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Public Advocate Calls on White House to Deny Subsidies for Coal and Nuclear Plants

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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Public Advocate Calls for Refund of Corporate Tax Windfall To Customers

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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Renewable Portfolio Standard Comments due October 2nd

On September 1, 2017, the Public Service Commission (PSC) filed with in the Delaware Register of Regulations to promulgate regulations specifically regarding procedures for freezing the Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) should the cap of three percent be reached in any one year. Why this is important: Your voice needs to be heard at the PSC. We have […]

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Deputy Public Advocate speaks at PJM Annual Meeting

Deputy Public Advocate, Ruth Ann Price, spoke at the PJM Annual Conference last week on cost containment. The RTO Insider article (May 21, 2017) link is provided below along with the excerpt of Ms. Price’s comments. We are proud to represent Delaware as the PJM stakeholder. “PJM has yet to complete a competitively bid transmission […]

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Suspension Lifted on Artificial Island Project

Yesterday, the PJM Board of Manager agreed to lift the suspension of the LS Power project relating to Artificial Island. However, they also agreed to provide data analysis information to Delaware and Maryland. We are cautiously optimistic that this could lead to further clarification of the beneficiaries of this project outside the Delmarva Zone. We […]

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Water Consumer Information

Artesian Water Co. customers: By Order No. 8468 (Oct. 22, 2013), Artesian Water Company is now permitted to discontinue service at a location “when a customer is found to be using or receiving unauthorized water volumes through manipulation, bypass or unauthorized use of the meter.” In order to restore service, the customer will be required […]

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Natural Gas Consumer Information

Delmarva Power and Light, Inc. (“Delmarva Power”) Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Both Delmarva Power and Chesapeake offer a number of programs designed to help their customers, some of which are highlighted below. DPA is offering this information as a service to the customers we represent, but we do not administer or control any of the listed […]

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Telecommunications Consumer Information

Recent legislation modifying Title 26, Chapter I, Subchapter VII-A removed basic telephone services from the regulatory oversight of the Public Service Commission effective July 1, 2013, except in locations where there is no alternative provider (this includes cable/voice over internet protocol, wireline, or wireless). This means that in most cases neither the PSC nor the […]

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Electric Consumer Information

Non-profit organizations may be eligible to have an energy assessment of their facilities at a substantially reduced cost. An energy assessment is an important first step in understanding your energy usage and discovering ways to make your building more energy efficient and comfortable. The Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility (SEU) will cover 90% of the cost of an […]

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