Building a stronger Wayne County

We realize that you rely on electricity to live, work and connect with family and friends. That’s why we are committed to providing safe, dependable and affordable power 24-hours a day to communities across Southeast Michigan. For the past three years, we have been investing nearly $1 billion a year in electric infrastructure upgrades and smart technology.  But there is much more work to do and we will continue to improve your reliability. Over the next two years, we will invest more than $370 million into the electric infrastructure in Wayne County. Here is a look at some of the projects we are currently working on or recently completed in Wayne County.

Our crews at work in Wayne County

power lines on a gloomy day

How concrete poles play into DTE’s plan to improve reliability for customers

DTE lineworker working on green transformer

Underground crews improve reliability in Northville neighborhood

DTE truck power lines and fall leaves

Tree trimming crews improve power reliability in Brightmoor neighborhood

Neighborhood in the fall with two DTE bucket trucks with workers up in them in the background

Tree trimmers fend off threats to Detroit’s power reliability

Green Davey truck in neighborhood with fall leaves

Tree trimmers clean up overgrown trees in Brightmoor resident’s backyard


Inkster gets targeted infrastructure upgrades

Improvements in Livonia

Improving reliability in Livonia

DTE worker in a bucket truck working on a power line on a sunny day

Reliability upgrades in Detroit District 6

Accelerating infrastructure work in Wayne

Accelerating infrastructure work in Wayne

Reliability work happening in Harper Woods

Reliability work happening in Harper Woods

DTE worker up in bucket truck working on a utility pole in Garden City Michigan

Overhead crews replace outdated equipment on utility pole in Garden City