Entries by DTE Social Media Team

Tips for enjoying your holiday season safely

Between travel, get-togethers, family dinners and celebrations, the holidays certainly keep many people busy. With so much to do, there are times when safety basics may take a backseat to finishing the errands of the day. However, it is important to always remember that your, and your family’s, safety comes first. Remember these tips as […]

The Art of the “Side-Hustle” in the Millennial Generation

Guest blogger Kari Cappello works in human resources for DTE Energy and is a member of the SURGE employee resource group dedicated to creating opportunities for growth and awareness of what drives generational perspectives to influence the future of DTE Energy.  Per the Merriam-Webster dictionary, “side-hustle” is a word on the move. Its definition is […]

Five reasons to change to energy efficient lighting

Now that your lights will stay on longer, it pays to use energy efficient lighting in your home.  Lighting is one of the easiest places to manage your energy use and save money – and it’s as simple as changing to energy efficient bulbs.  Making the switch saves on your energy use, puts more money […]

Car safety tips for cold weather

As the weather cools and colors begin to change across Michigan, we’re reminded that the winter season comes closer every day. And while the cold weather and snow can bring many fun activities, it’s imperative to know how to stay safe on the road and be prepared in the case of a stall or if […]

Illuminate your Halloween: Tips for safe trick-or-treating

Ghouls, goblins and ghosts…oh my! Trick-or-treating is the activity kids look forward to enjoying most on Halloween. Nothing can compare to a trip around the neighborhood in their “Halloween best”, collecting stockpiles of candies and goodies from houses receiving kids and their families and friends. Make sure to pack these safety tips before your trick-or-treat […]

Crockpots and other cooking appliances’ energy use

With the warmest of this year’s weather now behind us, Michiganders are free to get back into the kitchen to cook up some seasonal fare—without breaking a major sweat. At the same time, we’re reminded that it’s almost time to fire up central heating, bringing up the question of how to best save energy in […]

Top 10 savvy cyber security tips

This post is from Tabice Ward, DTE Energy’s director of Cybersecurity and Compliance Everyone is a target. However, cyber-attacks are mostly preventable if consumers take the steps necessary to protect themselves. In honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month in October, here are ten easy steps to help ensure your cyber safety and protect your […]