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Consumers Energy’s Seven Oldest Coal Plants are Shutting Down

Consumers Energy's seven oldest coal plants are shutting down by April 15 after more than 60 years in Michigan.

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Beware of Unpredictable Ice Around Michigan Hydroelectric Plants

Consumers Energy is advising extreme caution when on or near open water surrounding its generating and hydroelectric plants.

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Michigan to Investigate Consumers Energy Over Estimated Billing Practices

The Michigan Public Service Commission is investigating the billing and estimated usage practices of Consumers Energy in response to customer complaints.

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Mild Winter and Low Gas Prices Create Savings for Michigan Homeowners

Consumers Energy says a relatively mild winter and the lowest natural gas price in nearly 15 years are combining to reduce this winter’s heating bills by an average of $200 per household compared to a year ago.

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Still Without Power? Contact Consumers Energy

As of 4:30PM on Sunday, approximately 6,000 Consumers Energy customers remained without service from the Christmas Eve storm.

Now, nearly all customers have had power restored. If you are still without power, Consumers Energy is asking you to contact them.

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Over 100,000 Without Power in Michigan, May Not be Back on For Christmas

Thousands of homes in Michigan are without power this Christmas Eve after a strong wind storm overnight.

Winds in some areas areas of the state were over 60 miles per hour...

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How Much Does it Cost to Cook Your Thanksgiving Dinner

How are your plans for Thanksgiving coming? Getting all of the plans together?

We know it's going to cost more than in the past. The average cost has hit a new all-time high, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation, to over $50 for a family of 10.

I was talking with our friends at Consumers Energy, about how much it actually costs to cook all of the goodies we have on Thanksgiving, and I was stunned. It's low!

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Scams Target Small Businesses, Consumers Energy Customers

Consumers Energy and the Michigan State Police are warning Michigan business owners and residents to protect themselves from ongoing customer scams.

The current round of scams has hit Kent County 124 times, the second most of any county in Michigan.

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Thousands in West Michigan Without Power, More Likely to Come

Power outages have already started to trickle in to Consumers Energy's real-time outage map. More than 6,000 residents of West Michigan are without power, and with the winds picking up throughout the day today, Consumer's expects that number to grow. 

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How to get Automatic Power Outage Alerts on Your Phone

West Michigan is no stranger to severe weather and that severe weather can bring power outages in any season.

Learn how to get power outage alerts by text message.

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Final Freighter Delivery to B.C. Cobb Plant at Port of Muskegon

After 70 years of coal deliveries, the Port of Muskegon received its final Great Lakes coal freighter delivery at the B.C. Cobb Plant yesterday.

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Winter Heating Costs Projected to be 15 Percent Lower

Consumers Energy says winter heating costs could be more than 15 percent lower than average this winter saving the average customer over $100.

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