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Consumers Energy President and CEO Patti Poppe and her husband are donating $1 million to help small businesses in her company’s hometown of Jackson, MI.


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Consumers Energy President and CEO Patti Poppe and her husband are donating $1 million to help small businesses in her company’s hometown of Jackson, MI.

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Consumers Energy CEO Helps Small Business Cope With COVID-19

Consumers Energy President and CEO Patti Poppe and her husband are donating $1 million to help small businesses in her company’s hometown of Jackson, MI.

Top Utilities: Power To The People

New electric generating capacity in 2020 will come primarily from wind and solar, with renewables making up 76 percent of the 42 gigawatts that will be added.

Pure Michigan Means Pure Opportunity

With its affordable cost of living, highly skilled workforce, culture of innovation and premier quality of life, businesses are turning to Michigan for new opportunities.

U.S. Manufacturing: All The Way Back

The U.S. manufacturing sector finally has regained the output levels lost during the Great Recession. But an exceptionally tight labor market might put a damper on the celebration.

Top Utilities: Power Players For Development

Size counts, but when it comes to making our picks for forward-thinking utilities, so do smart grids, renewable energy and a seat at the table when economic development deals are negotiated.

2018 Economic Development Deal Of The Year Honorable Mentions

With more than 40 projects to choose from in our 2018 Deal of the Year competition, our judges had to put in overtime to designate 10 worthy recipients of our Honorable Mentions.

Michigan: Strong Partnerships, Stronger Growth

Michigan’s economic development team is working with more than 100 inter-local and corporate partners to develop growth strategies.

Top Utilities: Powering Growth

Our Editor’s Choice selections for Top Utilities include the leaders who are upgrading their grids, diversifying their energy sources and doing what it takes to power economic development.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles To Invest Over $1B In Michigan

FCA will modernize its Warren Truck Assembly to produce Ram Heavy Duty trucks, relocating truck production from Mexico and adding 2,500 new jobs.

1,000th Michigan Business Lands Energy Incentives

A Chinese auto parts maker joins Michigan businesses that have received over $7.5 million in Consumers Energy's new construction incentives.

Consumers Energy Offering New Policies To Encourage Economic Development In Michigan

An estimated 600 Michigan businesses each year will see the benefits of Consumers Energy's new, innovative approach.

Consumers Energy Moves To Build Natural Gas Power Plant In Genesee County

Economic study: project will bring 600 construction jobs to—and benefits for—the Genesee County, MI community.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

COVID-19 Pandemic Spurs Innovation At ILC Dover

Legendary Delaware manufacturer has introduced a new product, the EZ BioHood, to protect frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tennessee: A Pledge To Recover

Tennessee is doing its best to transition from “temporarily closed” to “permanently open” using statewide initiatives that protect individuals and support businesses.

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Location Spotlight: Ohio Electric Cooperatives

Ohio consistently ranks as one of the top U.S. destinations for new corporate facilities, meaning prime sites are quickly snapped up. Economic development officials and private developers are working cooperatively to ensure the pipeline of immediately-developable sites stays full with diverse location opportunities.

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On March 9, 1945 the Georgia Legislature, anticipating the post-World War II economic boom, created the Georgia Ports Authority, with control over the deepwater ports in both Savannah and Brunswick. Today, the Port of Savannah is the fastest-growing and single largest container terminal in the country, accounting for nearly 10% of Georgia’s economy.