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Energy Smart Grocer

The Smart Approach

Consumers Energy remains committed to the health and well-being of our customers and communities. Now more than ever, we’re here to help you save energy and money. The Energy Smart Grocer program from Consumers Energy provides no-cost energy assessments, technical assistance and financial incentives to grocers seeking to lower their operating costs. Saving energy is smart business, and with the help of Energy Smart Grocer, eligible stores can significantly reduce their energy use with refrigeration, lighting and food service equipment retrofits.

“I had no idea of the energy saving opportunities at my store. Seeing them in print makes all the difference in the world.”

Alan Hartline, Owner

Kingma's Market

Virtual Assessment

Our virtual assessment allows you to receive expert guidance to improve your store's energy efficiency without our staff entering your store.

Participation is easy. As you take the energy auditor through a virtual walkthrough of your store, they will provide guidance on what to look for and ask you to take pictures of specific equipment. The auditor will then review your collected data and may ask a few final questions about your building’s operations. That’s it! Your energy auditor will then compile an energy assessment report within a few weeks with recommendations on how you can save energy and money. Schedule one today by sending an email to EnergySmartGrocer@cmsenergy.com


Reign in Energy Use

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Benefits of Being Energy Smart

  • Lower your operating costs
  • Increase profit margins
  • Achieve immediate and long-term energy savings

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What We Provide

  • No-cost energy assessment
  • Customized long-term energy efficiency investment plan
  • Expert recommendations for persistent energy savings
  • Incentives to offset installation costs
  • Review of contractor bids to ensure eligibility of products

Learn More

To learn more about how you can improve your bottom line through increased energy efficiency, please contact our Grocer advisors or click below to learn about our virtual assessment.

You can also check out other resources on the program like our Case Study.

Contact Us

Call us at 517-999-2376 or email us.

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