DETROIT -- Wednesday is DTE Energy Going Green Night at Joe Louis Arena, with the first 5,000 fans in attendance at the Detroit Red Wings’ home game versus the St. Louis Blues (7:30 p.m. – FS Detroit & 97.1 The Ticket) set to receive a special t-shirt commemorating the occasion. In keeping with the evening’s ‘green’ theme, over 50 groups from environmentally-conscious organizations will be in attendance, as will 500 individuals who won tickets through a variety of DTE Energy-sponsored contests. Furthermore, energy experts from DTE Energy will be on the arena concourse (outside section 115) distributing free information on energy efficiency and renewable energy.
"We want to help customers take control of their energy use and save money,” says Kim Huffman of DTE Energy. “We're happy to be partnering with the Red Wings to bring energy efficiency and renewable energy information to their fans.”
ABOUT DTE ENERGY:DTE Energy is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating units include Detroit Edison, an electric utility serving 2.1 million customers in Southeastern Michigan, MichCon, a natural gas utility serving 1.2 million customers in Michigan, and other non-utility, energy businesses focused on gas storage and pipelines, unconventional gas production, power and industrial projects, and energy trading. Information about DTE Energy is available at dteenergy.com.
SELLOUT STREAK CONTINUES IN HOCKEYTOWN:Last night’s Detroit-Chicago showdown marked the 20th consecutive sellout for an NHL game at Joe Louis Arena. Currently averaging 19,649 fans-per-game, the Red Wings have played before a capacity crowd at The Joe a total of 26 times this season.