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The Think! Energy program was conducted by National Energy Foundation in classrooms across Michigan on behalf of Consumers Energy and its collaborating utility partners. In 2019, 34,267 families received energy efficiency kits from Consumers Energy through Think! Energy programs, and over 35,000 students and teachers received classroom presentations. During the pandemic in 2020, 35,879 households were still able to receive in-person or virtual presentations, educational materials, and energy efficiency kits. The program teaches students in grades 4-6 to Think! About energy, Talk! To their families about ways they can use less energy and Take Action! with their energy kits and wise behaviors to reduce energy use and save money.