DTE Energy (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Program (Michigan)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Michigan

Name DTE Energy (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Low-Income Residential, Residential
Eligible Technologies Building Insulation, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Duct/Air sealing, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Motor VFDs, Programmable Thermostats, Refrigerators, Windows
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Air Sealing: up to $150

Floor Insulation: $50 - $100
Bandjoist Insulation: $50 - $100
Wall Insulation: Up to $250
Ceiling Insulation: Up to $250
Window Replacement: $30 (window); $60 (picture window/sliding glass door)
Programmable Thermostat: $10-$20
Refrigerator Recycling: $40
Clothes Washers: $25-$50
Central AC: $150 - $250
Home Energy Audits: $75
Multifamily: Lighting and Heating Upgrades

Equipment Requirements Windows must be recognized/rated by NFRC (National Fenestration Rating Council) and ENERGY STAR

Insulation must be recognized/rated by the ASTM (American Society Testing Measurement)
Central AC: 15 SEER

Installation Requirements See program brochure

Maximum Incentive Contact DTE

Program Administrator DTE Energy
Website http://www.dteenergy.com/residentialCustomers/saveEnergy/

References DSIRE[1]


DTE offers a combination of energy audit discounts and rebates for the installation of energy efficiency improvements in Detroit Edison Electric and Michigan Consolidated Gas Co. service areas. Actual rebate levels vary according to whether the customer receives MichCon gas, DTE electric service, or both. Eligible measures and equipment includes programmable thermostats, energy audits, insulation, central ac systems, appliance recycling, and air sealing. Customers should check the program web site for details.

The application and supporting documentation must be received within 30 days of audit completion, and sales invoices or paid receipts must accompany applications. All equipment must be purchased and installed prior to application submission. Customers must utilize gas distribution service from MichCon and/or electricity distribution service from Detroit Edison to be eligible for cash rebates for the purchase and installation of energy efficiency measures. An invoice itemizing the purchased equipment and/or services provided must accompany this application. Payment processing may take 6-8 weeks or longer if information is incomplete or inaccurate. Contact DTE for more information on these offerings.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name DTE Energy Efficiency
Department DTE Energy
Division Your Energy SavingsSM Program
Address P.O. Box 11289
Place Detroit, Michigan
Zip/Postal Code 48211
Phone (866) 796-0512
Fax (877) 607-0744
Email YourEnergySavings@kema.com
Website http://www.YourEnergySavings.com
Contact Name CLEAResult Consulting

Address 3474 Alaiedon Pkwy, Suite 600
Place Okemos, Michigan
Zip/Postal Code 48864
Phone (517) 999-2301

Email info@clearesult.com
Website http://www.clearesult.com/programs/

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"