Entries by RoNeishaMullen

DTE lives #infrastructureweek every day

Utilities, businesses, labor organizations, and more will come together for Infrastructure Week May 9-14 to spread the word about why it’s #TimeToBuild. At DTE Energy, we know firsthand the importance of strong, safe infrastructure; it is the foundation of our work. That’s why we’ve invested in a multi-year plan to strengthen our electric and gas […]

What causes power outages?

Many of us have experienced the inconvenience of a power outage. Whether six-minutes long or six-hours long, the loss of power is frustrating. DTE Energy makes every effort to provide customers with reliable, uninterrupted electric service, but sometimes conditions beyond our control can cause disruptions. Read on to find out all of the elements that […]

They’re back: First team of DTE employees return from Puerto Rico

After a month long trip to Puerto Rico to restore power after Hurricane Maria devastated the island, 80 DTE Energy employees have returned back home to Michigan. The group – which includes employees from distribution operations, engineering, fleet, safety, supply chain and other departments – landed at Oakland County International Airport Friday evening where family […]

Rebuilding the Block – Powering a revitalization

After weathering the storm of a long recession, Michigan residents are rebounding in so many ways. The revitalization of downtown Detroit and surrounding areas — with new businesses and housing— is evidence of a comeback and an important part of our region’s economic development. While DTE Energy is the energy source behind these projects, our […]

What are those charges? A detailed look at your electric bill

Most of us pay our electric bill without paying much attention to the dizzying numbers strewn across the page.  As long as the bottom line “seems about right,” we’re not too persnickety about it. But what happens when your bill is higher than expected? Where do you go for an explanation? It’s all in the […]

Resolve to be safe in 2018

While many New Year’s resolutions revolve around establishing healthy habits like losing weight and exercising, the start of the new year is also a great time to get your head in the safety game. When it comes to electrical and natural gas hazards, prevention depends on safe equipment, safe environments, and safe practices. Resolve to […]

Lighting the way for economic growth

2017 was a big year for economic development in southeast Michigan. Amazon announced the opening of fulfillment centers in Livonia and Shelby Township. Downtown Pontiac got a little brighter when lights from the marquee in front of the newly opened Flagstar Strand Theatre lit up. And in Detroit, QLine is on the move, and it’s […]