DETROIT, MICHIGAN – January 6, 2023 – Powerley, a joint venture between DTE Energy, a Detroit-based diversified energy company and Vectorform, a digital innovation consulting company, announced the appointment of Angie M. Pizzuti to the Powerley board of directors, effective Dec. 16, 2022. Pizzuti is replacing Chuck Conlen, vice president of renewable energy for DTE Energy.
Pizzuti, vice president and chief customer officer for DTE Energy, is responsible for leading a customer service organization that includes the entire customer experience, from innovative billing and payment options to assistance for vulnerable customers. Pizzuti will bring a critical viewpoint to the strategic governance and oversight of Powerley’s next generation energy billing-related products.
“I’m honored to welcome Angie to our board of directors,” said Rahul Prakash, chief executive officer of Powerley. “As we implement our new strategic plan, it is especially important that we ensure there is a clear voice of the customer. Angie’s experience in customer operations will bring tremendous value to the future of our business.”
Pizzuti earned an Honors, Business Administration degree and a Masters, Business Administration degree from the University of Windsor.
“I’m excited about joining the board of directors for Powerley,” said Pizzuti. “Customers are becoming increasingly interested in how their energy usage is affecting their bill. Powerley provides industry-leading transparency to help customers save energy and money. I’m proud to be part of a team that is working to deliver innovative customer experiences.”
Powerley designs, develops, and delivers custom-labeled DIY Home Energy Management solutions. Powerley’s product offering includes hardware, software, and UX that works together to empower households to control their energy utilization, waste, and carbon footprints through web, mobile and voice actions. Working in partnership with 10+ utilities, Powerley is helping them modernize their digital customer engagement and provide utilities with a tool to accelerate the transition to clean energy.
Powerley has created a SaaS business centered around home energy management by combining its features, ease-of-use, and user experience.
About DTE Energy
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 2.3 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, and energy marketing and trading. Through our commitment to cleaner energy, DTE Electric plans to reduce CO2 emissions by 90% and DTE Gas will plan to reduce methane emissions by more than 80% by 2040 to produce cleaner energy while keeping it safe, reliable and affordable. DTE Electric and Gas aspire 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/d
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