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Winter Heating Tips

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

Despite the recent 80 degree days we’ve had this October, the winter heating season will soon be upon us. And unfortunately, natural gas prices are rising due to increased U.S. demand and the ongoing energy crisis in Europe. In order to help you conserve energy and keep winter heating costs down, we’ve compiled a list […]

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Community Energy Information

Date Posted: Friday, October 1st, 2021

On September 15, 2021, by Order No. 9883, the Commission proposed certain amendments to its regulations governing community-owned energy generating facilities.  The proposed amendments are published in the October 1, 2021 edition of the Delaware Register of Regulations.  The Commission will hold a public hearing on the proposed amendments on November 17, 2021 at 1:00 […]

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Can’t Pay Your Phone or Broadband Bill? The Lifeline Program Helps You Stay Connected

Date Posted: Friday, September 17th, 2021

 Access to local emergency services and community resources is vital to all residents. Lifeline helps low-income consumers connect to the nation’s voice and broadband networks, find jobs, access health care services, connect with family, and call for help in an emergency. For some, being connected can be the difference between social connection and complete isolation. […]

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Supreme Court Rule 72 Notice

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

Notice to all regulated utilities regarding legal representation at Commission meetings: September 9, 2021 Re: Delaware Supreme Court Rule 72 – Appearance Before Delaware Public Service Commission To: All Delaware Public Service Commission Regulated Utilities Please be advised that the Delaware Public Service Commission (“Commission”) was directed to advise all utility companies that Delaware Supreme […]

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Secretary of State Announces Appointment of Executive Director of Public Service Commission

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 1st, 2021

Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock has appointed Matthew Hartigan as Executive Director of the Public Service Commission. Mr. Hartigan has served in roles as the Ombudsman for the Commission and more recently as the Deputy Director since April 26th, 2021. Matt joined the staff over nine years ago. “Matt’s experience and work for more than […]

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Millions of Dollars Available As New Round of Energy Assistance Opens for Delmarva Power Customers

Date Posted: Monday, July 19th, 2021

NEWARK, Del. (July 15, 2021) – Delmarva Power customers facing challenges paying their energy bills can take advantage of the millions of dollars now available as the annual Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) opened July 1. Eligible customers in Delaware and Maryland may receive more than $1,000 in grant support through LIHEAP toward their […]

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Summer Cooling & Energy Savings Tips

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 6th, 2021

Here you’ll find strategies to help you save energy and keep costs down during the spring and summer when the weather is warm and you are trying to keep your home cool. Some of the tips below are free and can be used on a daily basis to increase your savings; others are simple and […]

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Date Posted: Monday, April 12th, 2021

On July 16, 2020, the FCC adopted an Order (FCC 20-100) approving 988 as the three-digit abbreviated dialing code to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline starting July 16, 2022. The Order requires all telecommunications carriers, interconnected Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) providers, and one-way VoIP providers (covered providers) to make any network changes necessary […]

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Fix-a-Leak Week – March 15 – 21, 2021

Date Posted: Thursday, March 11th, 2021

The average household’s leaks can account for nearly 10,000 gallons of water wasted every year and ten percent of homes have leaks that waste 90 gallons or more per day. Common types of leaks found in the home are worn toilet flappers, dripping faucets, and other leaking valves. These types of leaks are often easy to […]

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Need Financial Assistance with your Utility Bills?

Date Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2021

As we begin to come out of the cold winter months, you may find yourself behind on your heating bill. In order to avoid disconnection, always contact your utility provider first to see if a payment plan is an option for you. Additionally, we have included some resources below if you find yourself needing financial […]

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