Entries by Beth Crick

DTE employee makes basketball history

For the first time in U.S. girls high school athletics, the four state championship basketball games held recently in Grand Rapids were officiated by all-female crews. April Martin, a specialist for DTE Gas, was one of 12 female referees selected as the most qualified in the state of Michigan to make history at this event. “It was […]

Thumbs up for DTE’s two 55-foot pink trucks!

It’s always fun to see a big truck come down the road – but when a pink one drives by, it’s a sight to see. This year, DTE stepped up its support of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer by wrapping a 55-foot bucket truck and 55-foot gas distribution truck in pink! In its 20th year, […]

DTE Energy took its own advice – saving money and reducing carbon footprint in the process

For many of us, some of the best ideas begin with an “a-ha” moment. For DTE Energy senior environmental engineer Rob Simmons, that moment happened five years ago. Rob is involved in ISO 14001 implementation at DTE.  ISO 14001 are standards developed and published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).  They specify the requirements […]

Know what’s below, call before you dig

MISS DIG 811 is partnering with over 300 Michigan Nurseries to launch a tree tagging campaign – “Know What’s Below, Call Before You Dig” –  targeted at homeowners and landscapers to raise awareness of the need to call 811 before planting. Throughout this month, the MISS DIG 811 team is reaching out to these nurseries […]

What could be better than an energy efficiency program that is free?

What could be better than an energy efficiency program that is free? A program that is free and gives special attention to Deaf and hard of hearing customers. DTE Energy offers the Home Energy Consultation program for free to all its customers.  It’s easy to participate – a customer schedules an appointment and a DTE […]