Pricing Options

Pricing options that make smart business sense.

Find the right electric pricing solution for your business by reviewing your options below and by calling DTE’s Business Customer Support at 855-383-4BIZ (4249). Visit for more information about business electric pricing.

Explore our options

Discover ways to save by finding a rate that suites your business and operations.

Types of Service:

D3 General Service provides standard service for customers with low to moderate energy use.

D4 Large General Service provides standard service for customers with higher energy use and steady, predictable kW demand.

Service Options:

D3.1 Unmetered General Service provides service for easy to calculate usage without a meter—best for billboards and cable TV providers.

D3.3 Interruptible General helps you save by allowing DTE to interrupt power when necessary.

D1.8 Dynamic Peak Pricing provides savings to customers that can shift their energy usage to lower price time periods, like weekday evenings and all day on weekends.

D1.1 Interruptible Space Conditioning helps you save on your cooling bill when DTE briefly cycles air conditioning and air source heat pumps off and on. This rate is separately metered.

D1.7 Geothermal Time of Day helps you save when approved equipment operates during designated off-peak hours.

D1.9 Electric Vehicle helps you save when charging vehicles with time of day pricing option.

D5 Water Heating helps you save when DTE briefly cycles your electric water heating system.

D9 Outdoor Protective Lighting provides a safer and more secure area with outdoor lighting on premises.

If you own your own equipment, you might qualify for specialized rates for our largest customers.

D11 Primary Supply is standard service for customers who own their equipment. Minimum 50 kW demand and consistent higher energy use and demand.

D8 Interruptible Primary provides savings to customers who own their equipment; who contract a portion of their load as interruptible (at least 50 kW at a single location) and who interrupt that load upon notification by DTE.

D12 Experimental Large Customer Low Peak Demand Supply Available to new full-service customers with a min metered contract capacity of 10,000 kW and with on-peak demand set during the Oct-May months and on-peak demand of 10% or less during the June-Sept billing months, on sub-trans or trans voltage, at single location.

D13 Extra Large High Load Factor Capacity of not less than 50,000 kW, at one or more sites w/in Company’s service territory. Customer's load must reflect certain characteristics as defined in tariff.

Save money by shifting to a specialized community rate or add street and traffic light service for a brighter and safer neighborhood.

E1 Streetlighting offers service for nighttime streetlighting, with options available based on ownership of equipment.

E2 Traffic Lights is service for traffic and signal lights.

The more you shift your energy to our specialized school rate, the more you can save.

D3.2 Secondary Education Institution is available to educational institutions desiring service at secondary voltage.

D6.2 Primary Education Institution is designed for educational institutions served at primary, sub-transmission, or transmission voltage with minimum 50 kW contracted capacity at a single location.

D10 All Electric School Building service for school buildings served at primary voltage with electric space heating and water heating.

If you’d like to explore energy options provided by a third-party, electric choice could be the right rate for you.

EC2 Retail Access provides the option to purchase electricity at unregulated prices offered by an alternative energy supplier.

We offer dynamic and flexible electric options that complement your existing service—from renewable energy to standby service.

R1.1 Metal Melting is for customers with electric metal melting operations on a separate interruptible meter.

R1.2 Electric Process Heating is for customers with electric process heat operations on a separate interruptible meter.

R2 Special Purpose Facilities provides a financing option to customers that require special service facilities installed by DTE.

R3 Standby allows DTE to provide standby service to customers that operate generation facilities directly interconnected with the Company.

R4 Resale of Service provides eligible customers the option to resell power provided by DTE to their tenants. DTE approval required.

R5 Small Power Production and Cogeneration is for customers with on-site generation facilities 20 MW and smaller that seek to sell electric output to DTE.

R7 Greenhouse Lighting is designed for customers who require high intensity discharge lighting service for greenhouses and other environmentally controlled growing facilities.

R8 Space Conditioning provides savings for customers who install separately metered electric space conditioning circuits for space heating and cooling, water heating and humidity control equipment.

R10 Interruptible Supply is for very large D11 Primary Supply Rate customers that elect to contract a minimum of 50,000 kW of interruptible service.

R12 Capacity Release provides payment to customers, with minimum 100 kW at a single location, who reduce loads during agreed upon times.

R13 Dispersed Generation provides payment to customers with on-site generation of at least 250 kW that agree to operate these systems at the request of DTE.

R14 Distributed Generation provides customers with on-site generation to rely on DTE for supplemental energy needs (Maximum 100 kW per location).

R16 Net Metering provides payment to customers with on-site generation and who fulfill DTE Renewable Resource requirements. This rate is no longer available to new customers. Also see R18 below.

R17 MIGreenPower Program is designed for customers who want to develop renewable energy without installing a system of their own. Learn more at

R18 Distributed Generation provides credit to customers for electricity from solar or wind that they send back to the grid.

We offer two pricing services for our small business customers. Please review the pricing services below and call DTE’s Business Customer Support at 855-383-4BIZ (4249). For more information about business pricing, please visit

Small Business Customers

GS-1 Non Residential General Service is designed for smaller volume commercial customers who contract with us for a set distribution rate with usage under 14,000 Mcf per year.

GS-2 Non Residential General Service is designed for larger volume commercial customers who contract with us for a set distribution rate with usage for anything over 14,000 Mcf per year.