CMS Energy SWOT Analysis, USP & Competitors

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SWOT Analysis of CMS Energy with USP, Competition, STP (Segmentation, Targeting, Positioning) - Marketing Analysis

CMS Energy

Parent Company

CMS Energy Corp


Electric Utilities



Tagline/ Slogan

Count on us


Leading Electric Utility in Michigan, USA



Energy and electrical solutions for Industries, Big cities, Ports etc

Target Group

Industries and corporate offices


Leading Energy company in the U.S.

SWOT Analysis


1.Has over 6000 MW of generation capacity – most of it being Thermal Power.
2. Supplies power to over 1.5 million customers in nearly 280 cities and villages in over 60 counties

3. Has strong market presence in Michigan.
4.Member of S&P 500 and Fortune 1000 companies

5. Vertically Integrated – generates nuclear power and also supplies uranium to other power companies


1.Over dependence on Michigan and limited geographic presence

2.Exposure to coal prices as most of the power generation portfolio is coal bsed.

3.Has limited expertise in Hydro power since its core portfolio is based on thermal or Steam power generation


1.Opportunities in other States in the U.S; to Latin America etc

2. Growth opportunities in Renewable energy like Wind, Solar, Hydro power etc

3. High demand for power in the U.S.


1.Energy prices are expected to go down due to intense competition and tariff regulation

2. Regional markets are expected to consolidate into one single U.S. market place for Energy

3. Much larger players in the U.S. pose as an entry barrier into other States

4. Rising coal prices would impact profitability



1. Duke Power
2. Exelon Power
3.Progress Energy


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