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Energy Users to be Allocated Almost 100% of Upgrade Costs

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

A recent News Journal article discusses the potential for all energy users within the Delmarva Power Transmission zone, which includes the entire state of Delaware and portions of Maryland, to be allocated almost 100% of the costs of transmission upgrades approved by PJM Interconnection, LLC (“PJM”) to remedy electric stability issues at Artificial Island in […]

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DPA Files Amicibrief

Date Posted: Thursday, July 16th, 2015

The Delaware Public Advocate, as part of a broader coalition of states and consumer advocates, filed an Amici brief with the Unted States Supreme Court to support the continued participation of demand response resources in wholesale markets. Demand response resources help to lower the overall wholesale price for electricity, producing savings for all customers of […]

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Considerations for Installing Solar Panels In Delaware

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Considerations for Installing Solar Panels In Delaware: This fact sheet from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) can help you decide if system ownership, leasing, or a power purchase agreement will best meet your needs when choosing to install a solar panel system in Delaware. DNREC also released a report titled “Green […]

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Report of Findings and Recommendations

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

A duly appointed Hearing Examiner issued his report of Findings and Recommendations related to Artesian Water Company’s request for a rate increase. Search for Docket No. 14-193 on the PSC’s Delafile system to find all public documents, including the Hearing Examiner’s report, related to this case. Parties to the case must file exceptions within twenty […]

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The PSC Approved a 0.06% Increase

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

The PSC approved a 0.06% increase – from 0.31% to 0.37% – to Tidewater Utility’s Distribution System Improvement Charge (“DSIC”) effective July 1, 2015. The DSIC rate remains subject to review, audit, and an annual reconciliation by Staff based on a 12-month period ending December 31, 2015. Search for Docket No. 15-1000 on the PSC’s […]

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Approval of Merger Between Pepco Holdings and Exelon Corp.

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

The PSC entered Order No. 8746 approving the merger between Pepco Holdings, Inc. (Delmarva Power’s parent company) and Exelon Corporation under the terms and conditions contained in an Amended Settlement Agreement (dated April 7, 2015) and to which the the Public Advocate is a party. The PSC will issue a final order once decisions in […]

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Re-Evaluation of the Cost Allocation

Date Posted: Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Public Advocate David Bonar submitted a letter to the Board of Managers of PJM Interconnection, LAC requesting a re-evaluation of the cost allocation of a PJM approved transmission upgrade at Artificial Island in New Jersey. The formulaic cost allocation methodology utilized by PJM results in 99.9% of the costs of this $263 – $238 million […]

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Public Advocate David Bonar Urges Delmarva Power Customers

Date Posted: Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Public Advocate David Bonar urges Delmarva Power customers who have purchased their energy supply from a third party energy supplier to review their contract terms and conditions. Press Release

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Delmarva Power’s Proposed Reliability Investments

Date Posted: Thursday, July 17th, 2014

The DPA files comments on the PSC Staff Report regarding Delmarva Power’s proposed reliability investments. Read Comments…

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File for Merger Approval

Date Posted: Monday, June 30th, 2014

Exelon and Pepco Holdings File for Merger Approval with Utility Commissions in Delaware, New Jersey and Washington, D.C. Read PHI Press Release…

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