Officials say the explosion happened shortly after crews from Consumers Energy arrived to investigate the possible gas leak.
Scores of tree branches broke and fell from the weight of ice during the pre-Christmas storm, which knocked out power to roughly 650,000 homes and businesses.
Consumers Adds More Renewables To Portfolio, Sets MSU Session On Digesters, Residential Solar Projects
The Jackson utility Consumers Energy Wednesday announced a new renewable energy program to buy electricity produced by anaerobic digesters. The utility will provide more information on the digesters as well as residential solar projects in an information April 8 in Lansing.
Consumers Energy is encouraging businesses from the Indiana line to the Upper Peninsula to save energy by sponsoring the West Michigan Battle of the Buildings, a friendly competition that will run through the rest of this year.
Matt’s Favorites: Dow Makes Sochi Olympics Carbon Neutral, Challenge Detroit Is Back, Energy-Saving Webpage, And Much More
So here we are at another midweek — and another snowstorm. Trust me, when you’re sweating through a power outage on one of those August nights when it barely dips below 80 degrees and it’s 1,000 percent humidity, you will miss this. Maybe. Well, probably not. But anyway, here’s a bunch of tech news to distract you from the shivering…
So how’s everybody’s midweek coming along? Mine has been all about auto tech so far — see the nerd’s-eye view of the North American International Auto Show below. And also, enjoy these fine tech tidbits! […]
Consumers Energy has selected 31 solar-powered projects offered by businesses, homeowners and nonprofit groups across Michigan’s Lower Peninsula to supply renewable energy to customers.
Veterans organizations, homeless shelters, food banks and other nonprofit groups throughout Michigan are benefitting from an initiative by Consumers Energy to replace lighting, thermostats and more with money-saving, energy-efficient products.
There are no immediate reports of injuries, but Consumers Energy reported thousands of power outages, especially east of U.S. 131 between Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo.
Consumers Energy is sponsoring a forum to provide information to anyone interested in a new program to sell electricity produced by anaerobic digesters.