Entries by Lisa Bolla

DTE Leader takes helm of Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council

DTE Energy’s commitment to supplier diversity took a giant step forward last week when Chief Procurement Officer Tony Tomczak was sworn in as chairman of the board of the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC). DTE Energy has a long history of partnership with the MMSDC which specializes in connecting minority business owners with opportunities […]

DTE builds on commitment to invest in Michigan businesses

DTE Energy spent nearly $1.7 billion dollars with Michigan businesses in 2017, creating or sustaining nearly 5,100 jobs, and continuing to build on an eight-year commitment to buy from vendors in our state. In the past eight years, we’ve spent more than $7.5 billion with local suppliers of goods and services, creating 16,000 jobs. “In […]

DTE employee takes passengers on historic holiday journey

It’s a busy time of year for Reinhard Hurt. While he’s not Santa Claus, the DTE facility maintenance journeyman knows how to deliver Christmas cheer to families throughout Michigan. Each holiday season, he spends five weekends as a volunteer conductor aboard the North Pole Express. The holiday train is pulled by an authentic steam locomotive, […]

Focusing on environmental leadership in 2017

As DTE Energy continues to transform how its customers get electricity and natural gas, they also achieved significant success last year in reducing energy use and waste at their own facilities. These efforts are expanding in 2017 as we work to become a leader in energy management. “Our goal is to significantly improve environmental stewardship […]