Jackson, Mich. Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Consumers Energy continues to actively monitor the growing situation around the potential coronavirus cases in Michigan and Governor Whitmer’s activation of a state of emergency. In early February, Consumers Energy activated an existing internal team to prepare in the event the global novel coronavirus (COVID-19) becomes disruptive to Michigan communities, our customers or employees. Our plan, which is specifically designed for these types of situations, has been in place for three years and helps guide our actions.
As part of the activation, we have:
We are confident our business continuity plans will keep electricity and natural gas flowing to Michigan homes and businesses as we respond appropriately to any potential risks.
Consumers Energy, Michigan’s largest energy provider, is the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy (NYSE: CMS), providing natural gas and/or electricity to 6.7 million of the state’s 10 million residents in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.
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