Entries by RoNeishaMullen

Powering through the hottest days

The calendar might still say spring, but with temperatures forecast to hit 90 degrees and higher in the coming days, it’s a clear indication that summer is upon us. And while many of you are busy planning summer vacations, DTE Energy crews are hard at work to ensure you stay cool as temperatures rise. Preparation […]

Trimming back the electrical hazards of outdoor chores

In Southeast Michigan, warm weather and yard work go together like a hand and glove – a safety glove of course. For many people, the warmer temperatures signal the return of outdoor chores both on the job and at home. A focus on electrical safety awareness can help ensure outdoor work doesn’t result in injuries […]

DTE Energy unites with businesses and organizations across the country for Infrastructure Week: #TimeToBuild

It’s Infrastructure Week, and across the country, utilities, businesses, labor organizations, and more are coming together to spread the word about why it is #TimeToBuild. At DTE Energy, we’re already thinking ahead. Infrastructure is the foundation of our jobs. That’s why we have invested in a multi-year plan to strengthen our electric and gas systems […]

May is National Electrical Safety Month

Electricity is essential to daily life. We use it all the time, everywhere. It powers the machines and technology used to keep our homes, businesses, schools and hospitals safe, comfortable and convenient. While electricity is commonplace in our lives, it is important to always use it safely. May is National Electrical Safety Month, and a […]

Why not bury the power lines?

That’s the question many people are asking after the historic March 8 windstorm took down 12,000 power lines, leaving more than 800,000 DTE Energy customers in the dark. While burying power lines may seem like a logical solution, the reality is putting lines underground (or “undergrounding” as they say in the business) isn’t the foolproof […]

How DTE Energy restores power after a storm

The historic windstorm that blew through the DTE Energy service territory in early March, leaving over 800,000 customers without power, had many wondering how we decide where to restore power first. As with any storm, our number one priority is safety – for both our customers and crews. For everyone’s safety, we start with dangerous […]

Electric smart meters give you more control over your energy use

At DTE Energy we believe our job is more than just to bring you energy. It’s also about providing you better customer service through innovative technology. Since 2008, we have installed more than 2.5 million electric smart meters (also known as advanced meters), equipped with technology that allows us to improve service, provide more accurate […]