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2014-05-01 08:24:09

Call MISS DIG at 811 and Put Safety First JACKSON, Mich., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is alerting farmers that new MISS DIG rules take effect Thursday, May 1, that are designed to protect agricultural workers and underground utilities. "We feel strongly about the safety of our customers and the communities we serve, especially the agricultural community," said Mary Palkovich, Consumers Energy's vice president of energy delivery. "For the sake of personal safety, we strongly...

2014-04-29 12:24:59

JACKSON, Mich., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CMS Energy announced today that Brian Rich, an executive with more than 15 years of experience with global utility, telecommunication and information technology firms, will start as vice president and chief information officer, effective July 1. "Brian brings a very strong base of experience, including significant experience in the utility sector and a proven record as an outstanding leader. He will play a central role in our effort to...

2014-04-28 08:23:08

Safety is Top Focus CARO, Mich., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy has resumed construction of its Cross Winds® Energy Park in Tuscola County as warm weather returns to Michigan. "Consumers Energy and its contractors are committed to building Cross Winds Energy Park in the safest manner possible. Safety is our No. 1 priority. A key part of our commitment to safety is openly communicating about construction activity that residents may encounter," said John Bulloch,...

2014-04-25 08:22:22

DETROIT, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy announced today that it is serving as host sponsor for next week's ACI National Home Performance Conference and Trade Show in Detroit, the nation's leading educational and training event for professionals who work in the home energy-efficiency industry. "The theme of this conference, 'Creating a Better America,' reflects the story of energy efficiency in Michigan," said Garrick Rochow, Consumers Energy's vice president of...

2014-04-24 08:25:34

JACKSON, Mich., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CMS Energy announced today reported net income of $204 million, or $0.75 per share, for the first quarter of 2014, compared to reported net income of $144 million, or $0.53 per share, for the same quarter of 2013. Adjusted (non-Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) net income for the first quarter for both years was the same as reported amounts. CMS Energy reaffirmed its guidance for 2014 adjusted earnings of $1.74 to $1.78 per...

2014-04-21 08:21:39

Projects to reduce water usage at power plants by 20 percent JACKSON, Mich., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the country celebrates Earth Day on Tuesday, Consumers Energy is reducing its environmental footprint through a series of sustainability efforts focused at its generating plants across Michigan. By 2017, Consumers Energy expects to reduce water usage at its power plants by 17 percent and by 20 percent in 2020. At the D.E. Karn Plant near Bay City, a project is nearing completion to...

2014-04-14 12:25:35

JACKSON, Mich., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of CMS Energy has declared a quarterly dividend on the company's common stock. The dividend for the common stock (CUSIP: 125896100) is 27 cents per share. It is payable May 30, 2014 to shareholders of record on May 2, 2014. 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 owns and operates independent power...

2014-04-09 08:23:01

JACKSON, Mich., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy has reinforced its commitment to Pure Michigan Business Connect by hiring two local contractors to help keep landowner relations strong during and after construction of the 24-mile Southwest Michigan 1200B Pipeline Project. "We greatly value the relationships we've built with the people who own the land where we are building this pipeline," said Jim Sunday, project manager for Consumers Energy. "We made a very conscious...

2014-04-08 12:22:28

JACKSON, Mich., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy is being recognized nationally for its excellence and commitment to energy efficiency in Michigan with the 2014 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. "Helping Michigan save energy is our Promise, and our energy efficiency programs have saved this state's residents more than $575 million since 2009," said Garrick Rochow, Consumers Energy's vice president of operations and quality....

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....


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