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Date Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2019   Contact: Samantha Hemphill PSC Ombudsman 302-736-7500   Drew Slater Public Advocate 302-388-1100   Public Service Commission Approves Additional Rate Reductions, Returning Tax Cut Savings to Customers   DOVER –The Delaware Public Service Commission on Thursday approved an overall rate reduction for regulated utilities from the overcollection of federal […]

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Date Posted: Monday, January 28th, 2019

As of Monday, January 28, 2019, the e-mail addresses for staff members of the DPA is First.Lastname@delaware.gov. Our phone number, 302-241-2555, remains the same. To ensure your e-mail is received, please update our e-mail addresses accordingly. Thank you!

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Date Posted: Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

Delaware Public Service Commission Gives Tentative Approval for Proposed Artificial Island Project   Yesterday, the Delaware Public Service Commission (PSC) approved with conditions the application of Silver Run Electric, LLC to become a certified electric transmission company in Delaware.   Silver Run’s application related to construction and operation of a transmission line from the Artificial […]

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Date Posted: Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

Public Service Commission Approves Settlement to Reduce Delmarva Power Gas Rates    DOVER – The Staff of the Delaware Public Service Commission (“Commission Staff”) and the Division of the Public Advocate (“Public Advocate”) announce a $3.5 million overall rate reduction for consumers in New Castle County due to the settlement of the Delmarva Power gas […]

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Date Posted: Friday, May 4th, 2018

Dover, Del. – Delaware’s Public Advocate today issued a letter to the White House asking the Trump administration to deny a request for emergency bailouts for aging coal and nuclear power plants owned by a large regional energy supplier. The letter addresses a recent filing from Ohio-based FirstEnergy Solutions asking the federal Department of Energy to […]

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Date Posted: Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2018    Contact: Drew Slater Public Advocate 302-388-1100   Commission Approves Public Advocate’s Petition to Reduce Utility Rates in Light of Federal Tax Cuts   DOVER – The Delaware Public Service Commission today approved a petition from the state’s Public Advocate to ensure that consumers will receive the benefits of […]

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Date Posted: Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Earlier this afternoon, pursuant to Title 29, Chapter 87, Section 8716(i), the Division of the Public Advocate provided a copy of our annual report to Governor Carney and Members of the General Assembly. It has been a very busy year for the DPA and we look forward to continuing to work on behalf of consumers in the […]

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Date Posted: Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Contact: Andrew Slater – 302-388-1100 December 28, 2017   On December 22, 2017, President Donald Trump signed the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) into law. This law will result in a reduction in the corporate tax rate of 14 percent, from 35 percent to 21 percent, effective February 1, 2018. Such a […]

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Date Posted: Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

SCAMMER ALERT: Scammers are again targeting Delmarva Power customers in Delaware. If you receive a call from Delmarva Power, or a third-party supplier, about your bill, please call Delmarva Power directly and DO NOT provide your payment information over the phone. Payments made over the phone should only be made if you call Delmarva Power […]

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Date Posted: Monday, November 20th, 2017

The Offshore Wind Working Group will hold public comment sessions on November 27, 2017 at the Appoquinimink Training Center in Odessa and December 5, 2017 at the Lewes Public Library in Lewes. These workshops will begin at 6:00pm and will help the task force in considering final recommendations to Governor Carney. If you are unable […]

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