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Consumers Energy and DTE Invest in Efficiency for Ludington Hydroelectric Plant

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Consumers Energy and DTE have just renewed the license for the Ludington Pumped Storage Plant. The plant began generating electricity in 1973, and licenses are only renewed every 50 years. 

Consumers Energy and DTE plan to improve efficiency and increase electricity generation by replacing the plant's six turbines.

Watch the news story at wzzm13.com

VIDEO | Consider a Career With a Little "Energy"

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Last week, Consumers Energy and DTE Energy collaborated together to expose students in West Michigan to careers in the energy industry. 

Click here to watch the video on WoodTV.com.

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


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.

DTE Energy and Consumers Energy Accelerate Plans for Cleaner Energy in Michigan

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DETROIT, MI, May 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Consumers Energy and DTE Energy today said they are accelerating plans to produce cleaner energy in Michigan, targeting at least a 50 percent Clean Energy Goal by 2030– achieved through a combination of investments in at least 25 percent renewable energy, and the remaining through energy efficiency.

As Seen on The Guardian- Burned Birds and Banged-up Bats: Victims of Renewable Energy are Getting Help


Reports of birds burning while flying over a heat-intensive batch of solar concentrating mirrors and migratory bats colliding with wind turbines have raised concerns among environmentalists about the impact that new renewable energy systems may have on US wildlife.

2,500 GM Employees Volunteer in Detroit’s Cody Rouge Community

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DETROIT – It’ll be all hands (and arms and legs) on deck when 2,500 General Motors employees return to Detroit’s Cody Rouge community to volunteer the week of Aug. 15. Employees will donate their time and talent to board up vacant homes, clean empty lots, spruce up streets and tackle other neighborhood and school improvements.

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


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.


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


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

GM Advances its Solar Mission at Warren Transmission


Our march toward a clean energy future continues. We’re partnering with DTE Energy to build a new 800-kilowatt, 2,800-panel, 4.25-acre solar array at our Warren Transmission plant in Michigan.  

The array will generate around 1 million kilowatt hours of electricity annually, the energy equivalent to powering about 135 homes in southeast Michigan for a year. And since the electricity will go back to the grid, Warren Transmission’s array really will power some of those homes.

Nearly 30 Leading CEOs and Companies Join the Ranks of CECP, The CEO Force for Good

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 New York, NY, December 19, 2012, /3BL Media/ — Twenty nine of the world’s leading CEOs and companies in 2013 joined CECP, a coalition of CEOs united in the belief that societal improvement is an essential measure of business performance.


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