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Seven Ways to Save Money on Energy Costs This Summer

As temperatures climb, Consumers Energy shares seven ways to reduce energy bills while staying cool this summer.

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June is National Safety Awareness Month – Here are Some Great Safety Tips

It’s summer in Michigan, when thoughts turn to vacations, travel, outdoor activities and do-it-yourself projects. Make safety a top priority this summer with these tips!

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Grand Rapids Power Outage Affects Over 2,700

WZZM-13 reports a two-car accident has created a power outage in Grand Rapids affecting 2,701 Consumers Energy customers.

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Dan Lennon, president and CEO of Michigan Turkey Producers, Karen McCarthy of Consumers Energy; Ottawa County Commissioner Don Disselkoen; Laird; Brauer; Jennifer Owens, incubator board vice chairwoman; Merle Langeland, president of the Ottawa County Farm Bureau, and Larry Kooiker, president and owner of Agritek Industries, Inc.
Dan Lennon, president and CEO of Michigan Turkey Producers, Karen McCarthy of Consumers Energy; Ottawa County Commissioner Don Disselkoen; Laird; Brauer; Jennifer Owens, incubator board vice chairwoman; Merle Langeland, president of the Ottawa County Farm Bureau, and Larry Kooiker, president and owner of Agritek Industries, Inc.
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Consumers Energy Contributes $25,000 to Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator

A new statewide business incubator designed to spur agricultural innovation has received financial support from Consumers Energy.

Company representatives have presented a $25,000 contribution to officials with the Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator at the Ottawa County administrative offices. The contribution will support new business development centered on commercializing ag-technology ideas and inventions.

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Michigan’s Cold February Creates All-Time Natural Gas Usage Records

Last month's record cold led to record usage of gas to heat homes across Michigan.

Consumers Energy reports the all-time records for most natural gas delivered in one day and most gas delivered in one hour were both set last month.

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Andy Rent, Major Norman Grainger, Roger Morgenstern
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Consumers Energy, The Salvation Army Help Michigan Families Stay Warm

Thousands of Michigan residents reaching out to The Salvation Army to stay warm this winter will be able to with statewide energy bill assistance funded by the non-profit organization and Consumers Energy.

This morning on "Andy in the Morning," Roger Morgenstern, Consumers Energy's senior public information director, and Maj. Norman Grainger, Kent County coordinator for The Salvation Army of Western Michigan & Northern Indiana, discussed Consumers Energy's $1.6 million contribution to The Salvation Army.

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Walks for Warmth Help Keep Michigan Families Warm [Sponsored]

Consumers Energy is encouraging the public this winter to take part in Walks for Warmth, which help raise money to keep Michigan families warm.

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Consumers Energy Sending Workers to Help Out with Snowstorm in Northeastern U.S.

Consumers Energy is sending more than 50 employees to the northeastern U.S. to assist in snowstorm relief.

"We are ready and willing to assist East Coast communities as they prepare for a storm that could cause significant damage," said Michele Kirkland, Consumers Energy vice president of energy operations. "We have been fortunate in the past to be helped by out-of-state crews, and with fair weather here in Michigan, this is an opportunity for us to help them."

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Five Ways to Save Money on Winter Heating

This winter has brought colder-than-normal temperatures to West Michigan.

We have some tips on how to stay warm and save money.

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Over 3,700 Without Power in Grand Rapids

Over 3,700 Consumers Energy customers in Grand Rapids have been without power since about 9:30 this morning.

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The Gift of Energy Could Make Someone Very Happy This Holiday Season

Here is an interesting idea as you shop for Christmas gifts. What about the gift of "Energy?"

Crazy? Not so much. Consumers Energy sells gift certificates that just might be the perfect gift for someone in need.  Maybe seniors that need help covering their expenses, college students, anyone. The cool thing is you don't have to make any online or store search.The gift of a warm home is welcomed by everyone, be it a relative, friend, co-worker, neighbor, service provider or someone who may be in financial need.

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A Predicted Cold Winter Means High Heating Bills. Will you Need Help?

Our weather is beautiful now, but if the weather man is right, we should expect another snowy, cold, winter. And with the cold, come the need for heat, and that cost money. Will you be able to afford it?

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