WINNERS ANNOUNCED: #MISummerSolstice; Your Chance to Win a Smart Thermostat

Wednesday, June 21 marks the longest day of the year and we’re celebrating by giving you free tools to manage your summer energy use during our #MISummerSolstice Facebook® contest. Every hour, beginning at sunrise and ending at sunset on June 21, Consumers Energy Facebook fans will have the chance to win a smart thermostat valued at $129.

Enter to win by answering our questions posted on our Consumers Energy Facebook page. Not a part of Facebook?  Don’t worry; sign up today and ‘like’ Consumers Energy. Specific details will be provided on June 21.

Keep in mind Consumers Energy employees and their immediate families are not eligible to enter.  Full rules and regulations below.

#MISummerSolstice Contest

Official Rules


  • Eligibility: Consumers Energy Company’s (“Consumers Energy”) Online Drawing (the “Drawing”) is open to participants (the “Participants”) who are at least eighteen (18) years of age and are Consumers Energy customers, except employees of Consumers Energy and any of its subsidiary and affiliated companies as well as those employees’ immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, children, and their respective spouses) and those living in the same household, all of whom are ineligible.  The Drawing is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  Void where prohibited.
  • How to Enter: The Contest begins on June 21, 2017 at 6 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on June 21, 2017 at 9 p.m. ET (the “Contest Period”).
Contest and Winner Selection Date: June 21, 2017
Contest Period Start Time End Time Approximate Winner Selection Times
6 a.m.
12 p.m.
7 a.m., 8 a.m., 9 a.m.,10 a.m., 11 a.m.,12 p.m.
12 p.m.
5 p.m.
1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m.
5 p.m.
9 p.m.
6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m., 9 p.m


Entrants can submit their written entry (“Post”) by posting a comment as instructed by Consumers Energy.  By submitting a post, you indicate your agreement and compliance with the Official Rules. Your Entry must be in accordance with the specific requirements listed below.

  • Prize: Fifteen (15) Contest Prizes consisting of one (1) smart thermostat valued at $129 value. No transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of prize may occur except by Consumers Energy at its sole discretion due to prize unavailability or causes otherwise determined solely by Consumers Energy, but then for a prize of equal or greater value.  All taxes, if any, are the winner’s sole responsibility.
  • Drawing Restrictions: Consumers Energy may disqualify any Participant entry that it determines, in its sole discretion, has failed to confirm to any of these Official Rules.  Only one entry per Participant per Contest Period.
  • Winner Determination: During the Drawing Period, the Contest winner will be selected randomly by the Administrator per the times and details listed above.
  • Winner Requirements: The selected winner will be notified by email on June 21. If the selected winner cannot be contacted within three (3) days, does not comply with these Official Rules, or, if applicable, does not provide an address in which to send the prize or the prize is returned as undeliverable, such selected winner forfeits the prize.  Any unawarded prizes will remain unawarded.
  • Conditions: By participating, Participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and agree: (I) Consumers Energy, and its respective subsidiaries and affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) and their designees and assigns shall have the right and permission to use (unless prohibited by law) their name, voice, city/state of residence, biographical information, photograph, and/or likeness for advertising and/or trade and/or trade and/ or any other purpose in any media or format, online or offline, now  or hereafter known without further compensation, permission, or notification, and (ii) Released Parties and their designees and assigns shall have no liability and will be held harmless for any liability, loss, injury or death to entrant to any other person, including, without limitation, damage to personal or real property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of prize or participation in this Drawing.  Any claims arising out of this Drawing shall be filed individually and not as a class action in the courts within the state of Michigan.  This Drawing is governed by Michigan law.  Consumers Energy may cancel, or modify the Drawing if factors impair the proper functioning of the Drawing, as determined solely by Consumers Energy.  Consumers Energy is the lone sponsor of this Drawing.
  • Sponsor: Consumers Energy Company, One Energy Plaza, Jackson, MI 49201

Winners List

  • 7 a.m. Tanja Benesch
  • 8 a.m. Jennifer Mohr
  • 9 a.m. Michael Booth
  • 10 a.m. Terri Action
  • 11 a.m. Deanna Long
  • 12 p.m. Faith Paetz-Slavin
  • 1 p.m. Jennifer Bradsher- Thompson
  • 2 p.m. Rachel Magee
  • 3 p.m. John Pauley
  • 4 p.m. Elizabeth Miller
  • 5 p.m. Paula Richey
  • 6 p.m. Fabian Mendez
  • 7 p.m. Anissa Sherard
  • 8 p.m. Valerie Plummer
  • 9 p.m. Veronica Zamarripa