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2012-06-14 10:21:20

DETROIT, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The DTE Energy Board of Directors has declared a $0.62 per share dividend on its common stock payable Oct. 15, 2012, to shareholders of record at the close of business Sept. 17, 2012. This is a $0.0325 per share, or 5.5 percent, increase from the previous quarterly dividend. DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating...

2012-06-07 10:21:21

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Only three weeks left for Michigan companies to enter the DTE Energy's "E" Challenge for Innovation in Energy Efficiency. The deadline for submissions is June 29, 2012. The program, which was launched at The Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD)/DTE Energy Conference on May 2, recognizes and supports scientific excellence and technology innovation in search of energy efficient improvements for commercial and light industrial DTE...

2012-06-06 06:22:13

BRECKENRIDGE, Mich., June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy today announced the completion of construction and the start of full commercial operations for the Gratiot County Wind Project. The wind park is a 212.8-megawatt (MW) project featuring 133 1.6-MW GE wind turbines. It generates enough renewable energy to power more than 50,000 Michigan homes. Sixty-four of the turbines are owned by DTE Energy, while 69 turbines are owned by Gratiot Wind LLC, an affiliate of Invenergy Wind LLC....

2012-05-30 10:21:26

MONROE, Mich., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Demolition work resumed last week on one of the two original 800-foot exhaust stacks at DTE Energy's Monroe Power Plant. The original stacks date to the early 1970s and are being replaced by new 580-foot stacks built to support the operation of new flue gas desulfurization systems, emissions control systems also known as scrubbers or FGDs. These systems significantly reduce sulfur dioxide, mercury and other emissions. The new stacks are necessary...

2012-05-24 10:21:52

DETROIT, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy said today that it spent $239 million with Michigan based suppliers through April 2012 as part of its commitment to the Pure Michigan procurement initiative; this is 24 percent higher than its 2012 year-to-date target and 35 percent higher than the same period in 2011. This follows DTE Energy's 2011 Michigan-based expenditures of nearly $600 million, which exceeded the company's year-end pledged target by over 13 percent. "DTE Energy's...

2012-05-16 06:22:23

CADILLAC, Mich., May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The After 26 Project - which is creating a restaurant and gift shop that will employ 30 special needs adults from the greater Cadillac area - is closer to reality thanks to a $10,000 grant from the DTE Energy Foundation. The money will be used to update the former Ann Arbor railroad depot, 127 W. Cass Street, in downtown Cadillac, which will serve as the location for the restaurant. DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) will award a check to project...

2012-05-11 10:20:47

DETROIT, May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Damaging spring storms that can disrupt electrical service to homes and businesses are a fact of life in Michigan. DTE Energy continually prepares for unavoidable storm outages to ensure service is restored as quickly as possible. There are steps customers can take as well to make sure they're prepared for - and stay safe during - storm-related power outages. DTE Energy offers the following tips and suggestions: Remove dead or dying ash trees Dead...

2012-05-05 06:20:13

NEWPORT, Mich., May 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fermi 2 Nuclear Power Plant returned to service today when operators synchronized the plant to DTE Energy's electrical system, following a safe, successful refueling and maintenance outage that began March 26. Currently operating at about 25 percent power, the plant will gradually increase to full power over the next several days. "The Fermi 2 team completed an enormous amount of work during the outage, while always keeping safety as the top...

2012-05-04 06:21:06

DETROIT, May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To improve electrical service reliability and safety for customers, DTE Energy tree trimming crews will be working in several local communities over the next two months. During severe weather, fallen limbs and tree branches create about two-thirds of power outages. "By trimming to a 10-foot distance between tree branches and our power lines, we can significantly reduce tree-related power outages," said Vince Dow, DTE Energy vice president of...

2012-05-03 10:21:32

DETROIT, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The DTE Energy Board of Directors has declared a $0.5875 per share dividend on its common stock payable July 15, 2012, to shareholders of record at the close of business June 20, 2012. DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating units include Detroit Edison, an electric utility serving 2.1 million customers in...