Entries by dte-admin

Editorial: Pass comprehensive energy legislation

This editorial originally appeared in the Detroit News on September 7, 2016.  It’s no secret Michigan is at an energy crossroads. Coal plants continue to come offline, and over the next 15 years that alone will reduce the state’s total electricity generation by 30 percent. Without proper planning, the likelihood that electric service to Michigan families […]

Grateful for the support of corporate partners

This guest post is from Herman B. Gray, MD, MBA President & CEO of United Way for Southeastern Michigan. As Michigan’s summer temperatures continue to break records, many of our most vulnerable friends and neighbors are feeling the financial burden of paying for increased utility usage. At United Way for Southeastern Michigan, we believe that a family should never have to choose between […]

The thermostat clash– who won?

Jason and his wife had been having the age old argument over the thermostat.  Jason recently decided to see if his wife was right about his need to keep a cool house in the summer.  With the recent 90 degree days he was holding the thermostat at a cool 71 degrees and their energy bill […]

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle at the 2016 Detroit Jazz Festival

This guest post is written by Chris Collins, President and Artistic Director of the Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation. The 2016 Detroit Jazz Festival, in partnership with the DTE Energy Foundation, is enhancing the “Greening of the Festival” program to save more recyclable materials than ever before from ending up in landfills. Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation and DTE Energy […]