Items Tagged with 'Consumers Energy'


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

Talent pipeline flows through second year

New cohort continues work of identifying training needs and providers, building partnerships.

April 5, 2019
A second group of West Michigan workforce developers is about to graduate from the Talent Pipeline Management Academy. Read More

Town hall participants discuss clean energy

Officials point to Integrated Resource Plans as stimulant for advancing the transition.

March 22, 2019
Elected officials, clean energy experts and community members convened last week for a town hall event at Grand Valley State University’s Loosemore Auditorium to discuss Michigan’s transition to clean energy. Read More

Letter: Headline was misleading

March 22, 2019
On March 11, I was disappointed to see these pages print a highly misleading headline, “Environmental organizations nix ‘zero coal’ plan,” about Consumers Energy’s rate case. Read More

MPSC annual report highlights changes to utility oversight

In first full year since enactment of state’s energy laws, commission has expanded programs to reduce energy waste.

March 15, 2019
The Michigan Public Service Commission issued its 2018 annual report last week, highlighting achievements in implementing the state’s energy laws, helping customers with heating bills and utility complaints, infrastructure renewal, tax cut refunds for ratepayers and technical assistance to expand broadband across the state. Read More