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Consumers Energy CEO Patti Poppe to Co-Chair the 2018 FIRST Robotics Championship in Michigan
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by Patti Poppe, President and CEO of Consumers Energy

This is an exciting time for Consumers Energy and the energy industry. We’re in the midst of unprecedented transformation. Technological advances are rapidly reshaping the way we do business.

Solar Panels, Electric Vehicle Charging Coming to Jackson Via Consumers Energy

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JACKSON, MI - A chunk of downtown Jackson will become a statewide hub for energy innovation, according to Consumers Energy, which plans to create its second energy district in Michigan there.

The Jackson Smart Energy District will incorporate future technologies including solar panels, electric vehicle charging, high performance buildings and battery storage units, Consumers President and CEO Patti Poppe said.

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Green Glove Dryer Now in Every Elementary School Classroom in Jackson County

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An innovative collaboration between Consumers Energy and a Michigan business is helping keep students in over 500 elementary classrooms warm this winter.

Consumers Energy Ensures Historic Weadock Plant Site is Safe for Reuse

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Consumers Energy is keeping its promise to “leave it better” in Hampton Township, a community near Bay City, Michigan, where it closed the historic J.C. Weadock power plant.

In April 2016, Consumers Energy retired the coal-fired plant that began churning out electricity in 1940 at the mouth of the Saginaw River.

Michigan 2-1-1: State-of-the-Art Planning Keeps Residents Warm

By Jan Lee
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This article series is sponsored by Consumers Energy and went through our normal editorial review process. 

Last month, when sub-zero temperatures swept through Midwestern and Northeastern states, one centralized agency in Michigan was already marshalling resources to help those in need. Michigan 2-1-1, a state-supported consortium of nonprofits, businesses, governments and private citizens were on staff to help Michigan residents cope with record-setting temperature lows.

Consumers Energy Seeks Public Input in Developing Long-Term Energy Plan

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JACKSON, Mich., January 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy is taking input from the public as it develops a long-range plan that will help ensure Michigan continues to be powered by affordable, reliable and clean energy.

Consumers Energy is developing an Integrated Resource Plan that will serve as a valuable guide for actions for the next 15 years.

Consumers Energy Helps Close the Gap in Heating Costs During Harsh Michigan Winters

By Whitney Skeans
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This article series is sponsored by Consumers Energy and went through our normal editorial review process. 

Each winter in Michigan, the question we all ask ourselves is: How cold will it get this year?

For most, the question is simple enough – check the Farmer’s Almanac, tune into the weather forecast, ask a few friends or co-workers what they’ve heard. And, if "colder" is the reply, we may decide to don that fluffy wool sweater, turn up the thermostat, make a pot of soup, or throw a log on the fireplace at home.

Our Vision for Moving Humanity Forward

By Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO, General Motors Co.
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We can’t completely predict what our world will look like 25 years from now, but we constantly study trends so that we can anticipate the rapid changes taking place in our industry. Twenty-five years from now, it is estimated that:

GM Scales Autonomous Vehicle Fleet to 180 Electric Cars

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GM is using mass-production methods to manufacture 130 fully electric Chevrolet Bolt EV test vehicles equipped with self-driving technology at an assembly plant in Michigan. These vehicles will join the 50 already deployed in San Francisco, Scottsdale and metro Detroit. GM is testing these self-driving cars and collecting real-world data, ensuring they meet the company’s strict safety and quality standards.

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