Squirrels, raccoons and other curious animals will have a more difficult time getting into Consumers Energy’s substations and disrupting power because of control measures being put in place throughout the state.
The tailwater access site located near Oscoda had been closed since May for a construction project to upgrade the site, repair a sheet pile wall and improve safety for visitors. The site reopened Oct. 3.
Consumers Energy has released its first-ever Accountability Report, an overview of the company’s efforts to continue meeting Michigan’s energy needs. The report highlights Consumers Energy’s commitment to Michigan businesses, its corporate citizenship and role in making the state’s air the cleanest it has been in a generation.
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Prior to Old Man Winter unleashing his fury and the loss of power that often accompanies it, Consumers Energy is unveiling a new tool to help crews get the power back on during those powerful winter storms.
Consumers Energy is stationing three new “mobile storm units” across Michigan to help crews restore power more quickly after damaging storms.
Consumers Energy has eliminated up-front deposits for power line expansions for businesses.
To enhance service to its growing natural gas customer base in Oakland County, Consumers Energy and state and local officials Friday observed the opening of its $7.5 million Groveland Service Center in Holly.
Consumers Energy says it has signed a contract with Southfield-based Barton Malow Co. for engineering, procurement and construction services at its $255 million Cross Winds Energy Park, a 105-megawatt wind farm in Tuscola County. The contract is subject to approval by the Michigan Public Service Commission.
Solar projects planned by 16 residential customers have been selected to move forward as part of Consumers Energy’s ongoing implementation of Michigan’s energy reform law.