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2014-07-11 16:21:24

Line clearance program improves electric service reliability DETROIT, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy tree trimming crews will work in several communities over the next two months to improve electrical service reliability and enhance safety for customers. "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, Distribution Engineering and Construction....

2014-07-10 12:28:26

BCBSM, Compuware, DTE Energy, Marketing Associates, Quicken Loans, Strategic Staffing Solutions to compete in Olympic-style events July 21-24 in Downtown Detroit DETROIT, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The game is on and the competition is fierce as the six Live Downtown companies face off in the third annual Live Downtown Games. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM), Compuware, DTE Energy, Quicken Loans, Strategic Staffing Solutions and Marketing Associates will send their finest...

2014-07-09 12:22:28

DETROIT, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) will announce its second quarter 2014 earnings before the market opens Friday, July 25. The company will conduct a conference call to discuss earnings results at 9 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. and Canada toll free: (888) 256-1028 or international toll: (913) 312-1489....

2014-07-07 16:21:23

- Part of a $1 Million Youth Employment Initiative DETROIT, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, about 500 teens and young adults from Detroit and other communities reported to work today, as part of a $1-million youth employment initiative funded by the DTE Energy Foundation. The Foundation once again partnered with City Connect Detroit and other agencies to fund summer jobs in Detroit as well as in Highland Park, Inkster, Pontiac, Muskegon and...

2014-06-20 12:23:54

DETROIT, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) announced that customers who participated in energy efficiency programs saved $512 million last year and can expect the steps they took to result in lifetime savings of more than $4.5 billion. DTE Energy's energy efficiency programs, launched in 2009, are designed to help customers save energy, which translates into lower energy bills. The programs include appliance recycling, in-home energy audits, low-income weatherization...

2014-06-20 08:20:57

NOVI, Mich., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) announced today that it has entered into an accelerated share repurchase program (ASR) with JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association ("JPMorgan") for up to $150 million of the company's common stock. The ASR is part of ITC's board-approved share repurchase program authorizing the repurchase of up to $250 million through December 31, 2015, as originally announced on April 15, 2014. "This ASR demonstrates ITC's...

2014-06-19 16:23:06

DETROIT, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The DTE Energy Board of Directors declared a $0.69 per share dividend on its common stock payable Oct. 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business Sept. 15, 2014. This is a $0.035 per share, or 5.3 percent, increase from the previous quarterly dividend of $0.655 per share and reflects the Board's and management's confidence in DTE's long-range growth plan. This marks the fifth consecutive year of dividend increases since 2009...

2014-06-16 12:22:41

Entry level positions may be available upon completion DETROIT, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) is starting a new Boot Camp to train people to become Customer Care Representatives in the company's Contact Center in Detroit. The Contact Center Boot Camp will run from Aug. 4-29 at MIAT College of Technology in Canton. There are 30 available seats for training with a potential for employment upon the training's completion. While there is no guarantee of employment,...

2014-06-10 12:23:21

Grand Rapids, Muskegon to join Detroit, Traverse City DETROIT, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The DTE Energy Foundation announced today it will expand its support for its "Greening," or recycling, programs to the GrandJazz Fest in Grand Rapids and Muskegon's Lakeshore Art Festival. The Foundation already supports recycling programs at the Detroit Jazz Festival and the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City. "Our goal is to reduce the carbon footprint of these festivals by...

2014-06-04 16:21:41

Weather plays a major role in your energy usage DETROIT, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that we've all survived a brutal winter in which heating bills were a challenge to control, the summer air conditioning season can provide some new challenges as people escape the heat and humidity. But there are some simple, effective things you can do to start saving today. And you can share these tips with family, friends and neighbors. CoolCurrents. This Interruptible Air Conditioning rate program...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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