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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

 

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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
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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
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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.

GM’s Saginaw Metal Casting Operations Leads the Way on LEDs

New lighting project at the facility saves money and energy usage.
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Did you know that LED lights have a lifespan and electric efficiency seven times better than regular incandescent lights, and considerably better than fluorescent lights?

Energy engineers at General Motor’s Saginaw Metal Casting Operations do, and now they’re reaping the benefits in both energy and financial savings. In just the first year of installing LEDs, the facility has saved more than $250,000 and enough energy to power 253 homes for a month.

Boy Scout Making Homes for Bats at Consumers Energy Dam Properties with Chevy Volt Battery Covers

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July 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Consumers Energy’s hydro properties will have more housing options available for bats thanks to a Boy Scout and electric car parts from General Motors.

For an Eagle Scout project, Matthew Netherland and some helpers built 22 bat boxes out of scrap Chevrolet Volt battery covers donated by GM which Consumers Energy will install on their property.

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