Entries by DTE Social Media Team

Safety tips to avoid a winter injury

Longtime Michiganders have a firm grasp on what comes with winters in our great state, and how to plan their everyday activities accordingly. However, icy patches, slick roads, and snow accumulation each turn what should be simple errands into dangerous duties with a potential for serious physical injury. It’s no fun experiencing aches and pains […]

DTE Energy helps customers in need with $10 million donation, as a frigid winter sets in across the state

A more “typical” cold winter is in the forecast for Michigan, which is why DTE Energy is donating $10 million to Michigan outreach agencies to help low-income residents across the state stay safe and warm.  Frigid weather has already affected many customers, even before the official start of the season, and this donation will help […]

Four cold weather safety tips for pets

Pets are often considered members of the family, so it’s important to keep them as safe as you would anyone else in the home when the cold weather strikes. Michigan is notorious for having temperatures fall below zero in the winter time, so be sure you have the tips below in mind this season to […]

Ringing in the new year across Michigan

Around the world, people have celebrated the new year for at least 4,000 years. In the United States, the most common way to celebrate is by watching a ball drop, especially the one in New York City, to symbolize the countdown and start of a new year. In Michigan, we celebrate very similarly with our […]

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 […]