TRAVERSE CITY — Consumers Energy will be conducting an information session on June 6 in Traverse City for residential electric customers interested in learning about customer-installed solar energy systems.

The session will be held at the Aero Park campus of Northwestern Michigan College. The session is free of charge, open to the public and will take place from 5:30 until 8:30 p.m.

Speakers during the session will provide information on how customers can install their own solar energy systems as part of Consumers Energy’s Experimental Advanced Renewable Program.  Reservations for this session and information about the program are available at

Consumers Energy’s program currently has contracts in place to purchase renewable energy from 138 customer-owned solar generators as part of the utility’s renewable energy plan. During a May 10 selection event, 18 residential customer solar projects from 13 Lower Peninsula counties received authorization to proceed as part of Consumers Energy’s Experimental Advanced Renewable Program.

Consumers Energy, the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy (NYSE: CMS), provides natural gas and electricity to 6.8 million of Michigan’s 10 million residents in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.

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