With Arbor Day being celebrated on Friday, Consumers Energy is reminding Michigan residents to choose the right tree for the right place as they plant and to always call MISS DIG 811 before putting a shovel in the ground. “Spring is a great time of year to plant trees and do work around the house. We want to encourage people to plant the right tree in the right place and to dig safely as they carry out tree planting projects,” said Guy Packard, Consumers Energy’s vice president of electric operations.
The FIRST Michigan robotics state championship took place at Saginaw Valley State University on Saturday, April 15, and Consumers Energy sponsored its efforts.
The competition brings together students interested in STEM-based careers–those with interests in science, technology, engineering and math. A total of 160 teams will be competing in Saginaw for the opportunity to advance to the world competition, set to be held in St. Louis, Missouri later this month.
Sustainability means everything to ConsumersEnergy. It is our approach to business. The philosophy extends beyond their energy mix, power generation and distribution. It’s their way of life, and it’s evident in everything they do—from hiring and training their people, to caring for families and communities. From helping businesses succeed to protecting their environment. They are deeply committed to creating a sustainable future for generations to come.
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.”