Entries by Anne O'Dell

Photo gallery: restoration of Xanto

There are 1,600 workers from DTE and five states working to restore service to the 40,000 DTE customers who remain without power. In just over two days, these crews have put up 250 miles of new power lines – enough wire to reach from Detroit to Traverse City. Here’s a look at what our crews […]

Storm restoration update: April 17, 2018 9:30 p.m.

As of 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, DTE Energy has met today’s goal of restoring power to 90 percent of the 390,000 customers impacted by Sunday’s ice storm. There are 1,600 workers from DTE and five states working to restore service to the 40,000 DTE customers who remain without power. In just over two days, these […]

Storm Restoration Update: April 17, 2018 3:30 p.m.

As of 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, DTE Energy has restored power to more than 70 percent of the 390,000 customers impacted by Sunday’s ice storm. There are 1,600 crews from five states working to restore service to the 105,000 DTE customers who remain without power. DTE’s restoration process starts with restoring critical health and safety […]

Is that smoothie helping or hurting you? Smart smoothie checklist

Done correctly, smoothies are nutrition powerhouses that can pump you full of healthy fruits and veggies. Done wrong, they can pad your waistline with excess sugar, fat and artificial ingredients. Here’s a quick checklist to help ensure your smoothie is made of the right stuff! Make your own smoothies. Smoothies from grocery stores and fast-food […]

Serving up Seniors across Michigan

A hot meal, a warm smile and a touch of holiday cheer is how nearly 22,000 seniors were greeted this past holiday during DTE Energy’s eighth annual Holiday Meals on Wheels program. What once began as a focused effort in Detroit serving 5,000 homebound and vulnerable citizens throughout Detroit, Hamtramck, Harper Woods, Highland Park and […]

‘Tis the Season to do good

As people across Michigan begin to deck the halls and celebrate the holiday season, DTE Energy and the DTE Energy Foundation are using their power for good and making this season merry and bright. From Manistee to Monroe, Grand Rapids to Detroit – we’re spreading the holiday cheer and giving back to our communities. Here’s […]

10 tips to prepare you in case of a home fire

Each year, the American Red Cross responds to nearly 64,000 disasters – one every eight minutes – and most of them are home fires. Home fires can happen quickly, devastating both lives and property. Since 2014, the DTE Energy Foundation has partnered with the American Red Cross for its Home Fire Campaign to install more […]

7 tips to revamp your workforce campaign

The traditional model of the internal workforce campaign is shifting. Research shows that the workforce of the future expects employers to support their involvement with causes they care about, and plays a big role in their decision to work for or with potential employers. As expectations rise, companies must intertwine social responsibility and employee engagement, […]