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2014-04-04 16:21:11

JACKSON, Mich., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eleven members are seeking election to CMS Energy Corporation's Board of Directors, the company announced today in its proxy statement. Seeking election are: John G. Russell, president and chief executive officer of CMS Energy, as well as the following independent directors: David W. Joos, non-executive chairman; Jon E. Barfield; Kurt L. Darrow; Stephen E. Ewing; Richard M. Gabrys; William D. Harvey; Philip R. Lochner Jr.; Kenneth L....

2014-04-02 16:23:33

NOVI, Mich., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) today announced that it will host its 2014 Investor Day at its headquarters in Novi, Michigan on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. The event will take place from noon to approximately 2:30 p.m. EDT and be webcast live on ITC's website at http://investor.itc-holdings.com/events.cfm. Joseph L. Welch, chairman, president and CEO; Cameron M. Bready, executive vice president and CFO; Linda H. Blair, executive vice president...

2014-03-24 08:22:21

JACKSON, Mich., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy employees contributed a record amount of money to help Michigan residents stay warm this winter, raising more than $275,000 through Walk for Warmth events across the state. "More than 1,700 employees demonstrated their commitment to the communities we serve by walking in cold weather and raising more than twice as much money as last year to help our neighbors in need," said Patti Poppe, Consumers Energy's vice president...

2014-03-19 12:23:24

Farmers, others can start applying April 1 to sell electricity JACKSON, Mich., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is developing renewable energy supplies for the future with a new program in which it will buy electricity produced by anaerobic digesters. "Michigan residents expect us to generate power in new ways to reflect changes in technology. Our development of this pilot program will help us see how well we can develop energy from activity on our state's farms and...

2014-03-17 08:23:30

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is encouraging businesses from the Indiana line to the Upper Peninsula to save energy by sponsoring the West Michigan Battle of the Buildings, a friendly competition that will run through the rest of this year. "The Battle of the Buildings is a natural extension of Consumers Energy's work every day to help commercial businesses to reduce their energy usage. This will save them money they can pass on to customers and...

2014-03-11 16:21:49

JACKSON, Mich., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Winter Storm Watch in southern Michigan tonight and Wednesday has Consumers Energy preparing for power outages and providing tips on what customers can do before, during and after a storm strikes. "We are keeping a close eye on the weather and making sure our crews and equipment are ready to move into areas if predicted heavy snow and winds cause power outages and downed power lines," said Mary Palkovich, vice president of energy delivery for...

2014-03-04 08:23:49

Celebrating Women's History Month JACKSON, Mich., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Women's History Month, Consumers Energy is hosting four Girl Scout events across Michigan this March to inspire young women to pursue dreams in energy and science fields. "It's important that the Girl Scouts become confident that females are capable of excelling in technical fields," Carol-Ann Cramer, education programs administrator, said. "It's our hope too that the girls will see a...

2014-02-27 08:23:15

Includes Support for Innovative Pilot Program to Help Participants Manage Bills JACKSON, Mich., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is helping Michigan residents stay warm this winter - and developing tools that should let many manage their energy bills more effectively in the future - with $3 million in recent grants to three statewide nonprofit organizations. TrueNorth Community Services, The Salvation Army and The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) will distribute $2 million...

2014-02-19 08:22:53

JACKSON, Mich., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy employees are taking action to help Michigan residents stay warm this winter by walking by the hundreds in Walk for Warmth events across the state. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140219/DE67400 ) Consumers Energy is making the commitment to helping people heat their homes by donating $2 for every dollar that employees, family and friends raise by volunteering in Walk for Warmth events. Last year, the company...

2014-02-17 08:22:26

JACKSON, Mich., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michigan nonprofit organizations received more than $8 million in contributions in 2013 from Consumers Energy, its employees, retirees, its Foundation and the utility's parent company, CMS Energy. "In this extremely cold winter and all year, we work to fulfill our Promise to care for the communities we serve," said David Mengebier, Consumers Energy's senior vice president of governmental and public affairs and president of the Consumers Energy...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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