Thermostat Restrictions Lifted Thursday At Midnight
Consumers Energy says Michigan residents can stop voluntarily lowering their thermostat as of midnight Thursday.
CEO Patti Poppe says the appeal to set thermostats at 65 degrees or lower led to a 10 percent reduction in use. The damaged facility is partially open while repairs continue. The fire remains under investigation.
Poppe credits residential customers and large industrial users that stopped operations with stepping up to help ensure people have heat.