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Program News


MICHIGAN SAVES FINANCING CHANGES
Aug. 14, 2017 – Effective immediately, the financing options offered through Michigan Saves have changed

  • 0% financing on up to $50,000 for up to 24 months for faith-based facilities* only
  • 1.99% financing on up to $50,000 for up to 24 months for all customers
  • 2.99% financing on up to $150,000 for up to 60 months for all customers

*Faith-based facilities include all houses of worship and facilities operated by faith-based organizations.
This offer supersedes all prior offers for the 2017 Program Year. To read everything about the financing offers and how to apply, download the Fact Sheet under “Document” or click here.


REMEMBER THE NEW RULES FOR NON-DLC LIGHTING
July 19, 2017 – Effective July 1, the rules concerning the use of non-DLC lighting were revised to include Custom Applications. These rules include the prohibition of installing non-DLC lighting in Custom projects. A full explanation of this change and how it works for both Prescriptive and Custom projects can be found in the revised Non-DLC Lighting Form and in the revised Policies and Procedures Manual.


PREVENT PAYMENT DELAYS: SUBMIT SUPPORTING DOCS WITH YOUR APPLICATIONS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
June 20, 2017 – Our Program requires that you submit all supporting documentation with your Application to ensure prompt review and processing for payment by our Program Team. To prevent delays with your Application, please comply with the submission checklist on Page 3 of the Application. IMPORTANT NOTE: Although submission of the payee’s W-9 is not required until the Final Application, you can help accelerate the process by submitting the W-9 with the Reservation Application. If you have questions about what’s required to process your Application, contact our office. Project of the Month is changing; contact us with your idea Starting soon, the DTE Energy Efficiency Program for Business will begin highlighting unique projects in our quarterly Trade Ally newsletter. To have your project considered as a “Featured Project,” send an email to saveenergy@dteenergy.com with “Featured Project” in the subject line.