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2014-01-09 08:22:14

JACKSON, Mich., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The polar vortex that descended on Michigan was one for the history books for homes and businesses that Consumers Energy provides with natural gas. Consumers Energy set a new hourly record for natural gas delivery on Tuesday, Jan. 7. From 8 to 9 a.m., the company delivered an all-time record of 146,367 million cubic feet of natural gas. That surpasses the previous record of 146,013 set from 8 to 9 a.m. Feb. 3, 1996. The company also came...

2014-01-06 08:21:11

JACKSON, Mich., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumers Energy Foundation closed out 2013 by announcing more than $475,000 in grants for 17 community and nonprofit organizations throughout Michigan. The grants fund a variety of projects in Lower Peninsula communities that Consumers Energy serves and fill many needs. The foundation is supporting educational programs, community projects and initiatives that provide assistance to people in need. "You can appreciate the good work that goes...

2013-12-17 08:23:16

NOVI, Mich., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) today provided initial operating earnings guidance for 2014 in the range of $5.50 to $5.70 per share. Operating earnings is a non-GAAP measure that ITC uses as its primary performance measurement for communicating its earning guidance and results of operations. ITC's management believes that operating earnings provide a more meaningful representation of the earnings power and financial performance of the...

2013-12-17 08:22:10

Initiative enrolling as many as 12,500 by end of January JACKSON, Mich., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is helping people afford and manage their monthly energy costs this holiday season and beyond with Consumers Affordable Resource for Energy (CARE), a new program that is currently enrolling income-qualified Michigan residents. "Caring for the communities we serve is our Promise to Michigan, and that starts with offering resources to help some people stay on top of...

2013-12-13 12:21:39

NOVI, Mich., Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) today announced that it and Entergy Corporation have agreed to end their proposed transaction that would spin off and merge Entergy's electric transmission business into a subsidiary of ITC. The companies today will make appropriate filings to terminate regulatory proceedings on outstanding joint applications. "In light of the decision reached by the Mississippi Public Service Commission on December...

2013-12-13 08:21:34

JACKSON, Mich., Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy has selected 31 solar powered projects offered by businesses, homeowners and nonprofit groups across Michigan's Lower Peninsula to supply renewable energy to customers. The suppliers were chosen as part of the company's Experimental Advanced Renewable Program (EARP). The program provides for the long-term purchase of renewable energy generated by solar energy systems owned by electric customers. "Consumers Energy is working to...

2013-12-11 08:21:10

JACKSON, Mich., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterans organizations, homeless shelters, food banks and other nonprofit groups throughout Michigan are benefitting from an initiative by Consumers Energy to replace lighting, thermostats and more with money-saving, energy-efficient products. "Caring for the communities we serve and helping Michigan save energy are two of our Promises to Michigan. In this case, we're doing both by providing help to organizations that do so much for...

2013-12-10 16:21:53

NOVI, Mich., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) issued the following statement in response to today's order by the Mississippi Public Service Commission denying ITC and Entergy Corporation's proposed transaction to spin off Entergy Mississippi's electric transmission business and merge it into a subsidiary of ITC. "We strongly disagree with the commission's decision and its stated rationale for denying our application. ITC and Entergy have demonstrated...

2013-12-06 08:21:39

JACKSON, Mich., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is reminding Michigan residents that displaying decorative lights is a cost-effective way to create a festive atmosphere during the holiday season. It costs about 8 cents to keep 300 icicle lights on for four hours and about 5 cents to light a Christmas tree with 200 miniature lights for four hours. At 13 cents per night, a month of holiday cheer with these indoor and outdoor decorations costs about $3.90. "Holiday lights are a...

2013-12-02 08:23:37

NOVI, Mich., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) today announced that Kevin Burke has joined the company as vice president, human resources and chief human resources officer. Burke will lead all human resources functions for ITC. "Kevin brings extensive knowledge, experience and leadership to the human resource organization and ITC," said Linda Blair, executive vice president and chief business officer for ITC Holdings Corp. "His accomplishments align with...