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Public Service Commission Approves Additional Rate Reductions, Returning Tax Cut Savings to Customers

Date Posted: Thursday, January 31st, 2019

Public Service Commission Approves Additional Rate Reductions, Returning Tax Cut Savings to Customers  DOVER –The Delaware Public Service Commission on Thursday approved an overall rate reduction for regulated utilities related to the overcollection of federal corporate taxes due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Last year, the Public Service Commission approved an […]

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2018 Gas Pipeline Safety Seminar

Date Posted: Monday, January 14th, 2019

On Thursday, December 13, 2018, the Gas Pipeline Safety Division of the Delaware Public Service Commission hosted the “2018 Gas Pipeline Safety Seminar” at Delaware Technical Community College in Dover, DE. The US DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Material Administration (PHMSA) assisted in hosting this seminar by providing Wayne St. Germain from their Training and Qualifications […]

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PSC Sends Deepest Condolences to FERC on the Passing of Chairman McIntyre

Date Posted: Thursday, January 10th, 2019

In a letter sent to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Monday, January 7th, 2019,  Chairman Dallas Winslow and Commissioners expressed their deepest condolences on the untimely passing of former FERC Chairman Kevin J. McIntyre.

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Delaware Public Service Commission Gives Tentative Approval for Proposed Artificial Island Project

Date Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2018

Yesterday, the Delaware Public Service Commission (PSC) approved with conditions the application of Silver Run Electric, LLC to become a certified electric transmission company in Delaware. Silver Run’s application related to construction and operation of a transmission line from the Artificial Island nuclear complex in southern New Jersey to a substation near Odessa, Delaware. PJM, […]

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CO2 Allowances Sold for $5.35 in 42nd RGGI Auction

Date Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2018

$71.5 Million Raised for Reinvestment in Final Auction of 2018 News Release and Market Monitor Report Now Available:  NEW YORK — The nine New England and Mid-Atlantic states participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the nation’s first market-based regulatory program to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution, today announced the results of their 42nd auction of […]

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Delmarva Power & Light to Issue RFP for Fund Manager for Merger Funds

Date Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2018

The Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (EEAC) and Low-Income Subcommittee have been working in conjunction with Delmarva on a RFP for a Fund Manager that will manage the distribution of the $4 million resulting from the Exelon merger that was allocated for low-income energy efficiency. Delmarva will be issuing the RFP and interested bidders should refer to the […]

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Public Service Commission Approves Settlement to Reduce Delmarva Power Gas Rates

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

DOVER – The Staff of the Delaware Public Service Commission (“Commission Staff”) and the Division of the Public Advocate (“Public Advocate”) announce a $3.5 million overall rate reduction for consumers in New Castle County due to the settlement of the Delmarva Power gas rate case. The original request from Delmarva Power asked for an increase […]

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Commissioners & Staff Attend Annual OPSI Meeting in Chicago

Date Posted: Friday, November 2nd, 2018

Members of the Delaware Public Service Commission and Staff recently attended the annual meeting of the Organization of PJM States, Inc. (OPSI). OPSI is an inter-governmental organization of utility regulatory agencies of 14 states in the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest, including Delaware. These 14 states are wholly or partly in the service area of PJM, a […]

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Governor Carney Signs PSC Legislation

Date Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2018

On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 Governor Carney welcomed legislators, members of the Public Service Commission, the Delaware Public Advocate, and various stakeholders to sign an important piece of legislation which relates to underground utility safety. A few years ago the U.S. Department of Transportation found Delaware to be non-compliant with enforcement actions for excavation and marking violations […]

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Imagine a Day Without Water

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

It can be easy to forget that some issues we all care about cut across political and geographic lines. Constituents may have different opinions on health care and tax reform, but when it comes to our daily lives, voters have a lot in common. They get up in the morning and brush their teeth, use […]

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