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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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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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Electric Consumer Information

Non-profit organizations may be eligible to have an energy assessment of their facilities at a substantially reduced cost. An energy assessment is an important first step in understanding your energy usage and discovering ways to make your building more energy efficient and comfortable. The Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility (SEU) will cover 90% of the cost of an […]

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PSC Regulated Utilities

Below are the utilities under the jurisdiction of the Public Service Commission (“PSC”). The Division of the Public Advocate may intervene in cases filed at the PSC by any of these utility providers. Don’t wait for a disconnection notice! If you have difficulty paying your utility bill, contact your service provider as soon as you […]

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Consumer Information

The Division of the Public Advocate strongly believes that information and knowledge helps to empower customers. With that in mind, we have created dedicated web pages related to regulated utility services – electric, natural gas, cable, water, wastewater, and telecommunications – and offering important information on topics such utility programs, financial resources, conservation, and others. […]

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About the Division of the Public Advocate

The Division of the Public Advocate (DPA) was established in 1978 after public outcry over steadily and sharply increasing electricity rates. In establishing the DPA, the General Assembly charged the Public Advocate with representing consumer interests whenever PSC-regulated utility companies in Delaware seek changes in the delivery of services or changes in rates for electric […]

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News Journal Article on Artificial Island

The News Journal wrote an article on Artificial Island and the cost to consumers. We appreciate them bringing this important issue to the forefront to inform consumers of the $2-$4 cost per month for the next 40 years. You can read the article here .

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