Become a Contractor

Become a Contractor

Become a Designated Trade Ally

Our commercial and industrial customers need expert energy contractors.

DTE Energy works closely with trained, licensed trade allies—including general contractors, architects and engineers—to help customers save energy and money by installing new equipment or upgrading infrastructure. Your listing in DTE’s Energy Efficiency Directory puts you top of mind with business customers of varying sizes and in multiple industries who are interested in improving their operation’s energy efficiency.*

*DTE Energy does not endorse any manufacturer, product or installer.


  • Large-customer visits with program team members.
  • Business name and contact information listed in DTE Energy’s Energy Efficiency Directory.
  • Opportunities to participate in advisory panels, focus groups, pilot programs and events.
  • Access to a networking forum with other trade allies.
  • Opportunities to introduce new technologies and sell higher-efficiency equipment.
  • Performance-based bonuses.

Become a DTE Trade Ally

Call 866.796.0512 (select option 3) for information on how to become a DTE Energy commercial and industrial designated trade ally.

Designated trade ally training is held the second Thursday of each month at the New Center One Building in Detroit located at 3031 W. Grand Blvd., Suite 570, Detroit, MI 48202.