Consumers Energy: 3,100 to lose power in Greenville area tonight

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GREENVILLE, Mich. — More than 3,000 people in the Greenville area are expected to lose power Wednesday night as Consumers Energy crews perform substation repairs, the company announced Wednesday.

According to a release, roughly 3,100 people will lose electricity downtown and in nearby areas starting at 9 p.m.

The impacted areas are bordered by:  Shearer Road to the northwest, Lincoln Lake Avenue to the southwest, High Street to the south and Smith Street to the east, Consumers said in a release.  Much of the downtown area is expected to lose power.

The outage is expected to last three hours.   You can get updated information on restoration times from Consumers Energy’s outage map.


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  • sondra

    We are among quite a few people never notified about outage before it happened. I am on oxygen. My machine shut off. I had 1 hr. left on my tank. I had to go to hospital to be on their oxygen until my supplier could get me some. This was after closing hours for supplier. I then called my supplier and had to wait approx. 1 hour for some full tanks. This was a very scary happening for me. You should have had notice in local paper. If I had know about this planned outage, I could have gotten extra tanks. This was a very stupid screwup. Should have been handled thru newspaper announcement. Sure left me with a bad taste in my mouth for you. Disgusted.

    Will this same thing happen when you install new meters? Any reimbursement?????????
    S. Cooper/142 S. Maplewood Dr/, Apt. 104,/ Greenville, MI 48838.

    • Bob spelled backwards

      O wow consumer is stupid let turn off power to a whole town during a winter storm to see if we can kill anyone due to freezing to death. But what do they care as long as it not them

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