DTE Tops 'Buy Michigan' Targets Through Pure Michigan Business ConnectDTE Energy said last week that it exceeded its targets for spending with Michigan-based companies in 2013, part of its ongoing commitment to support in-state companies through the Pure Michigan Business Connect Initiative.
Consumers Breaks Ground For New Wind FarmConsumers Energy, its contractors, Tuscola County-area landowners and local government officials held a groundbreaking event Friday to officially start construction of the company's second wind park, called the Cross Winds Energy Park.
Consumers Energy Releases First-ever Accountability ReportConsumers 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.
$8B Pure Michigan Business Connect Program Grows Through Consumers Power, DTEThe state’s $8 billion Pure Michigan Business Connect program continues to grow, with Consumers Energy and DTE Energy committing to a total of $2 billion in spending with other Michigan-based companies.
DTE Energy Tops Goals For Spending With Michigan BusinessesDTE Energy spent $231 million with Michigan-based suppliers through April, compared to its $191 million target, as part of its commitment to the Pure Michigan Business Connect Initiative that began two years ago. This is 20 percent higher than DTE's 2013 year-to-date target.
Hennessey Capital Offers Michigan Businesses Reduced Fees Through MEDCHennessey Capital, a division of Hitachi Capital America Corp., is doing its part to nurture and assist Michigan businesses by offering reduced fees to new clients participating in the Pure Michigan Business Connect initiative.
Detroit Chamber's Connection Point Now Part Of MEDC's Pure Michigan Business ConnectThe Detroit Regional Chamber's Connection Point program, which has worked to connect Detroit-area businesses with new clients ranging from huge defense contractors to NASA, has become part of the Michigan Economic Development Corp.'s Pure Michigan Business Connect program.
Consumers Energy Launches 'Buy Michigan' Initiative For Energy Efficiency ProgramAs part of its commitment to Pure Michigan Business Connect, Consumers Energy is launching a "Buy Michigan" initiative for its business energy efficiency program.
DTE Boosts 2012 Michigan Spending Target To $700 MillionDTE Energy said Monday it has exceeded target for spending with Michigan based companies through August, as part of its ongoing commitment to the Pure Michigan Business Connect Initiative.
Consumers Energy Doubles To $500 Million Its Commitment To Pure MichiganMichigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced that Consumers Energy has doubled – to $500 million – its commitment to Pure Michigan Business Connect, a key initiative putting people back to work in Michigan.
100+ Gather At Pure Michigan Business Connect SummitMore than 100 people met Monday at a summit focused on strengthening small to medium-sized Michigan-based businesses through increased sales to Jackson-based Consumers Energy.
Snyder: Economic Gardening Working In MichiganMichigan’s strategy to create a positive business climate to help Michigan companies grow is showing results, Governor Rick Snyder told a record crowd at the 2012 National Economic Gardening Conference today in Grand Rapids.
MEDC Announces New Initiatives At MackinacThe Michigan Economic Development Corp. announced five new initiatives under the Pure Michigan Business Connect umbrella at the Mackinac Policy Conference last week that will further help Michigan businesses grow and improve the state’s economy.
More Michigan Businesses Getting Work From Consumers EnergyMore Michigan businesses are getting work from Consumers Energy as a result of the company's commitment to Pure Michigan Business Connect.
Local Company Completes Project For Ludington Pumped Storage UpgradeA Ludington company, Hardman Construction Inc., has completed a key project -- improving a Lake Michigan barge dock -- needed for the $800 million upgrade of the Ludington Pumped Storage Plant.