Overall Winner, People’s Choice to be Announced During Project 1 this Fall
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Ten Grand Rapids Public Schools students have been selected from a record number of entries in an annual art competition focused on energy-related subjects. The artwork will be on display this fall during Project 1 by ArtPrize through collaboration with the district and Consumers Energy.
Patti Poppe likes to joke about the bumper sticker she once stuck on her Chevy Volt electric hybrid car: “I ♥ coal.”
These days, the sticker sits in Poppe’s office at Consumers Energy’s headquarters in her hometown of Jackson. It’s a symbol of her personal evolution on climate change — and the transformation she’s leading at Michigan’s largest natural gas and power provider.
2019 Sustainability Report showcases commitment to the triple bottom line
Multimedia with summary
At Consumers Energy, we’re more than pipes, poles and wires. We’re part of Michigan’s landscape. That’s why we’ve worked proudly to maintain the Mitten for more than 130 years.
From border to bridge and coast to coast, we’re helping our neighbors across Michigan by providing safe, reliable energy and caring for our communities.
As we reflect on our efforts to pursue our purpose of World Class Performance Delivering Hometown Service, we know our business is about more than profits. It’s about enabling the communities we serve to share in our success.
More Than 200 Potential Turtle Names Submitted Via Social Media
SAGINAW, MI, May 16, 2019 – Twelve rare juvenile Blanding’s Turtles hatched from incubated eggs were released today back into a turtle-friendly habitat created for them near Saginaw by Consumers Energy employees.
Pipeline restoration work creates new habitat for bees, butterflies
Tom Hess has worked with many companies during his 28-year career as an environmental inspector.
In many cases, Hess has experienced clients who tolerate his environmental recommendations, or do only what’s required — often with pressure.
Thus, Hess wasn’t sure what to expect when he proposed spending extra money to restore construction areas on a major natural gas pipeline project for Michigan-based Consumers Energy. He suggested using seed mix containing native grasses and wildflowers to attract bees, butterflies and other pollinators losing habitat across the country.
Did you know one tree can produce enough oxygen for up to four people? According to the Arbor Day Foundation, planting trees has many benefits including improving air quality, protecting wildlife and enabling energy savings.
Ninety Teams from Michigan Compete; State Has Most Robotics Squads in U.S.
DETROIT, April 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Consumers Energy is excited to sponsor the FIRST Championship for high school robotics students, a marquee event that brings teams from across the globe and tens of thousands of visitors to Detroit -- and a showplace for the next generation of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) talent here in Michigan.
JACKSON, Mich., April 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Consumers Energy Foundation celebrated Earth Day today by providing $500,000 for three projects that will make a significant impact on Michigan’s environment – protecting habitat for Michigan’s wildlife, planting 100,000 trees and preserving freshwater resources.
The Michigan Nature Association, Conservation Resource Alliance and Michigan United Conservation Clubs are the first recipients of the Foundation’s Planet Awards. The grants aim to preserve, restore and protect Michigan’s natural resources.
Company recognizes STEM and FIRST® Robotics as the key to Michigan’s future
Ellen Green signed up for her high school robotics team because she’s competitive and likes to be involved – not because she was looking for a career.
But Green fell in love with industrial engineering while leading Notre Dame (Pontiac) Prep’s team to success and championships in FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics competitions.