Bill Inserts

Be Safe and Save Energy

We work hard to ensure our customers have the most up-to-date information regarding energy. That’s why, in addition to our monthly Newsline newsletter, we include information in customer bills that emphasizes safety, value-added products and services, and other items of interest. Explore bill insert information from the past 12 months below.
July 2018
Environmental Sources of Electricity and Rate Options
We produce about 33% of our total electricity from coal, which is less than the regional average of 49%. Other fuel sources include: nuclear, natural gas, hydroelectric and other renewable fuels such as wood and wind. View report from April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018 and see available rate options for residential electric and combination customers, residential natural gas customers and business customers.

New Options to Lower Your Bill
Cut your electricity costs when you enroll in Peak Power Savers®. Choose from AC Peak Cycling or Time of Use. Must be a Consumers Energy electric customer with an upgraded meter. Learn more.
You're Free to Save This Summer
Schedule your Home Energy Analysis before July 31 and we’ll waive the $25 fee when you use Promo Code HOT18. Includes installation of free, energy-saving products worth up to $50. Available to natural gas customers and combination gas-electric customers. Program funds are limited to and are available in select geographic areas on a first-come, first-served basis. Schedule at HomeAnalysis-ConsumersEnergy.com or 888-316-8014. Learn more.

We’ll Take Your Old Fridge, You Take $50. Easy.
Get $50 for your old fridge or freezer. Got an old, energy-wasting fridge or freezer? Let us take it off your hands and pay you the easiest $50 you’ll ever make. While we’re there, we’ll also give you $15 for your working dehumidifier or room A/C. Available to electric customers and combination electric-gas customers. Schedule your free and easy pickup at ConsumersApplianceRecycling.com. Learn more.
Summer is Coming. Stay Cool with $20 Room AC Rebates.
ENERGY STAR® certified room ACs use about 9% less energy than standard models and some feature programmable temperature settings. All qualify for a $20 rebate from Consumers Energy*. Apply for rebates online at ConsumersEnergy.com/roomac. Available to electric and combination (natural gas and electric) customers only. Learn More.
Natural Gas Pipeline Safety – What To Do In An Emergency
Natural gas is naturally colorless, tasteless, odorless and nontoxic. A “rotten egg” odor is added before delivery to homes and businesses so gas leaks can be detected quickly, without special equipment. If you smell natural gas (a rotten egg odor), Go to a safe place, Call 9-1-1 and Call Consumers Energy 800-477-5050 (24/7).

Schedule a Home Energy Analysis Today - Save $25
A Home Energy Analysis is a great step toward starting or continuing your energy efficiency journey with Consumers Energy. Sign up before May 31, 2018, using promo code BLOOM18 and we'll waive the $25 analysis fee. Must receive natural gas from Consumers Energy. Learn more.

New Options to Lower Your Bill
Cut your electricity costs when you enroll in Peak Power Savers®. Choose from AC Peak Cycling or Time of Use. Must be a Consumers Energy electric customer with an upgraded meter. Learn more.
Switch to LED Bulbs and Save
Look for the Consumers Energy instant savings label in a store near you to save up to $4 per bulb instantly on LED bulbs. Just one ENERGY STAR® certified LED bulb can save you up to $80 in energy costs over its lifetime, according to EnergyStar.gov.* Find a retailer offering instant rebates.

Business: Earn Instant Savings While Saving Energy
The Consumers Energy Business Instant Discount Program makes energy efficient products available to businesses at a reduced price from participating distributors. Learn more and find out how to participate.
Electric Outage Credits
Consumers Energy electric customers who meet certain criteria may qualify for a $25 customer outage credit. View insert. Online form.

Paying for Energy Just Got Easier
Pay My WayTM lets you pay ahead for your energy use according to your budget and schedule. With a variety of handy features to help you manage your energy payments, it’s an easy and convenient way to pay. For a limited time, we’ll help you get started with a $30 credit. Get Started or call 844-309-5513.

An Assistance Plan That Rewards You
Income-qualified customers who enroll in the Consumers Affordable Resource for Energy (CARE) program receive a monthly credit on their Consumers Energy bill as well as help with a past-due balance. Learn more and check eligibility.
Environmental Sources of Electricity and Rate Options
We produce about 37% of our total electricity from coal, which is less than the regional average of 49%. Other fuel sources include: nuclear, natural gas, hydroelectric and other renewable fuels such as wood and wind. View report from October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017 and see available rate options for residential electric and combination customers, residential natural gas customers and business customers.

What You Need to Know: Changes to Billing Rules
On November 21, the Michigan Public Service Commission approved changes in rules governing billing practices and consumer standards. Learn more about the new Critical Care Customer Shut Off Protection and Medical Certification Form. Also, see 10 tips for storm emergency preparedness and five ways to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning. View insert.
What You Need to Know: Changes to Billing Rules
On November 21, the Michigan Public Service Commission approved changes in rules governing billing practices and consumer standards. Learn more about the new Critical Care Customer Shut Off Protection and Medical Certification Form. Also, see 10 tips for storm emergency preparedness and five ways to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning. View insert.

Pay When You Want, How Your Want
Pay My WayTM lets you pay ahead for your energy use according to your budget and schedule. With a variety of handy features to help you manage your energy payments, it’s an easy and convenient way to pay. For a limited time, we’ll help you get started with a $30 credit. Get Started or call 844-309-5513.

An Assistance Plan That Rewards You
Join the CARE Program beginning October 1. Income-qualified customers who enroll in CARE receive a monthly credit on their Consumers Energy bill as well as help with a past-due balance. Learn more.

Time of Use Pricing Options
Now you can save on energy costs all summer long when you sign up for Peak Power Savers and switch to our Time of Use Pricing Options from June 1 through September 30. Must receive electricity from Consumers Energy and have an upgraded meter. View insert.
Get Help Paying Your Energy Bill
Choose from several assistance programs and payment plans. Learn more at Energy Assistance.

Upgrade Your Insulation and Get Rebates up to $400
Add insulation for a healthier indoor environment. Moist air, pollen, dust and pests can enter your attic when your home isn’t properly sealed and insulated. This can lead to lower indoor air quality, mold growth and water damage. Get Started or call 866-234-0445.

Is Your Home Ready for Cold Temperatures?
When you upgrade to an energy-efficient furnace or boiler, you’ll save on your energy bill and improve your home’s comfort. High-efficiency equipment can be a big investment. To help cover the cost, Consumers Energy offers rebates up to $1,500. Use promo code HEAT100 by November 30 for a $100 bonus rebate. Must receive natural gas from Consumers Energy. Get started.

Comprehensive Home Assessment Offers Customized Plan, Rebates
Are some rooms in your home too hot and others freezing cold? Take a whole-house approach to comfort with a Comprehensive Home Assessment. Find a contractor and mention promo code INFO17 to save when you schedule by December 31, 2017. Get started.

Consumers Energy Small Business Marketplace
The new Consumers Energy Small Business Marketplace for electric customers offers discounts on energy efficient products exclusively for businesses like yours. Learn more.
Consumers Energy Small Business Marketplace
The new Consumers Energy Small Business Marketplace for electric customers offers discounts on energy efficient products exclusively for businesses like yours. Learn more.

Is Your Home Ready for Cold Temperatures?
When you upgrade to an energy-efficient furnace or boiler, you’ll save on your energy bill and improve your home’s comfort. High-efficiency equipment can be a big investment. To help cover the cost, Consumers Energy offers rebates up to $1,500. Use promo code HEAT100 by November 30 for a $100 bonus rebate. Must receive natural gas from Consumers Energy. Get started.

Schedule a Home Energy Analysis Today - Save $25
A Home Energy Analysis is a great step toward starting or continuing your energy efficiency journey with Consumers Energy. Sign up before November 30, 2017, using promo code FALL17 and we'll waive the $25 analysis fee. Must receive natural gas from Consumers Energy. Learn more.

Time of Use Pricing Options
Now you can save on energy costs all summer long when you sign up for Peak Power Savers and switch to our Time of Use Pricing Options from June 1 through September 30. Must receive electricity from Consumers Energy and have an upgraded meter. View insert.
Natural Gas Safety: What to do in an Emergency
Knowing how to recognize, react and report natural gas emergencies can help keep you be safe at home or at work. Also includes fives ways to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning. View insert.

$50 Rebate on Wi-Fi Thermostat
Fall into savings with a $50 Wi-Fi thermostat rebate. Wi-Fi thermostats let you adjust temperature remotely from a smartphone, laptop or tablet with ease from any room in your home, or even while you’re on vacation. Buy online at Shop.ConsumersEnergyStore.com and receive your rebate INSTANTLY. A $50 rebate is available to natural gas only or electric only Consumers Energy customers. Limit one per customer. View insert.

Schedule a Comprehensive Home Assessment and get rebates up to $3,500
Are some rooms in your home unbearably hot and others freezing cold? Take a whole-house approach to home comfort with a Comprehensive Home Assessment. Find a contractor and mention promo code 2HOT to save $100** on your Comprehensive Home Assessment when you schedule by October 31, 2017. Get started at ConsumersEnergy.com/homesavings or call 866-234-0445. View insert for details.

Energy Assistance Dollars are Available
If you, a family member or friend are facing a PAST DUE energy bill, dial 2-1-1 or learn more about our energy assistance programs at www.ConsumersEnergy.com/assistance. Dollars are available now but are limited to first-come, first served. View insert.
Time of Use Pricing Options
Now you can save on energy costs all summer long when you sign up for Peak Power Savers and switch to our Time of Use Pricing Options from June 1 through September 30. Must have electricity from Consumers Energy and an upgraded meter. View insert.

Renewable Energy Efforts for Michigan Businesses
We recently invested in two wind energy parks, adding capacity to our renewable energy supply. In addition to providing clean perpetual power, the wind parks generate thousands of dollars in tax revenue for local communities. View insert.

Affordable Energy Solutions that Meet Your Business Needs
We do more for business than provide reliable natural gas and electric power. We make sure that the price you pay is competitive so you can put your focus on your business and not your bills. View insert.

Keeping Natural Gas Safety and Reliability Top Priorities
Consumers Energy understands how vital natural gas is to businesses. That’s why we pride ourselves on providing clean, efficient and reliable natural gas. View insert.

Energy Assistance Dollars are Available
If you, a family member or friend are facing a PAST DUE energy bill, dial 2-1-1 or learn more about our energy assistance programs at www.ConsumersEnergy.com/assistance. Dollars are available now but are limited to first-come, first served. View insert.