Economic Development Services

If you’re considering relocating, consider Michigan and Consumers Energy – let’s work together to accelerate your business. We’ll assign a business energy professional to work with your team every step of the way. We’ve been powering corporate leaders, innovators and industry game changers for more than a century. We can introduce you to key contacts and facilitate your progress for a solid start and promising future.

Success Starters

Proven Reliability

Tap into a steady supply of safe, reliable, affordable energy secured by ongoing system investments. Our predicted average electric reliability is 99.97% for customers with a dedicated substation.

Sustainable Energy Options

Access 149,000 cubic feet of working natural gas storage and 8,800 megawatts of electric capacity—with a growing portfolio of 950 megawatts of renewable energy sources including wind, solar, hydroelectric, and more.

Competitive Rates

Gain a clear estimate of your electric and natural gas costs based on your specific growth strategy. We’ll identify rate options for you according to expected energy use to maximize efficiency and cost-savings.

Engineered to Work for You

Get options. We’ll work with you to select a site that serves your energy needs over the long haul. We’ll also provide competitive engineering estimates for energy infrastructure improvements you may need. As your energy needs grow, we offer new construction incentives to offset upfront energy infrastructure costs.

Utility Infrastructure Mapping

Know your site above ground and below. We’ll equip you with maps illustrating where the pipes and wires are located on your site so service providers have the intelligence they need to best serve you. This can help avoid costly delays and surprises.

Certified Energy Ready Sites

Shop our Energy Ready site inventory for premium locations that are already primed to meet your unique energy needs. They’re also backed by strong relationships with State and economic development agencies.

Energy Efficiency Incentives

We can help your business save energy and money by identifying energy saving opportunities at your facility. We offer a variety of rebates on energy efficient equipment to eliminate or reduce upfront project costs. We’ve helped industrial customers reduce electric rates by as much as 15%.

Jeff Mayes

Director, Economic Development
Phone: 989-667-5284

Scott Corrin

Manager, Economic Development
Phone: 517-374-2248

Michele Eaton

Manager, Economic Development
Phone: 810-760-3497

Be Michigan’s Next Success Story

We know Michigan’s business culture. It’s a unique and wonderful place for your new and expanding business to reach its fullest potential. We’ll give you the lay of the land, make connections and collaborate along the way to fast-track your progress. Let us show you how.