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Date Posted: Friday, December 16th, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 16, 2022 Rate increase is one of the largest requested by the utility Dover, Del.—On December 15, 2022, Delmarva Power filed an application with the Public Service Commission to increase its electric distribution rates by $72.3 million. Pursuant to state law, this increase will become effective on a temporary basis on […]

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Date Posted: Thursday, December 8th, 2022

Funding to help customers get back on track and take more control of their energy bills FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  NEWARK, Del. (December 8, 2022) — Delmarva Power, with support and approval of the Delaware Public Service Commission (PSC) and the Delaware Public Advocate, is providing more than $1.9 million to help limited-income residential customers in […]

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Date Posted: Thursday, December 1st, 2022

At the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates (NASUCA) annual meeting on November 13, 2022, Andrew Slater was voted as the Vice President of NASUCA. This is the first time Delaware’s Public Advocate has held the position of Vice President and the highest position reached. “NASUCA is a tremendous organization and I’m honored to […]

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Date Posted: Tuesday, October 25th, 2022

Newark, Delaware, October 24, 2022 – Artesian Resources Corporation (Nasdaq: ARTNA), a leading provider of water and wastewater services, and related services, on the Delmarva Peninsula, today announced that its principal operating subsidiary, Artesian Water Company, Inc. (Artesian Water), received approval from the Delaware Public Service Commission (DE PSC) to return to its customers proceeds […]

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Date Posted: Wednesday, September 21st, 2022

Dover, Del.—Natural gas prices have continued to increase this year and are up nearly 60 percent year to date. This is largely due to increased U.S. demand and the ongoing energy crisis in Europe. According to the Energy Information Administration, about 42 percent of Delaware households rely on natural gas for home heating. “Due to […]

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Date Posted: Monday, August 15th, 2022

The rate reduction is nearly 6 percent or more than $2.2 million Dover, Del.—On August 10, 2022, the Public Service Commission granted the Division of the Public Advocate’s (“DPA”) petition to reduce Tidewater Utilities, Inc.’s (“Tidewater”) rates to a just and reasonable level pending further review. “No regulated utility should be allowed to earn above […]

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Date Posted: Tuesday, June 28th, 2022

Delaware Division of the Public Advocate Delaware Department of State Public Advocate Files Petition to Reduce Tidewater Utilities, Inc. Rates  The petition calls for an overall reduction in rates of 8.408 percent Dover, Del.—On June 23, 2022, the Delaware Division of the Public Advocate (“DPA”) filed a petition with the Public Service Commission (“Commission”) to […]

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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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