DTE Energy recognized as ‘customer champion’ among top energy companies in 2017 national residential customer engagement study

DETROIT, Feb. 27, 2018DTE Energy, Michigan’s largest energy company, has been recognized as a leader in residential customer engagement among 130 of the largest natural gas and electric utilities in the nation.

As one of 49 energy companies across the United States to receive a top-quartile Engaged Customer Relationship (ECR) index score, DTE is designated as a Customer Champion for its relationship with customers, including brand trust, product experience and operational satisfaction.

“Providing the best experience for our customers each and every time they interact with us remains our priority at DTE Energy,” said Mark Stiers, president and chief operating officer of DTE Gas, DTE Energy. “We are committed to developing new processes, products and programs that result in positive experiences for our customers, and we’re happy to see that our efforts are paying off.”

The award is part of Utility Trusted Brand & Customer Engagement™: Residential, a Cogent Reports™ study by Market Strategies International.

About DTE Energy

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 an electric utility serving 2.2 million customers in Southeastern Michigan and a natural gas utility serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE Energy portfolio includes non-utility energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects, natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage, and energy marketing and trading.  As one of Michigan's leading corporate citizens, DTE Energy is a force for growth and prosperity in the 450 Michigan communities it serves in a variety of ways, including philanthropy, volunteerism and economic progress. Information about DTE Energy is available at,, and

For further information: Jill Wilmot, DTE Energy, 313.235.5555