DTE Energy Video (Text Version)
Slide Presentation: DTE Energy is PEV Ready. Plug-in electric vehicles are now available from many major auto manufacturers. DTE Energy provides the "electric fuel" plug-in electric vehicles need. Benefits of Plug-in Electric Vehicles: Electricity costs less than $1.00 per gallon of gasoline equivalent; Electric vehicles have a lower carbon footprint; Electricity is a domestic fuel source. Plugging in a vehicle is simple. Many plug-in electric vehicles can connect to a standard outlet and fully charge overnight. An upgraded charge spot can charge most plug-in electric vehicles in a few hours. Save money and time with DTE Energy's Electric Vehicle Program. Affordable – Save up to 40% off the regular residential rate when you charge your vehicle at night or on weekends when electrical use is lower. Charge Faster – The EV Rate requires Level 2 charging on a 240 volt circuit, much like those used for an electric dryer or stove. Level 2 charging takes half the time of charging on a standard outlet. Save Money – DTE Energy will pay up to $2,500 of the cost of a Level 2 charging station for the first 2,500 customers who enroll in the Program. Extend Battery Life – Off-peak charging helps significantly extend the life and health of your battery by charging closer to the time of its use. Reduce Future Infrastructure – Use of existing capacity of the electrical grid during off peak time, creates an efficient system and eliminates the need to build additional capacity. Electricity is a cleaner, more secure and affordable vehicle fuel. At DTE Energy, we look forward to powering the next generation of vehicles. For more information or to sign up please visit us at dteenergy.com/pev.