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Consumers Energy reaches settlement with EPA

It will spend more than $2B to reduce air pollution.

October 24, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Consumers Energy reached a major settlement in federal court in September with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice that will require the utility to spend more than $2 billion upgrading equipment to reduce air pollution at its coal-fired plants. Read More

Consumers also investing big at Ludington

October 24, 2014
Consumers Energy is spending about $400 million at the Ludington Pumped Storage facility a couple miles south of Ludington on Lake Michigan. Read More

Utility completes $120M natural gas pipeline

October 3, 2014
A utility has completed a $120-million natural gas pipeline in the region that it began in late 2013. Read More

‘Grand bargain’ will be a bargain for the whole state

August 15, 2014
Detroit is showing the world what it can do. Read More

More anaerobic digesters installed in West Michigan

Lowell will get electricity from farm and food-processing waste turned into methane gas.

August 1, 2014
Consumers Energy is planning to buy more renewable energy generated at four farms in West Michigan, while the city of Lowell soon will begin to tap into electricity derived from waste from a farm and a major food-processing plant there. Read More

From waste to watts

Consumers Energy seeks to buy more green electricity from organic waste material.

April 11, 2014
CMS Energy Corp. in Jackson has announced its intention to buy back more electricity generated by anaerobic digestion of farm animal manure, sewage and other types of organic waste material. Read More

Pure Michigan Business Connect counts $1.6B in gains for state

Consumers Energy is working with 65 West Michigan suppliers.

April 11, 2014
Consumers Energy says that, over the last two years, it has increased its spending with contractors located in Kent, Muskegon and Ottawa counties by $125 million, thanks to the Pure Michigan Business Connect program. Read More

DTE truck causes outage for 1,800 Consumers Energy customers

April 10, 2014
| By AP
About 1,800 Consumers Energy customers in a local town lost power Wednesday after a DTE Energy truck drove through their downtown. Read More

Consumers Energy Foundation awards $475K in grants

January 14, 2014
Consumers Energy is starting off 2014 on a happy note for nonprofits in the region. Read More

Street Talk: They would have been pleased with some coal

Suit yourself.

December 27, 2013
The Grinch who stole Christmas 2013 from hundreds of thousands of Michiganders has been identified: It was Mother Nature. Read More