Utility To Use $70M Voluntary Refund On Tree TrimmingMichigan’s Public Service Commission has approved an accounting measure that allows DTE Electric Co. to provide a one-time, $70 million voluntary refund to be spent on tree trimming.
Michigan Matters: Examining the Jobs Picture; Training Tree Trimmers in the Motor CityAs the pandemic winds down, an offshoot has been a growing jobs gap particularly in the skilled trades, which is why CBS 62’s “Michigan Matters” is taking a look this Sunday at 7:30 a.m. at one unique program to train more tree trimmers.
DTE Energy Launches Tree Trim Academy To Create 200 Jobs In DetroitDTE Energy launched its Tree Trim Academy Thursday to create 200 high-paying jobs in Detroit over the next three years.
Michigan Homeowner Tips: Cost Of Hiring A Pro For Yard CareAlthough many outdoor chores are easy enough for you to tackle on your own, why not leave garden and yard maintenance to a professional landscaper?
Michigan Matters: DTE and State Team Up on Inmate Training ProgramOn this week's Michigan Matters, DTE Energy is teaming up with the state of Michigan on an innovative vocational training program that will prepare qualified inmates about to be released with skills to become much needed tree trimmers.
Regulators Order Changes After 2013 Ice StormThe state's biggest utilities have been ordered, among other things, to make it easier for customers to get credits on bills when they suffer losses due to outages.
During National Electrical Safety Month Consumers Energy Offers Spring, Summer Safety TipsConsumers Energy has spring and summer safety tips for Michigan residents in recognition of National Electrical Safety Month this May.
Man Dies After Fall While Trimming TreesAuthorities say a 54-year-old man has died after falling about 18 to 20 feet from a ladder while trimming trees in southwestern Michigan.
DTE Begins 2-Month Tree Trimming PushTo improve electrical service reliability and safety for customers, DTE tree trimming crews will be working in several local communities over the next two months.
Co-Worker: Tree Trimmer Pulled Into Wood ChipperPolice say a 45-year-old man was killed in a tree-trimming accident Tuesday in Shelby Township.
Detroit Edison Announces Tree Trimming ScheduleDetroit Edison tree trimming crews will be working in several local communities over the next two months, removing fallen limbs and cutting back branches.
Annual Tree-Trimming Begins For DTEDuring severe weather, fallen limbs and tree branches can create the majority of the power outages.