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Consumers Energy, Michigan’s largest utility, is the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy (NYSE: CMS), providing natural gas and electricity to 6.7 million of the state’s 10 million residents in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties

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Builder Electric Rates Reduced by $38 Million as Consumers Energy Retires Classic Seven Coal...

Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remains in positive territory for the first quarter of 2015, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. Compared to the previous quarter, the single-family index edged down slightly by one point to 58, which is the fourth consecutive quarter above 50.

Consumers Energy Assisting U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Control Sea Lamprey, Protect Great...

Consumers Energy is assisting the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on work taking place at Tippy Dam this week to protect salmon, lake trout and other fish species in the Great Lakes. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel are applying lampricides to the Manistee River at Tippy Dam to control sea lamprey larvae from the hydro facility downstream to Lake Michigan, a distance of 29 miles.

Consumers Energy Shares Tips to Safely Maintain Vacation Homes during Winter Months

Labor Day signals the unofficial end to summer, and for many Michigan residents it is also the time when vacation homes are closed for the winter. Consumers Energy recommends several tips to help ensure these homes stay safe when unoccupied during the cold weather.

Consumers Energy Supervisor Receives Patriot Award for Supporting Employee’s National Guard Reserve Training Needs

A Consumers Energy meter reading supervisor has been recognized by the U.S. Defense Department for her willingness to accommodate an employee and National Guard reservist’s military training schedule.

Consumers Energy Work Will Interrupt Electric Service for Some Interlochen, Copemish Customers Tuesday Morning

A 5-hour electric interruption has been scheduled to begin at 2 a.m. Tuesday in the Interlochen area to allow utility crews to work on equipment in the Interlochen substation

Consumers Energy Opens Second Community Solar Power Plant at Western Michigan University

Consumers Energy today announced that it has started operations at its second solar power plant, transforming 8.5 acres at Western Michigan University into a new source of renewable energy for Michigan

Consumers Energy Foundation Awards Grants Worth $56,825 in 34 Counties to Recognize Employee, Retiree...

The Consumers Energy Foundation announced today it has awarded 119 volunteer grants worth $56,825 to nonprofit organizations across Michigan to recognize outstanding volunteerism by Consumers Energy employees and retirees.

Nearly 90 Consumers Energy Interns Make Impact on Michigan Communities Through Annual Challenge

Consumers Energy’s interns made an impact on communities across Michigan this summer, helping feed over 3,000 people, picking up nearly 450 pounds of trash and providing educational programming for 120 children.

Consumers Energy Invites Public to Tour Historic Mio Dam

Consumers Energy is offering free tours of the Mio Dam for 275 visitors Aug. 27. The tours are in celebration of the dam’s first 100 years of service to Michigan, and are part of the Oscoda County Riverfest, being held Aug. 26-28.

Consumers Energy Continuing to Install Buoys Below Dams for Safety This Summer

Consumers Energy is coordinating with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to install buoys this summer to help warn the public to stay out of potentially unsafe areas immediately downstream of hydro facilities.

Consumers Energy Works with Michigan Communities to Remove Trees from Power Lines, Deliver Energy...

Working with homeowners and businesses in communities across Michigan, Consumers Energy is focusing on delivering energy reliably by clearing trees away from power lines

Bay County Habitat for Humanity, Other Nonprofits Benefit from Consumers Energy’s Weadock Plant Donations

Consumers Energy has donated nearly $18,000 of furniture, appliances and other office items from its recently retired J.C. Weadock generating plant to Bay County Habitat for Humanity and two other Bay County nonprofit organizations.

Consumers Energy Kicking Off Local National Night Out Activities

Consumers Energy will be joined by local broadcast media, law enforcement officers and governmental officials to host an early morning kick-off Tuesday, Aug. 2, promoting the 33rd Annual National Night Out.

With Heat Wave Coming, Consumers Energy Offers Tips to Stay Safe and Save Energy...

With temperatures headed for the high 90s in Michigan this week, Consumers Energy is offering information to help businesses and households manage their energy use while still staying cool and safe.

Consumers Energy Expands Free Program that Helps Small Businesses Reduce Energy Use, Lower Costs

Consumers Energy announced today it is expanding a program that provides free energy assessments and plans to reduce energy use for small businesses in Ingham, Jackson and Eaton counties. Already, the program has helped over 5,300 businesses in Kent County to use less energy and lower their costs.

Consumers Energy Strengthens Electric Grid Across Michigan to Power State’s Homes and Businesses

Whether it’s replacing poles, trimming trees away from power lines or upgrading hubs in the electric grid, Consumers Energy employees are working hard this summer to upgrade Michigan’s electric system. The energy provider today released figures that illustrate its work to ensure that Michigan homes and businesses receive the energy they need, whenever they need it.

Consumers Energy Rolling Out New Mobile Command Centers to Improve Emergency Response

Consumers Energy has developed two new specially equipped vehicles to help keep its safety promise to Michigan. The two mobile command centers were designed and outfitted to respond to any localized emergency the energy provider may face, as well as to support widespread storm restoration work.

Consumers Energy Offers Tips to Help Households, Businesses Cut Down on Energy Costs as...

As the start of summer brings high temperatures across Michigan, Consumers Energy is letting residents and business owners know they can take many simple steps to lower energy costs and still stay cool.

Consumers Energy Offers ‘Above and Below’ Summer Safety Tips

Now that Mother Nature is bringing the heat of summer to Michigan, Consumers Energy is reminding the public to stay safe while working or playing outside.

Consumers Energy Powers Michigan with Renewable Energy, Celebrates New Solar Facility at Grand Valley...

Consumers Energy today celebrated its first solar power plant -- a 17-acre array of 11,000 Michigan-made solar panels at Grand Valley State University that produces electricity for Michigan homes and businesses.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Net Leased O’Reilly Auto Parts

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant O’Reilly Auto Parts located at 287 N Ron McNair Boulevard in Lake City, South Carolina for $1,045,000.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Net Leased O’Reilly Auto Parts

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant O’Reilly Auto Parts located at 287 N Ron McNair Boulevard in Lake City, South Carolina for $1,045,000.