DETROIT — DTE Energy will issue a request for proposal (RFP) for a package of energy-efficiency programs whose vendor contracts expire. The company will seek two-year contracts for programs that include HVAC and home performance with insulation and windows.

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 efforts.

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.

The residential programs also include the DTE Insight app to help customers track and manage real-time energy use.

All contractors interested in receiving more information about the RFP should send their contact information, referencing EE Bundle 2 RFP, to no later than Dec. 11, 2015.

DTE Energy 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 2.1 million customers in southeastern Michigan and a natural gas utility serving 1.2 million customers in Michigan. More information about DTE Energy is available at

Publication date: 12/8/2015

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