June 21, 2021

Consumers Energy Has Opportunity to Become Top Clean Energy Utility by Protecting Ratepayers, Public Health, and Michigan’s Air, Land, and Water

WWMT: Michigan leaders call for Consumers Energy to focus on clean energy

June 21, 2021

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Community leaders and environmentalists are calling on Consumers Energy to change business practices to reduce its impact on the environment.

PRESS RELEASE: Consumers Energy’s 15-year power plan

concedes the demise of coal in Michigan

June 23, 2021

Broad coalition of groups respond to utility’s latest Integrated Resource Plan.

AP: Consumers Energy Plans to Complete Coal Phaseout by 2025

June 23, 2021

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Consumers Energy said Wednesday it would stop burning coal to generate electricity by 2025, relying instead on natural gas and renewable energy sources in a push to continue reducing its planet-warming carbon emissions.

Michigan Radio: Consumers Energy to shut down all coal-burning power plants by 2025

June 23, 2021

Consumers Energy says it will retire all of its coal-burning power plants by the year 2025, years ahead of an earlier schedule.

Utility Dive: Consumers Energy to end Michigan coal use by 2025, but critics wary of plan to buy existing gas plants

June 23, 2021

Holland Sentinel: Here's what the early closure of JH Campbell Power Plant means for West Michigan, customers.

July 4, 2021

Consumers Energy, Michigan's largest electric company, announced a plan last week to close its coal power plants by 2025 and source nearly all its energy from "clean" sources by 2040.

PRESS RELEASE: MI Environmental, Community,  & Legislative Leaders Call on Consumers Energy to do Better 

July 8, 2021

Broad coalition asks Michigan Public Service Commission to hear from communities disproportionately facing environmental injustices

PRESS RELEASE: Groups call for public hearings on Consumers Energy’s 15-year power plan  

Grand Rapids Business Journal: Consumers Energy speeds up transition to zero coal

July 9, 2021

Consumers Energy recently announced a sweeping proposal to stop using coal as a fuel source for electricity by 2025 — 15 years faster than currently planned.

July 12, 2021

A coalition of groups is asking the Michigan Public Service Commission to schedule public hearings on Consumers Energy's proposed 15-year plan, known as an Integrated Resource Plan, or IRP.

Michigan Radio: Renewable energy supporters want public hearings on Consumers Energy's proposed 15-year plan

PRESS RELEASE: Customers have two public hearings to weigh in on Consumers Energy’s 15-year power plan

Sept 3, 2021

Customers have two public hearings to weigh in on Consumers Energy’s 15-year power plan

July 12, 2021

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) held a public hearing on the 15-year Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) from Consumers Energy, the main energy provider for the Midland, Bay and Saginaw counties. 

Consumers Energy outlines 15-year plan for providing energy

PRESS RELEASE: Consumers Energy Receives Poor Grades from Advocates on Planned Gas Investments

Sept 3, 2021

A coalition of clean energy, environmental justice, and consumer advocacy organizations released a report card analyzing Consumers Energy’s 15-year Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), which is currently being considered by the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC).