Category: DTE Energy

Amid controversies, DTE Energy continues to spend big in Michigan and nearly every lawmaker accepts

93% of legislators have taken DTE Energy money during their careers

/ September 28, 2022
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Utilities that support Inflation Reduction Act are members of trade groups attacking it

Utilities have said climate bill would be good for them and their customers, but some of their trade groups like the Chamber of Commerce and NAM are trying to kill...

/ August 4, 2022

Livermore Lab carbon capture campaign funded by utility company front group

Emails show CARB staffer advising Livermore Lab carbon capture campaign, before becoming lobbyist for oil, gas, and power companies

/ July 28, 2022
DTE Energy set a net-zero carbon goal but continues to invest in gas

New Michigan front group with connections to DTE Energy launches ahead of the elections

Protect Our Values, a new dark money front group with connections to DTE Energy appears to be preparing to send messages to voters this election season. Protect Our Values was...

/ July 5, 2022

Michigan utilities’ front groups begin misleading ad campaigns ahead of a vote on energy legislation

Two front groups with connections to DTE Energy and Consumers Energy launched a Facebook ad campaign last week ahead of a possible vote on solar energy legislation. DTE Energy’s Alliance...

/ March 30, 2021

Pollution Payday: Analysis of executive compensation and incentives of the largest U.S. investor-owned utilities

Download full report DTE Energy DTE Energy is a utility holding company that serves electric and natural gas customers in Michigan, and also owns a gas pipeline and storage business...

/ September 22, 2020
DTE Energy set a net-zero carbon goal but continues to invest in gas

Michigan’s new PSC members will decide whether DTE electric customers should pay for some NEXUS gas pipeline costs

“DTE ratepayers should not be burdened with the unreasonable and unlawful costs resulting from DTE’s bad deal with its affiliate NEXUS” - Michigan Environmental Council

/ June 3, 2020

After its $2.65 billion gas asset acquisition, DTE Energy tells Wall Street there is nothing to worry about as Fitch downgrades the company

With an already troubled gas sector roiled by fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, DTE Energy is facing concerns from shareholders over the company’s growing exposure to natural gas.  DTE Midstream,...

/ April 28, 2020

Strings Attached: How utilities use charitable giving to influence politics and increase investor profits

Download full report DTE Energy DTE Energy is a utility holding company with natural gas, electric, and pipeline business segments. The company serves 2.2 million electric customers and 1.3 million...

/ December 10, 2019