Items Tagged with 'Consumers Energy'


B.C. Cobb Plant demolition completed

January 13, 2020
The final piece of Muskegon’s former B.C. Cobb Plant has been demolished. Read More

Judge rules for IRP revision

Environmental advocates argue DTE Energy’s plan undervalued energy efficiency and renewables.

January 3, 2020
An administrative law judge ruled another major utility’s integrated resource plan be revised after protests from statewide environmental groups. Read More

MPSC looks ahead to cleaner future for Michigan

Polar vortex forced commission to review Michigan’s energy supply and preparedness.

December 27, 2019
The Michigan Public Service Commission reported an “extraordinary” 2019 as the agency dealt with immediate challenges and looked ahead to a cleaner power grid. Read More

Consumers Energy to run battery storage pilot

Collaborating with California-based Sunverge, utility company aims to find grid locations with highest potential for energy storage.

November 8, 2019
Jackson-based Consumers Energy has announced a collaboration with California-based Sunverge to leverage the company’s energy storage technology for a Consumers Energy residential battery storage pilot. Read More

Consumers Energy CEO hypes green community

Patti Poppe travels to Grand Rapids to tout approved integrated resource plan.

August 30, 2019
Consumers Energy CEO Patti Poppe made a stop in Grand Rapids in a statewide tour to tout the Michigan Public Service Commission’s approval of the company’s integrated resource plan. Read More

Solar panels improve home sales

Real estate data suggests homes with panels may sell for 4% more than homes without.

July 19, 2019
Homes in Michigan equipped with solar panels may sell for 4% more than homes without them, according to real estate data. Read More

Consumers grant aims to increase walleye

Upgrades near Muskegon should increase walleye fingerling production by 300,000, save 108 hours of yearly labor costs.

June 21, 2019
Upgrades funded by Consumers Energy will help the Muskegon River Walleye Pond produce 300,000 more walleye yearly for anglers and reduce expenses to operate the Michigan Department of Natural Resources facility. Read More

Entrepreneurial effort plants focus on workforce development

Lakeshore Advantage is putting into practice lessons learned from TPM Academy.

June 21, 2019
Going back to “school” has been beneficial for Lakeshore Advantage. Read More

MPSC approves Consumers' integrated resource plan

Utility company modified settlement after receiving recommendation from Administrative Law Judge Sharon Feldman.

June 14, 2019
The Michigan Public Service Commission approved Consumers Energy’s integrated resource plan, the first strategic, forward-looking IRP to be acted upon by the MPSC under the state’s energy laws passed in 2016. Read More

Sparta eyes small business incubator

‘The Orchard’ aims to help in creating a tourist-friendly downtown.

April 26, 2019
A new small business incubator may be coming to downtown Sparta. Read More