Entries by DTE Social Media Team

Jobs you didn’t know existed at DTE: Geologist

We’re back again with another addition of our series on ‘Jobs You Didn’t Know Existed at DTE’ with Amanda Wahr, a Geologist working for DTE Gas Company. Her job is very important to our company, as she is responsible for understanding the geology at the company’s seven gas storage fields, where customer gas is stored […]

This month in Michigan history: Founding Wayne State University

Industry, Intelligence, Integrity. These are the words that define Wayne State University, established in Detroit, Michigan on August 8, 1833. The institution actually started as a collection of smaller, highly specialized schools in the “Colleges of the City of Detroit” before being brought under the Wayne State umbrella. This happened due to the extraordinary vision […]

DTE Energy Foundation supports local community events through grants

As interactions become increasingly digital, seizing the opportunities to build community become increasingly important. Festivals and fairs have long provided not only entertainment, but also the opportunity for friends and neighbors to gather — which is why the DTE Energy Foundation launched a program this year to support the events that build a community. The […]

Getting the most out of school supplies

It’s that time of year again! Soon, school bells will ring and doors will open for another year in the classroom. For many parents, the routine of purchasing school supplies year after year can be tiring, and many times, very costly. With that in mind, here are a few items worth investing in (and fixing!) […]

Demystifying Michigan’s Northern Lights

If you had your eyes on the sky in the Mackinac area last weekend, you may have had a front row seat to one of nature’s most breathtaking phenomena: the Aurora Borealis. Known more commonly as the Northern Lights, this celestial show has captivated Michiganders for centuries. But, the most recent appearance was a bit […]

The future of energy: Fuel cells

What is a fuel cell and why is it important? A fuel cell produces clean energy through a chemical reaction of hydrogen and oxygen. Fuel cells are extremely unique and can be quite powerful if used correctly. They are similar to batteries but do not require recharge or replacement. In general terms, a fuel cell […]

Empowering youth to make a difference

Whether it’s volunteering on a regular basis, fulfilling required hours for school or offering a helping hand to the neighbors, children benefit from dedicating their time to others. The facts speak for themselves: If a child spends an hour or more a week of volunteering, they are less likely to be involved in at-risk behaviors […]