Items Tagged with 'Consumers Energy'


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

Mason County says Lake Winds turbines too loud

November 8, 2013
A hearing has been set for Dec. 4 in Ludington at which Consumers Energy will appeal the Mason County Zoning Board’s decision that a few of the Lake Winds Energy Park turbines are slightly over the allowed decibel level for noise. Read More

Kalamazoo College honored for its efforts

Renewable energy program supplies 8 percent of the college’s total usage.

October 25, 2013
Kalamazoo College has purchased more than 2.5 million kilowatt-hours of renewable energy since enrolling in Consumers Energy’s Green Generation program in 2009, which is one of the reasons the college was recognized this year as the program’s Green Generation Customer of the Year. Read More

Consumers Energy pushes back closing of B.C. Cobb plant to 2016

September 27, 2013
With the economy improving and demand for electricity increasing, Consumers Energy has decided to delay its planned closing of the coal-fired B.C. Cobb generating plant in Muskegon, and six other small coal plants, until the first quarter of 2016. Read More

Consumers, DTE pump up energy storage

An $800 million, six-year upgrade is underway at Ludington Pumped Storage energy facility.

July 26, 2013
The Ludington Pumped Storage Plant is turning 40, and politicians in Lansing and Washington are singing its praises. Read More

Legal squall hits Lake Winds Energy Park

June 14, 2013
Disgruntled homeowners near the new Mason County wind farm are going to get their day in court — if they don’t settle out of court first. But prior cases in Michigan hint at a tough battle in the courtroom. Read More