared war on the German Empire, officially signaling America's commitment to fight in World War I. A hundred years later, a local utility is observing the centennial. Consumers Energy presented a $2,500 check to the Michigan's Military & Space Heroes Museum in Frankenmuth on Friday. The money will help in their overall educational budget.
Energy Provider Honored for 4th Time; Helps Customers Cut Bills by Over $1B
JACKSON, Mich., April 6, 2017/3BL Media/ – 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.
Help Available for Customers Paying Final Winter Heating Bills
JACKSON, Mich., March 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Consumers Energy Foundation announced today that it has contributed $150,000 to support free tax preparation services and Michigan’s 2-1-1 network– resources that help families and individuals statewide as they receive their final heating bills from this winter.
ALMA, Mich., March 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Local Cub Scouts this past weekend built a nesting platform they hope will entice a pair of osprey away from using an electric utility pole for their nest site.
“I asked my nephews who are members of Cub Scout Troop 3600 from the Breckenridge area if they and their scouting friends would be interested in helping give ospreys a safe place to nest,” said Darrel O’Boyle, low voltage distribution designer for Consumers Energy. “About five of the Scouts finished making the nesting platform on Saturday in about three hours.”
Bird of Prey One of 500 Successfully Released from Plant Flight Pen
ESSEXVILLE, Mich., February 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy employees at the company’s Karn Weadock generating complex Friday celebrated the successful release back to the wild of a juvenile bald eagle nursed back to health after it nearly died from lead poisoning.
Assistance This Winter Providing Help to Over 50,000 Households
JACKSON, Mich., January 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy and five nonprofit organizations are again helping Michigan families stay warm, announcing $5 million in new contributions that will help households manage their energy bills. In all, the energy provider and nonprofit agencies are teaming up to help over 50,000 households across Michigan this winter.
Company Honored by National Association of Town Watch
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., January 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy has received a National Electric Utility Award from the National Association of Town Watch for its participation in the 2016 National Night Out (NNO) crime and drug prevention program.
Consumers Energy was the only electric provider in the country that received recognition for its participation in the 33rd annual event. This is the 23rd straight year the company has been recognized.
Homes, Businesses Can Participate in New Programs, Services
JACKSON, Mich., Jan. 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ – From Mackinaw City to Monroe, Consumers Energy will have installed 1.8 million new meters across Michigan by the end of 2017. The completion of the five-year statewide project will allow electric customers to track their energy usage more closely online and identify ways to save energy and money.