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New Solar Incentives

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!

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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Energy Users to be Allocated Almost 100% of Upgrade Costs

A recent News Journal article discusses the potential for all energy users within the Delmarva Power Transmission zone, which includes the entire state of Delaware and portions of Maryland, to be allocated almost 100% of the costs of transmission upgrades approved by PJM Interconnection, LLC (“PJM”) to remedy electric stability issues at Artificial Island in […]

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Considerations for Installing Solar Panels In Delaware

Considerations for Installing Solar Panels In Delaware: This fact sheet from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) can help you decide if system ownership, leasing, or a power purchase agreement will best meet your needs when choosing to install a solar panel system in Delaware. DNREC also released a report titled “Green […]

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Report of Findings and Recommendations

A duly appointed Hearing Examiner issued his report of Findings and Recommendations related to Artesian Water Company’s request for a rate increase. Search for Docket No. 14-193 on the PSC’s Delafile system to find all public documents, including the Hearing Examiner’s report, related to this case. Parties to the case must file exceptions within twenty […]

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The PSC Approved a 0.06% Increase

The PSC approved a 0.06% increase – from 0.31% to 0.37% – to Tidewater Utility’s Distribution System Improvement Charge (“DSIC”) effective July 1, 2015. The DSIC rate remains subject to review, audit, and an annual reconciliation by Staff based on a 12-month period ending December 31, 2015. Search for Docket No. 15-1000 on the PSC’s […]

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Public Advocate David Bonar Urges Delmarva Power Customers

Public Advocate David Bonar urges Delmarva Power customers who have purchased their energy supply from a third party energy supplier to review their contract terms and conditions. Press Release

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Delmarva Power’s Proposed Reliability Investments

The DPA files comments on the PSC Staff Report regarding Delmarva Power’s proposed reliability investments. Read Comments…

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File for Merger Approval

Exelon and Pepco Holdings File for Merger Approval with Utility Commissions in Delaware, New Jersey and Washington, D.C. Read PHI Press Release…

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Support of FERC’s Decision to Appeal a May 23, 2104 D.C. Circuit Court Ruling

The DPA, along with the consumer advocates of Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and the District of Columbia, sent a letter to both FERC and to the PJM Board voicing their support of FERC’s decision to appeal a May 23, 2104 D.C. Circuit Court ruling impacting the participation of demand response in PJM’s […]

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