Consumers Energy is asking the state to approve a bond issue that will allow it to close and demolish three coal-fired power plants in Michigan.
Viewers of weather broadcasts on WILX TV, the NBC affiliate for the Lansing-Jackson market, will get a view from above of mid-Michigan communities as Consumers Energy sponsors the Weather Authority SkyCam Network.
Consumers Energy said since January 2011, more than 30 percent of substation outages have been caused by wildlife.
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.