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2014-01-16 16:21:34

JACKSON, Mich., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Michigan feeling the impact of this cold winter, Consumers Energy is continuing to work to keep heating costs low. It also is offering information and assistance to help the public this heating season. "Mother Nature isn't going easy on Michigan this winter, but the homeowners and business owners we serve should know we are looking out for them," said Mary Palkovich, Consumers Energy's vice president of energy delivery. "Even with increased...

2014-01-14 16:21:18

118 Incidents Reported Since Late November JACKSON, Mich., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is again alerting the public that a scam demanding people quickly pay bills over the telephone using a Green Dot prepaid credit card continues in Michigan. Reports of this scam have come from Consumers Energy customers across the state, but are most common in Kent, Genesee and Ingham counties. Since Nov. 22, people have reported 118 incidents in which callers have falsely...

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...


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