Delaware Division of the
Public Advocate


Stella Storm Power Outages

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

There are more than 30,000 DPL customers without power in New Castle County due to the Stella storm. If you are experiencing an outage, call 1-800-898-8042. More information to follow here and on Facebook.

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Article About Artificial Island Project

Date Posted: Monday, March 6th, 2017

An article from Delaware Public Media relating to the Artificial Island Project. PJM revives Artificial Island project.

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Proposal to Move Forward With the LS Power Project

Date Posted: Friday, March 3rd, 2017

The DPA participated in the Transmission Expansion Advisory Committee (TEAC) meeting where PJM Staff introduced their proposal to move forward with the LS Power project at Artificial Island at the reduced cost of $278 million (the cost was originally over $400 million). Drew Slater and Ruth Ann Price were in attendance asking many questions, specifically […]

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New Facebook Profile for Public Advocate

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

In an effort to improve openness and share advocacy updates on your behalf, we joined Facebook. Check out our Facebook page for news and updates.

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Andrew Slater Sworn in as Public Advocate

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

By appointment of the Governor and confirmation of the Senate, Andrew Slater was sworn in as the Public Advocate taking the place of the retiring Dave Bonar.

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Potential Impact of a FERC Decision

Date Posted: Monday, April 25th, 2016

Public Advocate Dave Bonar comments on the potential impact of a FERC decision on the allocation of Artificial Island costs to Delaware customers (The News Journal)

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Delmarva Power Customers Receive Credits from the Merger with Exelon

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Delmarva Power electric and gas customers receive bill credits from the merger with Exelon Read Full Article

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Electric Choice in Delaware

Date Posted: Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Electric Choice in Delaware: Switching to a third party supplier can help consumers lower their energy bills as compared to remaining on the Standard Offer Service (SOS) energy supply provided by Delmarva Power, yet few residential and small commercial customers have made a switch. To understand barriers and evaluate potential solutions, the Division of the […]

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New Solar Incentives

Date Posted: Friday, September 18th, 2015

Beginning Sept. 21, the Green Energy Fund for Delmarva Power & Light (DPL) customers will implement new solar incentives, DNREC’s Division of Energy & Climate announced today. The Green Energy Fund provides grants to DPL customers for small scale solar and geothermal installations. All applications received on or after Sept. 21 will be reviewed under […]

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Stay Connected!

Date Posted: Monday, September 14th, 2015

Stay Connected! The National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates, the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commssioners (NARUC) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) are designating September 14-20 as “National Telephone Discount Lifeline Awareness Week.” Lifeline is a government benefit program that provides discounted wireline or wireless phone service to eligible low-income consumers. To see […]

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