Delaware Division of the
Public Advocate


Date Posted: Friday, April 11th, 2014

Artesian Water Company, Inc. filed an application (PSC Docket No. 14-132) seeking an increase in total revenue of slightly more than $9.98 million. This represents an incremental increase of 12.59%a however, by including the Distribution System Improvement Charge (“DSIC”) of 3.32% currently in place, which is set to zero upon filing for a general rate […]

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Date Posted: Monday, November 25th, 2013

Tidewater Utilities, Inc. filed an application seeking an overall revenue increase of $3,903,338, or approximately 14.42%.

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Date Posted: Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

The Public Service Commission opened an investigation into the marketing practices of Starion Energy PA, Inc., a third-party electricity supplier (PSC Docket No. 395-13). The Commissions asks that anyone wishing to file written comments, concerns, or complaints regarding Starion or any of its agents, please do so before December 31, 2013. Refer to PSC Order […]

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Date Posted: Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

The Public Service Commission hosted the third, and final, “Public Interactive Discussion Forums and Comment Session” on October 16, 2013 in Wilmington, DE. The purpose of the sessions was to hear from the public about their expectations for reliable power delivery and the potential costs for that reliability. Delmarva Power is planning to spend $397 […]

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Date Posted: Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Effective October 8, 2013, rates for customers of Artesian Wastewater Management, Inc. will increase to $80 per EDU per month (EDU stands for Equivalent Dwelling Unit; most residential customers are charged 1 EDU). By Order No. 8442, rates will increase to $85 per EDU per month approximately one year later on September 14, 2014. The […]

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Date Posted: Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Delmarva Power filed a proposed “Forward Looking Rate Plan” for PSC consideration. Under the proposal, the PSC would be asked to approve a level of revenue to be recovered from ratepayers over the next four years.

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Date Posted: Thursday, September 26th, 2013

The PSC entered Order No. 8464 which allows the Delmarva Power Environmental Surcharge Rate (“ESR”) to increase from $0.00021 per ccf to $0.00059 per ccf for all firm delivery service customers beginning November 1, 2013. This rate increase is subject to refund pending an evidentiary hearing scheduled for November 21, 2013 and a final determination […]

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Date Posted: Monday, September 16th, 2013

The Public Advocate filed comments regarding Delmarva Power’s 2012 Integrated Resource Plan (“IRP”), recommending the PSC find the IRP offers little benefit for its cost and to urge the Legislature to eliminate the requirement.

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Date Posted: Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Press Release: Delaware Public Service Commission and Public Advocate recognizes “Lifeline Awareness Week” September 9-15, 2013

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