Consumers Energy Company - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jul, 2015 |    No of Pages: 46 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Consumers Energy Company - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company’s history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company’s key employees, key competitors and major products and services.

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Scope

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – GlobalData’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.

Highlights

Consumers Energy Company (CEC), subsidiary of CMS Energy Corporation is an electric and natural gas utility. The company generates and distributes electricity; and transmits stores and distributes natural gas. It generates electricity from coal-fired and oil-fired generating plants, hydroelectric plants, a pumped storage generating plant, and several combustion-turbine plants, among others. The company owns and operates gas transmission, storage, and distribution facilities. It serves residential, commercial, and diversified industrial customers in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. CEC is headquartered in Jackson, the US.

The company aims for major energy development with the plan of investing US$6.6 billion in Michigan over the next five years to improve the environment, and add value to the electric and natural gas service. It is also planning to increase its spending in Michigan across various areas such as customer service, electric and natural gas operations, energy efficiency, renewable energy and environmental stewardship.

Consumers Energy Company Key Recent Developments

Jun 26, 2015: Western Michigan University Receives First New Consumers Energy Meter in Kalamazoo Area
Jun 24, 2015: Consumers Energy Develops Community Solar Program to Power Michigan with New Renewable Energy Sources
Jun 23, 2015: Consumers Energy Debuts New Technology to Help Monitor Power Lines, Equipment, Wind Turbines
Jun 22, 2015: Pipeline Repaired In Lyndon Township
Jun 16, 2015: West Michigan Company Receives $63,000 Rebate from Consumers Energy for Energy-Efficient Expansion

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 5
Consumers Energy Company - Key Facts 6
Consumers Energy Company - Key Employees 7
Consumers Energy Company - Key Employee Biographies 9
Consumers Energy Company - Major Products and Services 10
Consumers Energy Company, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (Power Generation), 2010 11
Consumers Energy Company, Share of Installed Capacity by Region (Power Generation), 2010 12
Consumers Energy Company - Key Operational Summary 13
Consumers Energy Company - History 14
Consumers Energy Company - Company Statement 17
Consumers Energy Company - Locations And Subsidiaries 20
Head Office 20
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 20
Joint Venture 20
Section 2 – Company Analysis 21
Consumers Energy Company - Business Description 21
Consumers Energy Company - SWOT Analysis 22
SWOT Analysis - Overview 22
Consumers Energy Company - Strengths 22
Strength - Vertically Integrated Operations 22
Strength - Customer Diversity 22
Strength - Strong Foothold in the Market 22
Consumers Energy Company - Weaknesses 23
Weakness - Cost Efficiency 23
Consumers Energy Company - Opportunities 24
Opportunity - Balanced Energy Initiative Plan 24
Opportunity - Escalating Demand for Electricity: US 24
Consumers Energy Company - Threats 25
Threat - Fuel Dependency : Thermal Sources 25
Threat - Regulatory Obligations 25
Threat - Competition 25
Consumers Energy Company - Key Competitors 26
Section 3 – Company’s Power, Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 27
Consumers Energy Company, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 27
Consumers Energy Company, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 28
Consumers Energy Company, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 29
Consumers Energy Company, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Consumers Energy Company, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Consumers Energy Company, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
Consumers Energy Company, Recent Deals Summary 33
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 34
Jun 26, 2015: Western Michigan University Receives First New Consumers Energy Meter in Kalamazoo Area 34
Jun 24, 2015: Consumers Energy Develops Community Solar Program to Power Michigan with New Renewable Energy Sources 35
Jun 23, 2015: Consumers Energy Debuts New Technology to Help Monitor Power Lines, Equipment, Wind Turbines 36
Jun 16, 2015: West Michigan Company Receives $63,000 Rebate from Consumers Energy for Energy-Efficient Expansion 37
Jun 15, 2015: Consumers Energy Offers Seven Energy-Saving Tips to Help Michigan Residents Beat the Heat This Summer 38
Jun 15, 2015: MPSC Approves Settlement Agreement Authorizing Consumers Energy Company to Recover $333,459 from Electric Customers 39
Jun 05, 2015: Consumers Energy to Install Buoys Below Dams for Safety 40
May 21, 2015: Consumers Energy Encourages Michigan Residents to Make Safety a Priority This Summer 41
May 18, 2015: Consumers Energy Works to Clear Trees from Power Lines, Allowing Homes, Businesses to Receive Electricity Reliably 43
May 14, 2015: MPSC Conditionally Approves Consumers Energy's Request to Amend Its Renewable Energy Plan by Adding Community Solar Program 44
Section 5 – Appendix 45
Methodology 45
About GlobalData 45
Contact Us 46
Disclaimer 46

List of Tables

Consumers Energy Company, Key Facts 6
Consumers Energy Company, Key Employees 7
Consumers Energy Company, Key Employee Biographies 9
Consumers Energy Company, Major Products and Services 10
Consumers Energy Company, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 11
Consumers Energy Company, Share of Installed Capacity by Region, MW, 2010 12
Consumers Energy Company, Key Operational Summary, 2011 13
Consumers Energy Company, History 14
Consumers Energy Company, Subsidiaries 20
Consumers Energy Company, Joint Venture 20
Consumers Energy Company, Key Competitors 26
Consumers Energy Company, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 27
Consumers Energy Company, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 28
Consumers Energy Company, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 29
Consumers Energy Company, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Consumers Energy Company, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Consumers Energy Company, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32
Consumers Energy Company, Recent Deals Summary 33
Units 45

List of Figures

Consumers Energy Company, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 11
Consumers Energy Company, Share of Installed Capacity by Region, MW, 2010 12
Consumers Energy Company, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 27
Consumers Energy Company, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 28
Consumers Energy Company, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 29
Consumers Energy Company, Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Consumers Energy Company, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 31
Consumers Energy Company, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 32


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