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

Date Posted: Monday, March 23rd, 2020

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 […]

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Fix-a-Leak Week | March 16th-22nd 2020

Date Posted: Friday, March 20th, 2020

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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CONSUMER WARNING: Third Party Electricity Companies Using Spoofed Numbers to Target Delmarva Power Customers

Date Posted: Friday, February 21st, 2020

Third-Party Electricity Companies Using Spoofed Numbers to Target Delmarva Power (Delmarva Connect) Customers. Customers can help identify and report unscrupulous companies. DOVER – Over the past week, the Delaware Public Service Commission (PSC) and Division of the Public Advocate have received numerous complaints of third-party electricity suppliers “spoofing” phone numbers in an effort to sign up households for new […]

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Delaware Public Service Commission Releases Final Report on Delmarva Power’s Electric Supply Auction

Date Posted: Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Delaware Public Service Commission Releases Final Report on Delmarva Power’s Electric Supply Auction On February 19, 2020, the Delaware Public Service Commission (PSC) released The Final Report assessing the conduct and results of Delmarva Power’s electric Standard Offer Service (SOS) reverse auction process for the 2019-2020 procurement year; the PSC was assisted by its technical […]

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Delaware Public Service Commission Deregulates Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Date Posted: Thursday, December 19th, 2019

On Thursday, the Delaware Public Service Commission (PSC) approved an order deregulating electric vehicles charging stations and electric vehicle service providers from regulation. State regulators across the country have determined that companies purchasing electricity at retail from regulated utilities and using it to provide charging service to electric vehicles are not performing the role of […]

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Don’t Take Water for Granted on Imagine a Day Without Water

Date Posted: Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Millions of Americans take water service for granted every day. Turn on the tap, and clean water flows out. Flush the toilet, and dirty water goes away. With reliable water service, people don’t have to think twice about the infrastructure that brings water to their homes, and then safely returns water to the environment – […]

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Celebrating 70 Years of the Delaware Public Service Commission

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Last month, the Delaware Public Service Commission celebrated 70 years in existence. In 1949, Delaware’s General Assembly passed legislation to create the PSC in order to regulate investor-owned public utilities. For the past 70 years, the Delaware Public Service Commission has worked to ensure safe, reliable and reasonably priced cable, electric, natural gas, wastewater, water and telecommunications services […]

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Can’t Pay Your Phone or Broadband Bill? Lifeline Can Help You Stay Connected

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

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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Delaware Public Service Commission Gives Approval for Ellendale Water District

Date Posted: Friday, August 16th, 2019

Delaware Public Service Commission Gives Approval for Ellendale Water District On August 6th, the Delaware Public Service Commission (PSC) approved the Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) application for Sussex County to provide water to the Ellendale Water District. After three failed attempts, Ellendale residents successfully passed the referendum to create the water district […]

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Seven Ways to Save Energy in the Summer

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

Most people expect higher energy costs in the summer. We crank up the air conditioning to get out of the sun; the kids are home from school and spend all day on their electronics; and, when you finally convince them to play outside, you find yourself washing extra loads of bathing suits, beach towels, and […]

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