DTE Energy is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services worldwide. Its operating units include Detroit Edison, an electric utility serving more than 2 million customers in southeastern Michigan, and MichCon, a natural gas utility serving approximately 1.2 million customers in Michigan. DTE manages other non-utility, energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects, fuel transportation and marketing and unconventional gas production. DTE Energy's environmental stewardship is a deeply rooted value. It operates power plants, compressor stations, substations and service centers in full compliance with all environmental regulations, and sometimes surpasses environmental requirements. Detroit Edison is a fossil fuel-based electric utility company with approximately 80-85 percent of its annual electricity production generated by burning fossil fuels, primarily coal. DTE Energy s history in producing energy dates back to 1903. Anthony F. Earley Jr. has been the chief executive officer of DTE Energy for more than eight years. He has been with the energy and utilities company for over 12 years. Earley earned a JD degree from the University of Notre Dame.