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Bald Eagle That Survived Lead Poisoning Released at Consumers Energy’s Karn Generating Plant

Bird of Prey One of 500 Successfully Released from Plant Flight Pen
Press Release

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.

Consumers Energy, Partners Provide Additional $5 Million to Help Michigan Families Stay Safe and Warm

Assistance This Winter Providing Help to Over 50,000 Households
Press Release

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.

Consumers Energy Receives National Recognition for Promoting Crime Prevention Awareness

Company Honored by National Association of Town Watch
Press Release

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.

Consumers Energy to Finish Installing Upgraded Meters in 2017

Homes, Businesses Can Participate in New Programs, Services
Press Release

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.

Consumers Energy Receives Recognition for Commitment to Sustainable Business Practices

Energy Provider Lands in Top 6 Percent in World in Annual Rankings
Press Release

JACKSON, Mich., December 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Reflecting its commitment to delivering energy from increasingly green sources and more safely than ever, Consumers Energy announced today that it has been ranked in the top 6 percent among global utilities for sustainable environmental, social and economic practices.

“We are encouraged to be recognized for the third consecutive year as a company that leaves things better than we found them,” said Dennis Dobbs, Consumers Energy’s vice president of enterprise project management, engineering and services.

Consumers Energy Helps Over 1,300 Nonprofit Organizations in Michigan to Lower Energy Costs

Food Banks, Churches Among Those Seeing $1.5M in Annual Savings
Summary: 

Help for nonprofits

BROAD IMPACT: Consumers Energy provided free energy efficiency upgrades to 541 nonprofits and houses of worship in 41 counties across Michigan this year. Top three communities:

  • Kent County – 115 projects
  • Genesee County – 83 projects
  • Jackson County – 42 projects

 

Press Release

Help for nonprofits

BROAD IMPACT: Consumers Energy provided free energy efficiency upgrades to 541 nonprofits and houses of worship in 41 counties across Michigan this year. Top three communities:

  • Kent County – 115 projects
  • Genesee County – 83 projects
  • Jackson County – 42 projects

 

GM’s Energy Stars: Brian Dohm and Steve Handlovits, Grand Rapids Operations

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All this week, we will be recognizing employees from our U.S. facilities who have helped GM realize $435 million in energy savings by reducing energy intensity by 40 percent and carbon dioxide emissions by 41 percent over the last 20 years.

Names: 

Brian Dohm, site utility manager and facilities electrical engineer

Steve Handlovits, senior energy engineer, Consumers Energy

Facility: Grand Rapids Operations

Length of time with GM: Brian joined GM in 2012. Steve is a contractor working on the team since 2002.

5 Energy Hacks That Will Save You Money

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October is National Energy Action Month, a national effort to demonstrate how central energy is to our national prosperity, security, and environmental well-being.

Consumers Energy Supports Energy Efficiency And Weatherization Home Improvements In Kalamazoo County

Improves Housing Quality and Reduces Energy Costs For Families and First-Time Homeowners
Press Release

KALAMAZOO, MICH, Oct. 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Thanks to a unique partnership with Kalamazoo Valley Habitat for Humanity and CBS EcoMedia’s EcoAd program, Consumers Energy, Michigan’s largest utility company, is contributing to critical energy efficiency and weatherization home-improvement projects as part of a broader neighborhood revitalization program in Kalamazoo County.

GM Employees in Flint Improve Surrounding Habitat for Wildlife

Osprey nest installation latest effort by GM employees to help neighborhood
Blog

The site of a large predatory bird, soaring in the air near downtown Flint created a lot of excitement recently for a group walking along Thread Creek near GM’s Flint-North American Tooling Center.

The group – mainly Flint-area media – was hiking to a meadow where Consumers Energy employees were going to install a 45-foot pole and osprey nesting platform that had been fabricated in the nearby GM plant.

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