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The biggest shift in the energy industry in decades is happening now and DTE Energy is navigating this transformation with a focus on sustaining Michigan with reliable, affordable power.

Meet the people who power our company and the communities where we live and serve.

Our aspiration is to be a force for growth and prosperity in the communities where we live and serve.

We make and maintain infrastructure that helps keep your rates as low as possible. We’re committed to keeping you informed about how to save on your energy bills.

scene from Discovery Center opening

New Discovery Center teaches students about renewable energy, offers a gathering space for the community

April 25, 2017/by Jennifer Wilt

Clean water changes lives – A story from around the world

April 25, 2017/by Sallie Justice

Energy efficient appliances can make your life easier

April 24, 2017/by Brynn Guster
monarch butterfly and the plant species milkweed

Protecting wildlife and taking care of our environment

April 21, 2017/by DTE Social Media Team

Ann Arbor business works to achieve net-zero energy building

April 21, 2017/by Carly Getz
DTE Care Force volunteer showing off new MISS DIG tree tags

Know what’s below, call before you dig

April 20, 2017/by Beth Crick

Jobs you didn’t know existed at DTE: Meteorologist

April 20, 2017/by DTE Social Media Team

Going green with Habitat for Humanity

April 19, 2017/by DTE Social Media Team
Linemen at work

Recognizing those working to keep our lights on

April 18, 2017/by Carly Getz
DTE Michigan craft breweries history beer

Tapping the amazing history of Michigan’s breweries

April 16, 2017/by DTE Social Media Team
DTE Energy Michigan Great Lakes Environment Protect

The importance of maintaining the Great Lakes

April 15, 2017/by DTE Social Media Team
DTE Michigan history apple blossom state flower festivals

This month in Michigan history: Apple blossoms

April 14, 2017/by DTE Social Media Team

Keeping your pets safe during severe weather events

April 13, 2017/by DTE Social Media Team
natural gas cost recovery

Natural gas prices for DTE Energy gas customers set to drop by 9%

April 13, 2017/by Brian Smith
emergency preparedness checklist

Preparing your family for severe weather and other emergencies

April 12, 2017/by Amanda Knaebel
DTE Energy Appliance Recycling Environment Washer Dryer

Go Green, Get Paid: DTE Appliance Recycling Program

April 11, 2017/by DTE Social Media Team

Recounting some of the worst storms in Michigan’s history

April 10, 2017/by Amanda Knaebel
Kitch-iti-kipi

The 7 Quirkiest Kid-Friendly Places in Michigan

April 10, 2017/by DTE Social Media Team
DTE Energy Kids Spring DIY Projects Activites

DIY Projects for Your Kids This Spring

April 10, 2017/by DTE Social Media Team
DTE Energy Earth Day Events Southeast West Northern Michigan

Your guide to celebrating Earth Day in Michigan

April 9, 2017/by DTE Social Media Team
DTE Energy Rainwater Collection Save Water Bill

How April showers can save you money

April 8, 2017/by DTE Social Media Team
DTE Easter Weekend Events Family Fun

Hippity hop your way to Easter events across Michigan

April 7, 2017/by DTE Social Media Team
DTE Energy chairman and CEO Gerry Anderson speaking with NBC News

DTE Energy CEO tells NBC News, “It’s time to move to new generation sources”

April 6, 2017/by Carly Getz
working on underground lines

Why not bury the power lines?

April 5, 2017/by RoNeishaMullen
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