Please be advised that under Governor Carney’s Declaration of a State of Emergency, the Delaware Public Service Commission is authorized to hold all public meetings by means of telephone conference call. Therefore, until such time that the State of Emergency is lifted, all public meetings will be conducted solely by teleconference. Members of the public are permitted to participate in meetings via telephone, and all public agendas will include the participation telephone number. More Info

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Utilities Still Operating Under Governor Carney’s State of Emergency


On Sunday, March 22, 2020, Governor Carney issued the fourth and fifth modifications to his State of Emergency declaration, ordering Delawareans to stay at home whenever possible and closing all non-essential businesses in Delaware to help fight the spread of COVID-19. The orders go into effect at 8am on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. They will remain in effect until May 15 or until the public health threat is eliminated.

Click here for a full list of essential and non-essential businesses as defined by Sunday’s order.

The list of essential businesses includes:

electric power generation; transmission and distribution

natural gas distribution (including propane)

water and wastewater systems

For more information on Governor Carney’s Stay-at Home order click here.

UPDATE: Up to $1,500 in assistance available to Delawareans struggling to pay rent or electric bills due to COVID-19



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