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Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Consumers Energy to Quit Coal by 2025, Speeding Closure of Five Units

June 24, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Michigan’s largest energy provider Consumers Energy will stop using coal as a fuel source for power generation within the next four years—15 years earlier than previously planned. In an updated integrated resource plan (IRP) filed with the Michigan Public Service […]

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US industry acts to unblock disputed 584MW solar pipeline

August 12, 2019

Via: PV Resources

A dispute holding up a solar project backlog of nearly 600MW in Michigan is now one step closer to resolution, under a truce brokered with the help of industry representatives. Last Friday, US solar body SEIA urged the Michigan Public […]

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Consumers Energy gains Michigan regulator approval for closing coal-fired units

June 10, 2019

Via: Power Engineering

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan regulators on Friday approved a major utility’s plan to phase out its coal-fired power plants and rely increasingly on renewable sources and energy efficiency to provide electricity. Jackson-based Consumers Energy, which supplies power to much […]

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Consumers Energy powers Michigan with renewable energy

June 14, 2016

Via: Penn Energy

Consumers Energy today celebrated its first solar power plant – a 17-acre array of 11,000 Michigan-made solar panels at Grand Valley State University that produces electricity for Michigan homes and businesses. The 3-megawatt solar power plant on university property is […]

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Consumers Energy on track to close 7 coal-fired power plants

March 23, 2016

Via: Penn Energy

Consumers Energy says it’s on track to close its seven oldest Michigan coal-fired power plants this spring. Read More on Penn Energy

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Consumers Energy – Consumers Energy Recognizes Legacy of Michigan Families Through Certification of 33 Historic Farms

February 3, 2016

Via: Energy Manager Today

Consumers Energy awarded commemorative signs to 33 Michigan Centennial and Sesquicentennial Farms in 2015, recognizing them as being working farms owned by the same families for 100 and 150 years. “We are honored to help recognize the work of these […]