We don’t have grandchildren yet. But my husband and I are at the life stage when the thought of grasping a little hand to head out for a bike ride, a beach adventure or an ice cream is starting to seem real.
I have a simple hope for all of us in Michigan. When we look into the eyes of our grandchildren and they ask about climate change, I want us to be able to say, “that’s something we used to worry about.”
PowerMIDrive Launches Website for Customers to Compare Vehicle Costs
JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy announced that it has approved over 125 rebates for electric vehicle charging stations for drivers across Michigan as the energy provider powers up a new effort to help the next generation of vehicles get into gear.
Those include 92 rebates, worth $5,000 apiece, that Consumers Energy’s PowerMIDrive program is providing for chargers at workplaces and in public locations. The rebate’s recipients will install the charging stations throughout Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.
Nonprofits Could Receive Up To $250,000 Each; Letters of Intent Due Aug. 9
JACKSON, Mich., July 31, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Consumers Energy Foundation is highlighting its commitment to Michigan’s businesses and communities by providing $500,000 to nonprofit organizations through its first Prosperity Awards.
DTE and Consumers Energy to spend $15 billion with Michigan companies through Pure Michigan Business Connect over the next five years
MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., May 31, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist, DTE and Consumers Energy today announced a $15 billion commitment to spend with Michigan-based companies over the next five years through Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) initiative.
Beyond her monthly bill, Karen Smoots never gave much thought to Consumers Energy. That changed when she started a small business. Today, Smoots is working with us to grow her company — Green Glove Dryer — help the environment and improve life in Michigan communities.
Smoots’ product fits over air vents in homes and schools to dry wet hats, mittens and other winter wear without using additional energy.
She connected with us in 2016, when the company began buying Green Glove dryers to distribute at energy efficiency events.
MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., May 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy today announced the launch of PowerMIDrive, a multi-year program to make it easier for owners of electric vehicles to charge their vehicles and to ensure the electric grid is prepared to capture the benefits for our customers from the growing electric vehicle market.
Overall Winner, People’s Choice to be Announced During Project 1 this Fall
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Ten Grand Rapids Public Schools students have been selected from a record number of entries in an annual art competition focused on energy-related subjects. The artwork will be on display this fall during Project 1 by ArtPrize through collaboration with the district and Consumers Energy.
Patti Poppe likes to joke about the bumper sticker she once stuck on her Chevy Volt electric hybrid car: “I ♥ coal.”
These days, the sticker sits in Poppe’s office at Consumers Energy’s headquarters in her hometown of Jackson. It’s a symbol of her personal evolution on climate change — and the transformation she’s leading at Michigan’s largest natural gas and power provider.
2019 Sustainability Report showcases commitment to the triple bottom line
Multimedia with summary
At Consumers Energy, we’re more than pipes, poles and wires. We’re part of Michigan’s landscape. That’s why we’ve worked proudly to maintain the Mitten for more than 130 years.
From border to bridge and coast to coast, we’re helping our neighbors across Michigan by providing safe, reliable energy and caring for our communities.
As we reflect on our efforts to pursue our purpose of World Class Performance Delivering Hometown Service, we know our business is about more than profits. It’s about enabling the communities we serve to share in our success.
More Than 200 Potential Turtle Names Submitted Via Social Media
SAGINAW, MI, May 16, 2019 – Twelve rare juvenile Blanding’s Turtles hatched from incubated eggs were released today back into a turtle-friendly habitat created for them near Saginaw by Consumers Energy employees.