For more savings opportunities, visit the Department of Energy’s website to learn about how you can take advantage of the 26% Federal Tax Credit and other credits available through the Rural Energy for America program.
DTE Energy supports the adoption of geothermal systems with exclusive geothermal rate options. These business and residential rates are structured as a time of day rates which offer a lower energy price during Off-Peak hours—16 hours on weekdays and all weekend hours and different pricing in the Summer than in the Winter. The geothermal rate options could save home and business owners up to 35% off the standard residential and general business service rates.
Items Measured on the Geothermal Meter
Your Geothermal Rate will be applied for energy used by your geothermal unit, fans, Electronically Commutated Motor (ECM) blower motors, electric water heater, electric resistance heat and well pump (open loop geothermal system only).
Begin the process by emailing your name, and a brief description of your request to NBREQUEST_Account@dteenergy.com or click here to submit a request. A DTE Energy expert will respond to your request within 2 business days. In the meantime please complete and sign the second page of the DTE load sheet so we can determine if your existing electrical equipment is suitable to handle your new geothermal system.
Find a local contractor nearest you at Michigan Geothermal Energy Association. Wiring for the D1.7 geothermal advanced meter must be installed by a licensed, independent electrical contractor.