Delaware Division of the
Public Advocate


BOM Meeting Decides Whether to Lift Suspension

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Tomorrow’s PJM BOM meeting will decide whether to lift the suspension of the LS Power project along with Delaware’s request to support us in our rehearing request before FERC. An article in The News Journal discusses what is at stake. You can read the article here.

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

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

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

Date Posted: Monday, April 3rd, 2017

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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Gov. Carney & Gov. Hogan Issue Letter

Date Posted: Friday, March 31st, 2017

Governor Carney and Maryland Governor Larry Hogan issue a joint letter opposing the Artificial Island cost allocation as an unjust rate increase on Delmarva Zone customers. Check out the article here.

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General Assembly Passes SJR 1

Date Posted: Thursday, March 30th, 2017

The General Assembly passed SJR 1 this afternoon, which opposes the Artificial Island project cost allocation and urges PJM to join Delaware, and other parties, contesting the cost allocation before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). This bill was passed unanimously and signed by the Governor.

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Opposition of Cost Allocation

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

This morning, Public Advocate Drew Slater sent a letter to PJM ahead of their board meeting later this week opposing the cost allocation of the Artificial Island project. You can read the letter here.

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News Journal Article on Artificial Island

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

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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Artificial Island Proposal

Date Posted: Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

This morning the DPA had the opportunity to attend the Regional Legislative Electronic Transmission Cost Equity Committee meeting in the Senate Chamber. This meeting was called by the co-chairs, Senator McDowell and Representative Paradee, to hear from PJM on the Artificial Island proposal. We were afforded the opportunity for public comments and our comments are […]

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Power Restoration After Storm

Date Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017

As of 7:00am, approximately 1,800 customers are without power and should be restored by noon today. If your power is still out and you need assistance with food or lodging, please contact the Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767.

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Update on Electric Outages

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

UPDATE on electric outage: DPL has restored power to 90 percent of the reported outages.

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