who we are

NorthStar Clean Energy, formerly known as CMS Enterprises, helps clients reach ambitious business and sustainability goals with a wide range of custom energy and carbon reduction products.

We work side-by-side with our clients as one team to meet business and sustainability targets.

We back our custom solutions with a growing portfolio of wind, solar, energy storage, biomass and natural gas projects nationwide.

Founded in 1987, NorthStar Clean Energy is a wholly owned, unregulated subsidiary of CMS Energy (NYSE: CMS).

we’re client advocates

Our clients are at the center of everything we do. We gain deep understanding of our clients' business and sustainability goals so we can support them with custom energy products and services.

we’re decarbonization specialists

NorthStar Clean Energy develops, owns and operates wind, solar and energy storage projects and invests in new decarbonization methods and technologies. We have the expertise and solutions our clients need to get to net-zero or carbon-negative.

we’re a financially strong renewable energy provider

As part of the CMS Energy family, we can tap financial resources others can't. We can develop the right project at the right time and place, on time and on budget.


With more than 100 years of combined renewable energy experience, the NorthStar Clean Energy team is ready to meet your decarbonization and business goals.