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Company Overview of Consumers Energy Company

Company Overview

Consumers Energy Company operates as an electric and gas utility in Michigan, the United States. The company operates in two segments, Electric Utility and Gas Utility. The Electric Utility segment engages in the generation, purchase, distribution, and sale of electricity to residential, commercial, and industrial customers. It generates electricity from coal-fueled, gas-fueled, and oil–fueled power plants, as well as renewable sources, such as hydroelectric, landfill gas, biomass, and wind. The segment’s distribution system includes 421 miles of high-voltage distribution radial lines; 4,259 miles of high-voltage distribution overhead lines; 17 miles of high-voltage distribution underground ...

One Energy Plaza

Jackson, MI 49201

United States

Founded in 1886

7,114 Employees

Phone:

517-788-0550

Key Executives for Consumers Energy Company

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 56
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 61
Vice President of Generation Operations
Chief Accounting Officer
Age: 48
Chief Information Officer and Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Consumers Energy Company Key Developments

Consumers Energy Company Announces 22 New Solar Energy Projects in Michigan

Consumers Energy Company has announced 22 new solar energy projects across Michigan's Lower Peninsula. The projects will provide 546 kilowatts of electric capacity, and they range in size from 21 to 150 kilowatts. Seventeen residential customer projects in 13 counties - Bay, Barry, Clinton, Eaton, Gladwin, Hillsdale, Ingham, Jackson, Kent, Monroe, Newaygo, Ottawa and Washtenaw - also were selected. The projects will provide about 171 kilowatts of electric capacity, and they range in size from 2.5 to 20 kilowatts. The customers were chosen as part of the company's Experimental Advanced Renewable Program (EARP). The program provides for the long-term purchase of renewable energy generated by solar energy systems owned by electric customers. Consumers Energy is on target to use renewable sources for 10% of the electricity it supplies by 2015. Those sources include solar and wind energy, biomass, hydroelectric power and anaerobic digestion.

Consumers Energy Company and CMS Energy Corp. Announces Board Changes

Consumers Energy Company and CMS Energy Corp. announced that James E. Brunner, senior vice president and chief legal counsel of CMS Energy Corporation and Consumers Energy Company retired from the Company. Mr. Brunner was a named executive officer.

Consumers Energy and Utility Workers Union of America Open New Training Center in Potterville

Consumers Energy, a natural gas and electric utility, and the Utility Workers Union of America, or UWUA, have opened a new training center in Potterville, Michigan. The 10,000-square-foot training center in Potterville, southwest of Lansing, features seven classrooms and related labs. There, employees will build and sharpen their skills in meter reading, gas service appliance repair and other natural gas- and electric-related service fields. The center grew from an agreement last year between Consumers Energy and the Utility Workers Union. The UWUA Power for America Training Trust Fund leased an existing Potterville office building, and it is also moving its home office from Southfield to the location. The building was remodeled entirely by Michigan labor. The union will provide training to as many as 2,500 Consumers Energy employees it represents.

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