Entries by DTE Social Media Team

Knowing your power through volunteerism

Guest post by Peg Tallet, Chief Operating Officer, Michigan Women’s Foundation For more than thirty years, the mission of Michigan Women’s Foundation (MWF) has been to transform our state to achieve equality and empowerment for women and girls. Focused on accelerating women’s entrepreneurship, MWF works to eliminate barriers to economic and social equality by providing […]

Electric Prices: How do YOU benefit when prices increase?

When it comes to electric prices in Michigan, misconceptions often get in the way of the facts. For example, did you know that over the last three years, Michigan was the only state in the Great Lakes region to reduce its electric prices? Or that Michigan’s industrial prices are nearly 10 percent lower than Wisconsin’s? […]

The Power of Purpose

Guest post by Alyssa Stickney, applied speech communication student at Ferris State University When adults with developmental and cognitive disabilities reach the age of 26, they can no longer attend public schools, leaving the individual and their families unsure of what comes next. That’s where the After 26 Project in Cadillac, Mich. comes into play. […]

Staying safe when your basement floods

Whether it’s a mancave of solitude or a simple storage area, basements are a key part of many homes. And whether we like it or not, Michigan basements are especially susceptible to flooding. If you’re facing the unfortunate reality of a basement flood, here’s what to do. Don’t wade through the water If your basement […]

Questions about how prices are set for electricity? Here’s what you need to know.

We get it. The price you pay for electricity can be confusing. In Michigan, electric prices are affected by many factors, including energy generation, Michigan’s aging infrastructure, and our state’s commitment to sustainability. We want to help you better understand how electric prices work and what it takes to keep energy reliable, affordable, and fair […]

What is one of Michigan’s largest employers doing to build a more diverse and inclusive workforce?

On Monday, June 12, 2017, DTE Energy Chairman and CEO Gerry Anderson and 150 of his peers launched “CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion,” an unprecedented commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  The CEOs pledged to support open dialogue on difficult conversations about diversity and inclusion and implement unconscious bias education to […]