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2011-08-19 10:30:00

MONROE, Mich., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy's Monroe Power Plant received the CET Bronze Award today for an outstanding safety and health record from the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA). The MIOSHA program is part of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA). "We are honored to present this award to DTE's Monroe Power Plant for providing their workers with a safe and healthy work environment," said Steve Arwood, LARA...

2011-08-08 22:44:00

DETROIT, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy Executive Chairman Anthony F. Earley Jr. will retire from DTE Energy on September 12 and become the Chairman, CEO, and President of PG&E Corporation, the parent company of California utility Pacific Gas & Electric, effective September 13. On September 12, current DTE Energy President and Chief Executive Officer Gerard M. Anderson will assume an additional role as Chairman of the Board, taking the final step in a carefully planned...

2011-08-08 22:06:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) today announced that Anthony F. Earley, Jr., 62, will become the company's new Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, and President. Earley's appointment - the first in PG&E's history to come from outside the organization - puts the company under the leadership of one of the nation's most experienced energy executives. As head of Michigan-based DTE Energy for more than a decade, Earley built the...

2011-07-28 06:00:00

DETROIT, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) today reported second quarter 2011 earnings of $202 million, or $1.19 per diluted share, compared with $86 million, or $0.51 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2010. Reported earnings in the second quarter of 2011 include an $88 million, or $0.52 per diluted share, adjustment to reduce income tax expense. This non-cash income tax benefit is the result of the enactment of the Michigan Corporate Income Tax in May 2011...

2011-07-27 09:00:00

DETROIT, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy announced today that it will install four Plug-in Electric Vehicle charging stations at Detroit Metro Airport - part of a program to deploy 16 such public charging stations throughout Southeastern Michigan. The airport charging stations will be in the two main parking decks at the airport - two on the eighth floor of the McNamara Terminal parking deck and two on the fourth floor of the Big Blue Deck by the North Terminal. There will be no...

2011-07-20 09:30:00

NEWPORT, Mich., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fermi 2 Nuclear Power Plant today notified the Nuclear Regulatory Commission that it intends to apply for renewal of Fermi 2's operating license. The current license expires in 2025; the renewal would permit the plant to operate an additional 20 years. "Fermi 2 has produced safe, clean, reliable power for the past 23 years, and we want to continue serving the needs of southeast Michigan with our energy," Joe Plona, Fermi 2 site vice...

2011-07-18 09:00:00

DETROIT, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy is offering to pay customers $40 to recycle their old refrigerators and freezers, as part of the company's Appliance Recycling Program. DTE Energy has a program to pick up and recycle old refrigerators and freezers. If a consumer buys a new refrigerator or freezer after July 26 at a participating Sears store, they can select a convenient time for a crew to deliver the new unit to their home, and haul away the old unit, free of charge....

2011-07-14 11:00:00

DETROIT, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy received a $5.4 million federal grant through Clean Energy Coalition to fund the conversion of more than 170 gasoline-powered fleet vehicles to run on compressed natural gas (CNG). The grant, which was awarded to Clean Energy Coalition's Green Fleets program by the U.S. Department of Energy under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), also pays for the construction of two new CNG fueling stations and the refurbishment of 11...

2011-07-13 13:27:00

DETROIT, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy will announce its second quarter 2011 earnings before the stock market opens Thursday, July 28. The company will conduct a conference call to discuss earnings results at 8:30 a.m. EDT the same day. Investors, the news media and the public may listen to a live internet broadcast of the call at www.dteenergy.com/investors. The telephone dial-in numbers are U.S./Canada toll free: (888) 637-7748 or International toll: (913) 981-5567. The...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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