Entries by David Lingholm

#AfterIrma: DTE crews restore power to an affordable housing complex for seniors

Editor’s Note: David Lingholm, social media specialist for DTE Energy, and Doug Sigler, senior technical engineer in DTE’s information technology department, are embedded with DTE’s linemen and contractors in Florida. They are capturing the stories of how DTE is helping with recovery efforts following Hurricane Irma. As utility workers from around the country fix more […]

#AfterIrma Day 2: Restoring power to parts of Coral Gables

Editor’s Note: David Lingholm, social media specialist for DTE Energy, and Doug Sigler, senior technical engineer in DTE’s information technology department, are embedded with DTE’s linemen and contractors in Florida. They are capturing the stories of how DTE is helping with recovery efforts following Hurricane Irma. While there are obvious differences between restoring power after […]

Heading into the storm: Scenes from the road to Florida

Editor’s Note: David Lingholm, social media specialist for DTE Energy, and Doug Sigler, senior technical engineer in DTE’s information technology department, are embedded with DTE’s linemen and contractors in Florida. They are capturing the stories of how DTE is helping with recovery efforts following Hurricane Irma. Day 2 of our #AfterIrma trek began in Macon, […]

DTE crews answer call to service ahead of Hurricane Irma

When big storms hit anywhere in the United States, energy providers can call on their fellow utilities to send crews to help restore power. When Florida Power & Light made the call for help Wednesday, DTE Energy agreed to send 400 employees and contractors, mostly lineworkers and tree trimmers, to do our part to help […]

Building on a long history of giving and volunteering

Volunteerism is a great way for businesses to give back positively and impact their communities. DTE Energy has a long history of giving and volunteering. Last year DTE kicked off a new company‑wide volunteer initiative called Care Force, and with that expanded its commitment to the communities they serve by dedicating the entire month of […]

How is renewable energy generated from landfills?

When you drive by a landfill, have you ever looked at it as a potential source of renewable energy? If you’re like most people, the answer is probably a resounding, “No,” but for people like Kevin Dobson, the Vice President of DTE Biomass Energy, those landfills represent an opportunity to convert harmful landfill gas into […]

Opening weekend for Beacon Park Detroit a success

As soon as the shovels were put away from last year’s ground breaking for Beacon Park Detroit, the work began to make sure the park would open with a big splash. From the physical construction of the park to planning the programming, everything needed to happen quickly. That planning and hard work came to fruition […]

Putting Detroit’s neighborhoods on The Map

Driving down Woodward Avenue through downtown Detroit, the signs of major projects, completed or underway, are obvious. Construction of the QLINE is finished, and the streetcars are ferrying visitors and commuters from downtown to New Center. A few cranes are wrapping up work on the outside of the new Little Caesars Arena, while crews work […]