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2014-06-09 08:22:33

LANSING, Mich., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Consumers Energy employee credited with saving the life of a Shiawassee County resident was recently recognized with an award from the State of Michigan. Toni Fabus, a Consumers Energy meter worker, received a Gatekeeper of the Year award from the Michigan Office of Services to the Aging (OSA) and Commission on Services to the Aging for actions she took to rescue a senior citizen and for referring the Elsie resident to vital resources...

2014-06-05 08:22:34

Additional Workforce of 450 in Last Two Years JACKSON, Mich., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is spending over $150 million this year to strengthen and expand its natural gas system throughout Michigan. "This work is part of our ongoing plan to provide safe, reliable natural gas service in communities we serve," said Mary Palkovich, Consumers Energy's vice president of energy delivery. "We are proud that these efforts involve putting more Michiganders to work. Consumers Energy...

2014-06-02 08:22:35

More than $235 Million in Pure Michigan Business Connect Contracts FLINT, Mich., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Michigan counties are benefiting from more than $23- million in increased spending in the past two years by Consumers Energy as part of the Pure Michigan Business Connect initiative. "Consumers Energy has increased by $235 million the amount of spending we do with companies in Genesee, Lapeer, Oakland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties as part of our commitment to Pure...

2014-05-27 08:22:05

Projects in Calhoun, Allegan Counties Will Receive $50,000 JACKSON, Mich., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumers Energy Foundation announced today that it is supporting two hiker-biker trails in Michigan with $50,000 in new grants, building on its record of support for the state's trail system. "We are committed to promoting Michigan residents' health and quality of life, and to promoting Pure Michigan as a tourist destination," said David Mengebier, president of the Consumers...

2014-05-23 08:21:40

Bikes Assembled in Team Building Exercise Donated to Owosso Nonprofit OWOSSO, Mich., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy employees assembled four bikes Wednesday on their last day in the Crew Leader Institute for a team building exercise, practicing concepts and skills explored in their training. That afternoon, the energy company gave the shiny new bikes to deserving kids and adults through Pleasant Valley Impact, a nonprofit organization with the goal of providing...

2014-05-22 16:20:45

LANSING, Mich., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Michigan motorists prepare to hit the road this Memorial Day weekend with the unofficial start to summer, the state's top utilities and others who work alongside those roads are reminding drivers to slow down in utility work zones. A coalition of more than a dozen Michigan utilities, telecommunications providers, waste haulers and the unions that support them, along with Gov. Rick Snyder, the Michigan Legislature, Michigan Department of...

2014-05-19 16:21:33

JACKSON, Mich., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy and Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder kicked off an effort to invigorate the Jackson-based company's downtown area this morning, joining more than 18 businesses and three colleges to celebrate the start of the new Anchor Initiative. "Caring for the communities we serve is our Promise to Michigan, and that is especially true in our hometown," said Consumers Energy President and CEO John Russell. "Businesses like ours can enable...

2014-05-15 16:23:58

JACKSON, Mich., May 15, 2014 /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 July 1, 2014 to shareholders of record June 2, 2014: $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 and also...

2014-05-12 08:23:51

JACKSON, Mich., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is helping families across Michigan to save energy and money this year by donating 85,000 energy-efficient light bulbs through food banks. "Energy efficiency has provided more than $575 million in savings to the homes and businesses we serve. By doing this, we continue to make good on our Promise to help Michigan save energy in a practical, everyday way," said Garrick Rochow, Consumers Energy's vice president of customer...

2014-05-07 08:23:38

JACKSON, Mich., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is continuing to warn Michigan residents to be on guard against telephone scams that demand people immediately pay energy bills using prepaid credit cards. "We continue working to raise awareness among business owners, residents and Consumers Energy customers that these scams, plain and simple, are designed to rob you of your money," said Michael Williams, director of corporate security for Consumers Energy. More than 300 incidents...


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