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Potential Impact of a FERC Decision

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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Electric Choice in Delaware

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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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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DPA Files Amicibrief

The Delaware Public Advocate, as part of a broader coalition of states and consumer advocates, filed an Amici brief with the Unted States Supreme Court to support the continued participation of demand response resources in wholesale markets. Demand response resources help to lower the overall wholesale price for electricity, producing savings for all customers of […]

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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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Approval of Merger Between Pepco Holdings and Exelon Corp.

The PSC entered Order No. 8746 approving the merger between Pepco Holdings, Inc. (Delmarva Power’s parent company) and Exelon Corporation under the terms and conditions contained in an Amended Settlement Agreement (dated April 7, 2015) and to which the the Public Advocate is a party. The PSC will issue a final order once decisions in […]

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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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Rate Adjustments

Delmarva Power Announces Rate Adjustments Read PHI Press Release…

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