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Work crews on the scene of a power outage in metro Detroit. (WWJ/Ron Dewey)

Crews Work To Restore Power To Thousands Across Metro Detroit

A representative for Consumer’s Energy says it may be Wednesday before all power is restored.

CBS Detroit–08/03/2015

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Consumers Energy Debuts Drone To Monitor Utility Lines

Consumers Energy has launched a drone to inspect utility poles and wind turbines in parts of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2015

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State Wants Utilities To Discuss Potential Shutoff Changes After Man Froze To Death

The Michigan Public Service Commission wants companies to submit ways to better reach elderly residents who are most at risk during a shutoff in extreme weather.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/16/2015

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Equipment Failure Knocks Out Power To 3,400 In Kent County

Consumers Energy says a mobile substation is being brought in due to the amount of time expected to make repairs.

CBS Detroit–06/13/2015

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Consumers Energy Says It Followed Rules In Shutting Off Service To Home Where Man Froze To Death

An investigation was ordered after the body of 69-year-old John Skelley was discovered in his Hazel Park home earlier this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2015

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Can’t Pay The Winter Heating Bill? There’s Help Available

Consumers Energy says customers who qualify can seek financial help even if they are on a payment plan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2015

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Michigan Announces $22 Million In Aid To Pay Utility Bills

Utility regulators have announced $22 million in federally funded grants to help low-income state residents keep their lights on and their homes warm.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2015

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Vietnam Vet Dies Of Hypothermia After Heat Shut Off To Home

John Skelley was discovered unresponsive, huddled under blankets in front of a space heater on Feb. 1.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2015

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Regulators Order Changes After 2013 Ice Storm

The state’s biggest utilities have been ordered, among other things, to make it easier for customers to get credits on bills when they suffer losses due to outages.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2014

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Consumers Energy: ‘No Immediate Danger’ From Gas Leak In Bloomfield Township

While the scent of gas filled the air, a Consumers Energy representative told WWJ Newsradio 950, there was no immediate danger to those in the area of Middlebelt and Long Lake.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/23/2014

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