Chuck Conlen

Vice President, Renewable Energy, DTE Energy

Chuck Conlen is the Vice President of Renewable Energy for DTE Energy. Conlen is responsible for structuring and leading DTE’s carbon reduction commitments and growth projections and all aspects of DTE Electric’s renewable business.

Conlen joined DTE Energy in 2005, and has since held various senior leadership roles across DTE, including Vice President of Power & Industrial’s strategy and commercial organization, Executive Director of Energy Optimization and his current position.

Conlen earned an MBA from The University of Michigan. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Power Generation Systems from Kings Point, the United States Merchant Marine Academy.

DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating units include an electric company serving 2.2 million customers in Southeast Michigan and a natural gas company serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE portfolio includes energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects; renewable natural gas; natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage; and energy marketing and trading. As an environmental leader, DTE utility operations will reduce carbon dioxide and methane emissions by more than 80 percent by 2040 to produce cleaner energy while keeping it safe, reliable and affordable. DTE Electric and Gas aspire to achieve net zero carbon and greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. DTE is committed to serving with its energy through volunteerism, education and employment initiatives, philanthropy and economic progress. Information about DTE is available at

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