DTE's RFP indicates the success and continuation of its current programs. The company will seek two-year contracts for programs that include appliance recycling heating, ventilation and air conditioning, home performance with insulation and windows and lighting and appliances.
The scope of work includes achieving energy savings within the prescribed program budget, marketing, retail program management, rebate processing, recycling of appliances and management of trade ally networks. The work also will include conducting outreach events to educate customers about the impact of their energy usage and further their energy-efficiency journey.
Customers who participated in DTE's energy efficiency programs in 2014 the most recent year for which statistics are available -- will save $585 million over the lifetime of their energy-saving upgrades.
DTE Energy's energy-efficiency programs also will result in $4.5 billion in customer savings and other economic benefits through 2029.
The residential programs also include the DTE Insight app to help customers track and manage real-time energy use.
DTE Energy is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide.