Sachse Construction Academy Proves Importance of Skilled Trades

The Sachse Construction Academy returned to Eastern Market on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, for its fourth annual exhibition aimed at promoting skilled trade opportunities for Detroit high school students. And, once again, Motor City Electric Co. participated in the afternoon event, which had over 500 juniors and seniors attend and was aimed at opening up … Continued

MCE’s Brian Wendling Interviewed at 2019 NECA NextGen

NECA NextGen Conference is the premiere legislative conference for the next generation of electrical contractors to learn about the top issues affecting the industry. Attendees also have the opportunity to meet the leaders who are working to provide real solutions. Motor City Electric Co. MCE Project Manager/Electrical Engineer Brian Wendling was in attendance and was … Continued

8th Annual Marathon and United Way Golf Classic

Motor City Electric Co. proudly participated in the 8th Annual Marathon and United Way Golf Classic on June 13, 2019, at the at Stonebridge Golf Club in Ann Arbor. The MCE foursome consisting of Chris Mullett, Steve Frantz, Chris Smith, and Leon Murawski. had an enjoyable day of golf and socializing. Motor City Electric also … Continued

High demand for new construction trades workers in Detroit

Octavous Crosby, 36, has been on an upward trajectory with a steady paycheck — and no student loan debt — since entering the construction trades nearly two decades ago. Crosby, who grew up on Detroit’s east side, started off as an apprentice carpenter for his  employer, construction company Barton Malow, and went on to become a journeyman, foreman and, … Continued

Heritage Sustainable Energy announces construction of the Garden Wind Farm Expansion Project

Construction and electrical contracts awarded to Michigan companies Barton Malow Construction Company and Detroit-based Motor City Electric Utilities By Heritage Sustainable Energy  |  Posted: Tue 12:29 PM, Oct 02, 2018 GARDEN, Mich. (WLUC) – Renewable energy provider, Heritage Sustainable Energy, announced plans to commence construction of the proposed Garden Wind Farm Expansion in Fairbanks Township. … Continued

NECA Announces 2018 Project Excellence Award Winners

The Monday morning general session at the 2018 NECA Show included recognition of the 2018 Project Excellence Award winners for the extraordinary projects they completed in 2017. Thirteen companies were selected by a jury of their peers across 11 different project categories, including commercial/institutional, design-build, residential, energy solutions/green building and more. The 2018 Project Excellence … Continued

MCE Joins Mayor, Community Groups and Business Partners for 2018 Motor City Makeover

April 18, 2018 – Mayor Mike Duggan and community and business partners today kicked off Motor City Makeover, the City’s annual cleanup and beautification effort, and outlined plans for a pilot program to clean a small number of alleys.  Volunteers can sign up at, or by calling 313-224-4415. Citywide annual cleanup and beautification effort … Continued

Little Caesars Arena Transforms Downtown Detroit

Anyone who still thinks Detroit is down and out doesn’t really know the score. The District Detroit, encompassing a 50-block area in the heart of the city, is one of the largest sports and entertainment developments in the country. Led by the Ilitch organization, its newest addition is Little Caesars Arena, a stunning, 20,000-seat successor to … Continued

Little Caesars Arena and Elation

Little Caesars Arena in Detroit opened in September to praise as one of the most innovative and technologically impressive sports and entertainment complexes in the world. Part of the credit can be taken by the venue’s unique dynamic ceiling, a 43,000-square-foot wire grid onto which nearly 1,700 custom LED strip lights from Elation Professional are … Continued