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Suez Water Delaware Issues Boil Water Alert

Boil Water Alert This afternoon Suez Water issued an alert for northern New Castle County residents asking that they boil their water due to a large main break. The following communities are asked to boil their water for safety: Buckingham Greene, Buckingham Heights, Carpenter Woods, Darley, Darley Woods, Delaview, Green Acres, Highland Woods, Hilton, Indian […]

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Deputy Public Advocate speaks at PJM Annual Meeting

Deputy Public Advocate, Ruth Ann Price, spoke at the PJM Annual Conference last week on cost containment. The RTO Insider article (May 21, 2017) link is provided below along with the excerpt of Ms. Price’s comments. We are proud to represent Delaware as the PJM stakeholder. “PJM has yet to complete a competitively bid transmission […]

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Meet the Staff

  Andrew C ‘Drew’ Slater – Public Advocate Andrew C. ‘Drew’ Slater was appointed by Governor Carney and confirmed by the Senate as the Public Advocate on January 25, 2017. The Public Advocate’s role is to advocate for the lowest reasonable rates for consumers consistent with the maintenance of adequate utility service and principally on […]

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New Website for DPA Launched

April 18th is National Lineman Appreciation Day! Thank you to all the men and women who work tirelessly day and night, in good and bad weather, to keep our lights on. New Website: In an effort to be more accessible, this afternoon our new website interface went live. We hope this new interface, along with […]

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Public Advocate Drew Slater Attends the Ribbon Cutting for ZeMod Delaware

Public Advocate Drew Slater attended the ribbon cutting for ZeMod Delaware. This program is a collaboration between the Milford Housing Development Corporation and Energize Delaware and provides modular homes outfitting to produce zero energy bill. You can read about the program here.

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Federal Funding for LIHEAP and WAP

This afternoon we sent letters to Senator Carper, Senator Coons, and Representative Blunt Rochester in support of federal funding in the FY18 budget for the LIHEAP and the WAP. While we acknowledge the difficult financial constraints, these programs are important ways to help our low-income residents with home energy, and efficiency needs. Click on the […]

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Suspension Lifted on Artificial Island Project

Yesterday, the PJM Board of Manager agreed to lift the suspension of the LS Power project relating to Artificial Island. However, they also agreed to provide data analysis information to Delaware and Maryland. We are cautiously optimistic that this could lead to further clarification of the beneficiaries of this project outside the Delmarva Zone. We […]

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Public Hearing on Proposed Renewable Portfolio Standards

The PSC is holding a public hearing on its proposed Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) regulation and related cost cap provisions (see http://regulations.delaware.gov/…/20%20DE%20Reg%20713%2003-…) on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 1:00 p.m., during its regularly-scheduled meeting. Delmarva Power and Light customers, now is YOUR chance to let the PSC hear what you think these proposed rules! The […]

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PJM Board to Meet and Discuss Lifting Suspension of Artificial Island Project

The PJM Board of Managers (BOM) will meet this week to discuss lifting the suspension of the Artificial Island project. We want to thank all the parties that submitted letters to PJM sharing our concerns over the cost allocation of this project. To read all the letters, click here and read the letters sent from March […]

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April is National Safe Digging Month

April is National Safe Digging Month! Digging without knowing the approximate location of underground utilities can result in damage to gas, electric, communications, water and sewer lines, which can lead to service disruptions, serious injuries and costly repairs. Call 8-1-1 BEFORE you dig!

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