Jerry Norcia is president and chief executive officer of DTE Energy. Norcia was named DTE Energy president and chief operating officer in 2016, responsible for strategic oversight and operations of the electric and gas utilities, and the two large non-utility businesses. He joined the company in 2002 as president of the Gas Storage and Pipelines business. He has also held the positions of president of DTE Gas and DTE Electric prior to his current role.
Prior to joining DTE, Norcia was vice president of business development for Union Gas. Norcia has more than 30 years of experience in the energy industry, where he worked in executive leadership roles, business development, engineering and operations.
Norcia earned a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Windsor.
Norcia serves as the chair of the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation and on The Skillman Foundation board of trustees, which is dedicated to the well-being and prosperity of children in Detroit. He is also on the board of directors of the American Gas Association, the Michigan Chamber of Commerce and Invest Detroit – a catalyst for economic growth in Detroit and Southeast Michigan.
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 aspires to achieve net zero carbon 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 dteenergy.com, empoweringmichigan.com, twitter.com/dte_energy and facebook.com.
DTE Energy's largest operating subsidiaries are DTE Energy Electric Company (formerly Detroit Edison), an investor-owned electric utility serving 2.1 million customers in Southeastern Michigan; and DTE Gas Company (formerly Michigan Consolidated Gas Company (MichCon)), a natural gas utility serving 1.2 million customers in Michigan. The two companies merged in 2001.
The name "DTE" is taken from the stock symbol for the former Detroit Edison, DTE.