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2014-01-13 16:21:48

JACKSON, Mich., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is advising the public to practice extreme caution when visiting areas near its 13 hydroelectric generating plants in the winter months, located on the Manistee, Muskegon, Au Sable, Kalamazoo and Grand Rivers. In particular, the utility is warning people about the likelihood of thin ice upstream and downstream of the dams. "Ice conditions on the reservoirs next to these hydro plants can change rapidly due to...

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...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.