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 […]
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 […]
Delmarva Power Electric/Natural Gas Rate Increase Request On August 17, 2017, Delmarva Power filed applications seeking additional electric revenues of $24.4 million and additional natural gas revenues of $12.8 million. This is on top of the additional electric revenues of $31.5 million and natural gas revenues of $4.9 million just recently put into effect. If […]
Attention Delmarva Power Gas Customers: Due to the settlement agreement on the Delmarva natural gas case, you are due a refund of the rates put into effect. This refund will take place the weekend of August 12th with the possibility of a continuation of the refunds over the weekend of August 19th. Attached is part […]
Update (5/25/17 12:00pm): This alert has been canceled after review by the Office of Drinking Water after confirmed clean lab tests. This afternoon Suez Water issued an alert for northern New Castle County residents asking that they boil their water due to a large main break. The following communities are asked to boil their water […]
Public Advocate Drew Slater attended the ribbon cutting for ZeMod Delaware. This program is a collaboration between the Milford Housing Development Corporation and Energize Delaware and provides modular homes outfitting to produce zero energy bill. You can read about the program here.
Tomorrow’s PJM BOM meeting will decide whether to lift the suspension of the LS Power project along with Delaware’s request to support us in our rehearing request before FERC. An article in The News Journal discusses what is at stake. You can read the article here.
The PJM Board of Managers (BOM) will meet this week to discuss lifting the suspension of the Artificial Island project. We want to thank all the parties that submitted letters to PJM sharing our concerns over the cost allocation of this project. To read all the letters, click here and read the letters sent from March […]
April is National Safe Digging Month! Digging without knowing the approximate location of underground utilities can result in damage to gas, electric, communications, water and sewer lines, which can lead to service disruptions, serious injuries and costly repairs. Call 8-1-1 BEFORE you dig!
Connecting with the consumers we represent is a key goal of the Division of the Public Advocate (DPA). We are committed to helping individuals understand their rights and responsibilities as customers of a regulated utility, to better understand the regulatory process, and to become more familiar with our agency. The DPA has an active “Speakers’ […]