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Trade Ally Engagement Forum

You're invited! Join us Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2019, from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Ford Field to learn how you can offer your customers these energy efficiency programs: Industrial Energy Management, Compressed Air, Advanced Lighting Controls and others, while showing your game day talent on the field! 

Register here, now! Space is limited.


Project of the Year

It's back! We are now accepting submissions for Project of the Year, which gives you the opportunity to showcase your most successful and innovative projects from the 2018 Program Year, with the chance to win $5,000 for yourself, and $15,000 for your customer if your project is selected as a winner!

Nominations must be submitted here by March 1st.


9th Annual Trade Ally Rollout

On Nov. 8, Consumer Energy Business Energy Efficiency Programs held its 9TH ANNUAL Trade Ally Rollout in Lansing, Michigan. This successful event welcomed 450+ trade allies to learn about the direction of our 2019 program and Trade Ally specific programs and events that we are excited to share with you in the upcoming year. Our program managers presented useful materials to help the Trade Allies navigate the 2019 rebate application and catalog.

Reach out to your Energy Advisor for a recap if you missed the event.

Check out the powerful video we showed at the rollout, featuring Trade Ally contributions to the program since 2009:


Thank you for attending the 2018 Trade Ally Golf Outing

We appreciate all of the hard work and making this another successful year in energy efficiency!

  • Click here to enjoy photos from the event.
  • Click here to find a list of teams and emails of those who attended.

Steam Trap Express Program

Consumers Energy is inquiring participation in the: The Steam Trap Express Program. The first step in qualifying is to respond to this Request for Qualifications (RFQ).


New Construction

Reservation funding subject to change due to ASHRAE 90.1-2013 code adoption for the State of Michigan unless the final application is received on or before November 30th, 2018. Commercial energy code became effective September 20, 2017 for all new and major retrofit buildings.


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