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’ […]
The mission of the Division of the Public Advocate (DPA) is to advocate for the lowest reasonable rates for consumers, consistent with the maintenance of adequate utility service and consistent with an equitable distribution of rates among all classes of consumers. Through our participation in proceedings before the Public Service Commission, we have helped to […]
UPDATE on electric outage: DPL has restored power to 90 percent of the reported outages.
An article from Delaware Public Media relating to the Artificial Island Project. PJM revives Artificial Island project.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Exelon and Pepco Holdings File for Merger Approval with Utility Commissions in Delaware, New Jersey and Washington, D.C. Read PHI Press Release…
Exelon, Pepco Holdings Inc., File with FERC for Approval to Combine Their Businesses Read PHI Press Release…