Stories tagged: "Consumers Energy"

A utility worker works on lines in Detroit, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023. A new storm teeming with freezing rain and strong winds socked Michigan on Monday, presenting a fresh challenge for crews that have been trying to restore electricity to thousands of customers who have been in the dark since ice snapped lines days ago. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Top Michigan Senator Calls for Investigation Into Widespread Power Outages

State Sen. Sean McCann (D-Kalamazoo), the chair of the Senate Committee on Energy and Environment, said Tuesday that he wants a formal investigation to figure out what went wrong—and how to fix it.

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel walks to her seat before the State of the State address, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, at the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
Nessel Calls Out Utility Companies: Give Customers’ Money Back

Michigan Attorney Dana Nessel is calling on utility companies to cut thousands of customers a break on their bills after an ice storm knocked out power in southeast Michigan.

The storms were widespread in Michigan and Indiana.
Storms Kill Power to More Than 400,000 Customers in Michigan

Thousands of Metro Detroit residents were left without electricity service on Tuesday morning as crews worked to repair the damage from a line of thunderstorms that ripped across much of the Midwest on Monday afternoon—at one point leaving more than 400,000 Michiganders in the dark.

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EV Myths: Test Driving Common Claims About Electric Vehicles in Michigan

People have strong opinions on EVs. We've circled around with the facts on some of the most common claims.

A woman takes a photo of lightning striking as dark storm clouds roll over Lake Michigan. (Mark Olsen via Unsplash)
Storms Knock Out Power to More than 100,000 Across Michigan

Severe thunderstorms left more than 100,000 customers across Michigan without power, utilities reported Wednesday.