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.
November 2018
Get Help Paying Your Energy Bill
Choose from several energy assistance programs and payment plans for seniors, veterans, income-qualified and more. Learn more at Energy Assistance.

Is Your Home Ready for the Cold?
Upgrading to energy-efficient equipment can be a big investment. To help cover the cost, we offer rebates up to $400* on qualifying natural gas furnaces. Plus, you can save an additional $100 on a furnace when a participating contractor installs it by Dec. 15, 2018. Just use the promo code on the bill insert coupon! *Terms and conditions apply. Learn More.

Save $50 on a New Wi-Fi Thermostat
Consumers Energy customers who have ELECTRIC SERVICE ONLY or NATURAL GAS SERVICE ONLY are eligible to receive an instant $50 rebate on a programmable Wi-Fi thermostat. Buy online at the Consumers Energy Store.

Save $100 on a New Wi-Fi Thermostat
Consumers Energy customers who have BOTH ELECTRIC AND NATURAL GAS SERVICE are eligible to receive an instant $100 rebate on a programmable Wi-Fi thermostat. Buy online at the Consumers Energy Store.

Consumers Energy Small Business Marketplace
The Consumers Energy Small Business Marketplace offers discounts on energy efficient products exclusively for businesses like yours. Use Promo Code BLACKFRIDAY75 by Nov. 30. Learn More.
Natural Gas Pipeline Safety and Reliability – 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).

Three Steps to Four Seasons of Comfort
Upgrading your insulation is as easy as measure, fix and save. Increasing your home insulation can be one of the most effective — and surprisingly simple — steps you can take to prepare for fall. You can get up to $400 in rebates. Terms and conditions apply. Get started.

Give Your Home’s Efficiency a Boost
Schedule a FREE Home Energy Analysis and take the next step in making your home more energy efficient. Promo code: LEAF18 Use by Nov. 30, 2018. Terms and conditions apply. Learn more.

Count On Convenience and Get $30 On Us
With Consumers Energy’s Pay My WayTM program, you choose when to pay your energy bill. Pay ahead for your energy costs according to your budget and schedule. Enroll now and start off with a $30 credit. Terms and conditions apply. Learn more and watch video.
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).

New Options to Lower Your Bill
Join the thousands who save every year when you enroll in the Peak Power Savers AC Peak Cycling program. You’ll get $7.84 in monthly bill credits June through September — more than $30 off your electric bill each year! Promo code: MICHIGAN Must be a Consumers Energy electric customer with an upgraded meter. Learn more.

Save Up to $65 in Rebates with a Heating Comprehensive Tune-up
Tune up your system and tune out the cold. It’s never too early to schedule a heating comprehensive tune-up. A Consumers Energy participating contractor will prepare you for the heating season. Promo code: TUNE15   Learn more.

Get Instant In-store Discounts on LEDs
Just look for our Instant Savings label in store to save up to $4 per bulb. For every qualifying LED purchased in October, we will donate one to a Michigan family in need. Limit 12 bulbs per customer. Learn more.
Simplify Your Energy Costs
Say goodbye to monthly bills. Pay My Way TM gives you the power to keep track of your energy use and pay when you want, how you want. Flexible payment options, low-balance alerts, 24/7 online account access and more make Pay My Way the smart and simple way to manage your energy costs. We’ll help you get started with a $30 credit. Get Started or call 844-309-5513.
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.