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As of: 11:02 AM, 8/10/22

World Class Performance

A Force for You. A Force for Michigan.

Count on us to provide reliable, affordable energy. We invest in the grid to deliver dependable service in your hometown.

Michiganders Working for a Better MI


Tree Trimming

We believe change can be fast. We are working twice as fast to safely clear trees and vegetation that could interfere with our power lines.
Explore Forestry Efforts

Utility Pole Replacement

We believe change is making improvements. We are committed to upgrading one thousand miles of our energy grid each year.
We’re a Force for You

Grid Innovation

We believe change is reliable. Investments in the grid prevented more than 35,000 outages last year.
Learn About Outages


A Force for You. A Force of Change.

We believe change is:

  • Progress: A modernized grid that detects outages and restores power in seconds
  • Reliable: Preventing more than 35,000 outages last year
  • Enduring: Like our dedication to keep your power running, just as it should

Committed to Reliable, Affordable, Sustainable Energy


Making Advances in Energy Storage

Michigan’s unique geology allows us to purchase natural gas in bulk during the summer, when prices are low, and store it until you need it. When it gets cold, we tap into the stored gas and pass the savings to you.
Save with Stored Energy

We Help Our Neighbors Save

Are you ready to make some small changes to save money and energy, but don’t have any room in your budget for improvements? Good news – you may qualify for our free in-home energy assessment and upgrades.
See If You Qualify to Save

Use of Renewable Resources

The slow transition outlined in our Clean Energy Plan creates price stability and will save customers more than $600 million through 2040. Most of the savings come from reduced capital expenses from proposed changes to our resource mix, including the elimination of coal as a fuel source.
More on Clean Energy Savings

Keeping You Connected

Reliability investments avoided 35,000 outages in 2021.

Click each highlighted blue section to learn more.

Substation

Common outage causes:
  • Critters
  • Growth Capacity
  • Older Equipment
How we're fixing it:
Animal guards, monitoring technology, updated equipment and facility expansion.

Poles

Common outage causes:

  • Car Crash
  • High Winds
  • Heavy Ice
  • Weathered Materials

How we're fixing it:
Relocating poles, sturdier materials and smart technology.

Lines

Common outage causes:

  • High Winds
  • Heavy Ice
  • Trees & Branches

How we're fixing it:
Thicker wires, tree trimming and stronger pole tops.

Home Mast

Common outage causes:

  • Trees & Branches
  • Heavy Ice

How we're fixing it:
If the line is disconnected from your building, you'll need to call an electrician to reconnect service. We take care of the rest.

Croton hydro dam employee

A Force of Change for Michigan’s Energy Future

We are making big changes to ensure Michiganders like you have access to sustainable, reliable, affordable energy that protects our natural resources. Our Clean Energy Plan leans into renewable resources like solar, wind and hydropower.

Our Clean Energy Plan

How Consumers Energy Prepares for a Storm

Find out how we prepare for summer storms.

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5 Quick Tips to Save Energy…and Money

Stay comfortable and maximize your savings: here are some summer energy saving tips to lower your energy costs on hot days.

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What You Need to Know: Call Before You Dig

Before your shovel contacts the ground, call MISS DIG 811 to make sure you are digging in a safe area away from utility lines and cables.

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A Force for Michigan