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Date Posted: Wednesday, April 27th, 2022

Public Comment Session to be held Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. Dover, Del.—On January 14, 2022, Delmarva Power filed an application with the Public Service Commission to increase its natural gas distribution rates by nearly $19.5 million, which is an overall increase of more than 20 percent. Pursuant to state law, on August […]

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Date Posted: Tuesday, December 14th, 2021

On November 9, 2021, Deputy Public Advocate Ruth Price became the first Delaware representative to be appointed president of the Consumer Advocates of the PJM States, Inc. (CAPS).  Over many years, Ruth has worked tirelessly on behalf of Delaware consumers at PJM, including the Artificial Island case.  She was also instrumental in creating the CAPS […]

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Date Posted: Thursday, December 9th, 2021

On November 5, 2021, during their virtual annual meeting, the members of the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates (NASUCA) elected their 2022 Officers and Executive Committee.  Among those elected to serve on the Executive Committee was the Delaware Public Advocate.  This is his third term. NASUCA is represented by 55 consumer advocated in […]

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Date Posted: Thursday, December 9th, 2021

In collaboration with the Delaware Division of the Public Advocate, the Delaware Public Service Commission, and Energy Efficiency Advisory Council, Delmarva Power has provided a final installment of $2.3 million, as part of $4 million in total funding to the Energize Delaware Empowerment Grant Program managed and operated by Energize Delaware. This program provides funding […]

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Date Posted: Friday, October 22nd, 2021

Dover, Del—Natural gas prices have spiked in the past six months and are up more than 30 percent since the end of August 2021. This is largely due to increased U.S. demand and the ongoing energy crisis in Europe.  According to the Energy Information Administration, about 43 percent of Delaware households rely on natural gas […]

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Date Posted: Friday, December 11th, 2020

On December 4th, the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates (NASUCA) joined with several consumer groups in asking Congress for additional LIHEAP resources.  With initial LIHEAP CARES Act funding fully obligated, this request ensures a continuation of these vital services during these unprecedented times. A link to the full article can be found here.

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Date Posted: Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

On November 12, 2020, during their virtual annual meeting, the members of the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates (NASUCA) elected their 2021 Officers and Executive Committee.  Among those elected to serve on the Executive Committee was the Delaware Public Advocate.  This is his second term. This is an important position as NASUCA is […]

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Date Posted: Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Drew Slater Public Advocate 302-388-1100 Samantha Hemphill PSC Ombudsman 302-736-7564 DPA and PSC Bring Awareness to Opt-Out Deadline of Third-Party Suppliers Marketing List The deadline for customers to opt-out of third-party supplier solicitations is September 30th  DOVER – The Delaware Division of the Public Advocate and the Delaware Public Service Commission […]

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Date Posted: Friday, August 28th, 2020

Delaware Public Service Commission and Delaware Public Advocate Investigate Misleading Electric Supplier Marketing Practices  Dover – On July 29, 2020 the Delaware Public Service Commission opened PSC Docket No. 20-0451 to investigate misleading marketing practices by third-party electric suppliers.  The Delaware PSC Staff and Delaware Division of the Public Advocate have reported receiving an increasing […]

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Date Posted: Friday, August 28th, 2020

The DPA is a party to the Circuit Court appeal of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) decision regarding the capacity market and minimum offer price rule.  Below is an article written by attorneys working with several of us to ensure clean energy can participate in the marketplace. FERC’s capacity markets limit clean energy and […]

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