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Telecommunications Consumer Information

Recent legislation modifying Title 26, Chapter I, Subchapter VII-A removed basic telephone services from the regulatory oversight of the Public Service Commission effective July 1, 2013, except in locations where there is no alternative provider (this includes cable/voice over internet protocol, wireline, or wireless). This means that in most cases neither the PSC nor the […]

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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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Public Interactive Discussion Forums and Comment Session

The Public Service Commission hosted the third, and final, “Public Interactive Discussion Forums and Comment Session” on October 16, 2013 in Wilmington, DE. The purpose of the sessions was to hear from the public about their expectations for reliable power delivery and the potential costs for that reliability. Delmarva Power is planning to spend $397 […]

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