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CMS Energy Releases Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) and Sustainability Report

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CMS Energy, including our primary subsidiary, Consumers Energy, has integrated sustainable principles throughout all levels of our company. Our commitment to the triple bottom line — People, Planet and Profit — is our foundation.

Consumers Energy: Saving Endangered Peregrine Falcons

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Consumers Energy’s historic J.R. Whiting Plant retired two years ago and is slated for demolition. But the company continues to help a pair of peregrine falcons who’ve called the site home for more than a decade.

We recently completed construction of a 65-foot tower for Harold and Ludwig, the male and female, respectively, seeking out a nesting site in their annual migratory journey to Michigan.

Consumers Energy Employee’s Memory Helps Save Dog From Michigan House Fire

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HOWELL, Mich., Aug. 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy Howell industrial gas service worker Guy Houseman is a dedicated employee and devoted animal lover. Those two traits recently played a key role that resulted in a lifesaving effort of the four-legged kind.

A 26-year employee, Houseman is responsible for performing gas leak investigations and appliance repairs out of Consumers Energy’s Howell service center. He was on call the night of July 3 and responded to an emergency request to shut natural gas off at a house fire on Coon Lake Road in Howell.

Genergy: An Employee Resource Group at Consumers Energy

Achieving superior business results by connecting each generation’s unique perspectives
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Genergy, an employee resource group at Consumers Energy provides opportunities to connect each generation’s unique perspectives in order to achieve superior business results. Learn more at http://ConsumersEnergy.com/diversity

About Consumers Energy

2018 Powered by Women

From reader nominations, DBusiness selected eight professional women who are driving growth in Michigan, the nation, and the world.
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Profiles by Ronald Ahrens, Tom Murray, Gary Witzenburg, Ilene Wolff  

Patti Poppe, President and CEO • CMS Energy, Consumers Energy

Employees: 7,822 • Revenue: $6.8B

As president and CEO of Jackson- based CMS Energy and Consumers Energy, the largest energy company in Michigan, Patti Poppe readily explains she’s never been happier in her career — a state of contentment best described by one of her favorite Japanese terms, ikigai.

Foote Dam Turns 100, Visitors Receive Tour

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OSCODA – The public got a glimpse of the inter-workings of the Foote Dam Hydroelectric Plant, Saturday, during a centennial celebration held over the weekend.

Consumers Energy allowed 240 visitors to tour the dam at no cost on Saturday, Aug. 11, for 30 minute guided tours.

Built in 1918, Foote Dam was named after William A. Foote, the founding father of today’s Consumers Energy in 1886. The dam is responsible for supplying electricity to thousands of people all over the state of Michigan.

Aug. 11 (8-11) Serves as Convenient Reminder for Michigan Residents to Always Contact 811 before Digging

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Pro race car driver Joey Logano will help promote safe digging by driving a vehicle with the national 811 logo during the Consumers Energy 400 NASCAR race on August 12 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn.

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Pro race car driver Joey Logano will help promote safe digging by driving a vehicle with the national 811 logo during the Consumers Energy 400 NASCAR race on August 12 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn.

Michigan Utilities Look to Lower Rates Through EV Time of Use Charging

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Michigan is moving ahead of other Midwest states as its two largest utilities propose a combined $20.5 million investment in electric vehicle infrastructure.

A key aspect to the three-year plans from DTE Energy and Consumers Energy is incentivizing EV drivers to charge at home during off-peak hours at night. With preliminary data so far, the utilities say that with more customers driving EVs, program incentives could drive down rates for all customers by millions of dollars.

Electric Perspectives: Transportation Electrification

The bright road ahead for EVs
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More than a century ago, pioneers like Henry Ford, Ransom Olds, and Henry Leland helped establish Michigan’s lasting reputation as the automotive hub of the United States and the world. Today—with a jolt from the energy industry— the automotive companies they helped to found are creating the next generation of vehicles that will transform our lives.

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More than a century ago, pioneers like Henry Ford, Ransom Olds, and Henry Leland helped establish Michigan’s lasting reputation as the automotive hub of the United States and the world. Today—with a jolt from the energy industry— the automotive companies they helped to found are creating the next generation of vehicles that will transform our lives.

Consumers Energy Helps Light Up the City of Jackson, MI

Company volunteers handed out energy efficient light bulbs to promote safety and build community
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Over 40 Consumers Energy employees, residents and police officers hit the streets to help a neighborhood in Consumers Energy’s hometown of Jackson, Mich., on Thursday night – the start of an effort to promote public safety and a strong community.

The Light Up the City Jackson campaign aims to strengthen city neighborhoods, with volunteers going door to door to hand out energy efficient light bulbs. Homeowners are encouraged to turn on their lights at night to help deter crime and promote civic engagement.

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