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2013-08-26 08:23:48

JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- There is still time for qualifying Michigan residents to apply for help in paying their heating bills. Consumers Energy is encouraging qualifying residential customers to file for a State of Michigan Home Heating Credit by Sept. 30 if they have not yet received the credit this year. Since January, more than 81,600 Consumers Energy customers have received a credit on the average of $136 per household. "Acting now on the opportunity to...

2013-08-15 08:23:12

JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 120 Consumers Energy interns this summer continued a tradition of giving back to the community, carrying out 28 community service projects that helped a food bank, Habitat for Humanity, a shelter for victims of abuse, and more. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130815/DE64415 ) Consumers Energy's Intern Challenge is a competition that challenges interns to develop creative solutions to needs in the communities the company...

2013-08-14 16:22:36

NOVI, Mich., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) announced today that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.425 per share, an increase of approximately 13 percent from the previous quarterly rate of $0.3775 per share. This represents the eighth consecutive year that ITC has raised the dividend rate on its common stock. The quarterly cash dividend is payable on September 16, 2013 to shareholders of record on September 3, 2013. "We...

2013-08-09 12:20:50

MIDLAND, Mich., Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Borealis Infrastructure is pleased to announce the appointment of Pete Milojevic as the new President and CEO of Midland Cogeneration Venture (MCV). Pete replaces Roger Kelley as part of the recent acquisition of the MCV asset by Borealis. Pete has over thirty-one years of leadership, management and engineering experience largely in the power generation business. Previous to this appointment, Pete was Senior Vice President with Bruce...

2013-08-09 08:23:02

JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Consumers Energy, the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy, has declared a quarterly dividend on the utility's preferred stock. The following dividend is payable October 1, 2013 to shareholders of record September 3, 2013: $1.125 per share on the $4.50 stock (NYSE: CMS_pb). CMS Energy (NYSE: CMS) is a Michigan-based company that has an electric and natural gas utility, Consumers Energy, as its primary business...

2013-08-05 08:21:36

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy will be joined by local broadcast media, law enforcement officers and governmental officials to host an early morning kick-off Tuesday, Aug. 6 promoting the "30th Annual National Night Out" (NNO). On-air personality Andy Rent from "The River" 100.5 FM is scheduled to join Eva Aguirre Cooper from WOOD TV 8 to broadcast live from Consumers Energy's office east of U.S. 131, between 36(th) and 44(th) streets. The...

2013-07-29 08:21:37

JACKSON, Mich., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is strengthening its commitment to customer safety and expanding its workforce by hiring nearly 300 people to build and replace gas pipelines. Consumers Energy is currently seeking applicants to fill 144 positions, and it initially filled 150 positions to carry out pipeline work in Michigan this year. The positions are being created as part of a planned $60 million investment in gas pipeline work this year. In 2014,...

2013-07-26 20:23:00

JACKSON, Mich., July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has approved an air permit for a natural gas power plant planned by Consumers Energy in Thetford Township in northern Genesee County. "We appreciate the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality's thorough review and timely approval of this air permit request," said Tim Sparks, Consumers Energy's vice president for energy supply operations. Approval of the air permit...

2013-07-26 08:21:35

Federal, State and Local Officials Join Celebration, Ribbon-Cutting MACOMB COUNTY, Mich., July 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is celebrating today completion of a $175 million investment at its Ray Compressor Station, the "crown jewel" of the company's natural gas system because of its excellent storage and delivery capabilities for 1.7 million customers throughout Michigan. "For more than 125 years Consumers Energy has been part of the foundation of Michigan's growth and...

2013-07-23 08:23:00

JACKSON, Mich., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A classic Michigan vacation and a child frolicking in Lake Michigan were the perfect combination for a Northville couple to submit the winning entry in Consumers Energy's first-ever Green Generation photo contest. A photo of then-1-year-old Jackson Wheeler taken near St. Ignace just after Labor Day last year earned Todd and Kristen Wheeler the top prize in the "This Is My Michigan" contest, designed to spotlight and benefit Michigan. To...