Consumers Energy recently completed construction of the Saginaw Trail Pipeline, a four-year, $610 million construction project to upgrade natural gas pipelines and infrastructure in Saginaw, Genesee and Oakland counties.
PG&E; names Patricia 'Patti' Poppe as its new CEO to succeed William Smith, who has served as interim CEO since William Johnson retired at the end of June.
CMS Energy Corp. said Chief Executive Patricia Poppe is leaving the company effective Dec. 1, after four years in the role, to take the CEO role at PG&E Corp. , effective Jan. 4. CMS said Garrick Rochow, currently executive vice president of operations at the Michigan-based electric and natural gas utility, will succeed Poppe. At PG&E, Poppe will take over for Interim CEO William Smith, who will remain on PG&E's board of directors. Shares of both CMS and PG&E were still inactive in premarket trading. Year to date, PG&E's stock has gained 7.8% and CMS shares have tacked on 1.6%, while the S&P 500 has advanced 11.7%.