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In partnership with businesses and political leaders across the state, we are driving necessary change to strengthen our middle class and make Michigan better. We’re committed to building a brighter future by stimulating local economies through economic growth dependent on reliable, affordable, sustainable energy. Our team is continually enhancing energy infrastructures to ensure an increasingly stable and resilient power grid. This constant modernization creates jobs and fuels statewide economic development.

Raising the bar at Randolph Career Technical Center

When Jay Williams roams the halls of Detroit’s Randolph Career Technical Center these days, the 39-year-old project manager often wears a hard hat, high-visibility vest and safety glasses. It wasn’t always that way. Twenty-five years ago — before becoming a father and being able to grow the robust beard that now adorns his face — Williams meandered the halls as a middle school student, finding his way into a summer-school drafting program.

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The beginning of a new journey for Randolph Career Technical Center [Podcast]

When the doors opened to Randolph Career Technical Center last fall, there was a newfound sense of hope for the building and the programs taught there. New signage, fresh paint, renovated classrooms, and updated lighting were some of the many things that greeted students when they walked through the door to learn.

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NEXUS pipeline to benefit Michigan customers, local economies

Construction of the NEXUS Gas Transmission project remains on schedule to begin operation in the third quarter of this year. This is good news for DTE Energy customers and our state. Access to nearby, low cost natural gas and revenues from the 255-mile project – a collaboration between Enbridge and DTE – will help the latter control costs for customers and continue to provide affordable natural gas while adding hundreds of jobs and boosting Michigan’s economy.

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Eastern Michigan University fosters construction management jobs with NEXUS grant

New construction projects are cropping up across Michigan. From the cinema theatre, retail and hotel plaza named “Studio C” in Grand Rapids to the $70 million State Capitol infrastructure upgrade in Lansing, or the Little Caesars Arena and Q-Line in Detroit, the construction business is buzzing in the state.

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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 at large corporations.

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16,000 jobs

created by partnering with Michigan businesses

$1.3 billion

spent with Michigan-based suppliers


300 students

skill trade enrollment tripled at Randolph Technical Center

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