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Dr. Rajnish Barua named Executive Director of the Delaware PSC

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

DOVER – Dr. Rajnish (Raj) Barua has been selected to serve as the new executive director of the Delaware Public Service Commission (PSC), filling the position to be vacated by Robert Howatt this month. Dr. Barua will begin his tenure as executive director on June 1. “Raj brings an amazing depth and breadth of regulatory […]

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2018 Fix-a-Leak Week in Delaware

Date Posted: Monday, March 5th, 2018

The Delaware Public Service Commission is excited to announce that Governor Carney has declared March 19-25, 2018 to be “Fix a Leak Week” in Delaware. Through the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) WaterSense partnership program “Fix a Leak Week” provides information and helpful tips on how to conserve water and detect water leaks both inside and […]

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Commissioner Harold Gray shares his thoughts on the NARUC Winter Policy Summit

Date Posted: Friday, February 16th, 2018

Delaware Public Service Commissioner Harold Gray shares his thoughts on the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners  (NARUC) Winter Policy Summit #NARUCWinter18 Link to NARUC’s YouTube channel here:  

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Delmarva Power Rate Case Update

Date Posted: Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Delmarva Power Rate Case Update On Friday, February 9, 2018, Delmarva Power filed additional information on their electric and gas rate cases currently pending with the Delaware Public Service Commission. Based on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) signed by President Trump on December 22nd, 2017, Delmarva Power has lowered their requested rate increase […]

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Delmarva Power Sets Reliability Record

Date Posted: Monday, February 12th, 2018

Delmarva Power Sets Electric Reliability Record Congratulations to Delmarva Power for their record setting electric reliability in 2017. Delmarva Power Press Release – Record Electricity Reliability The Public Service Commission is responsible for ensuring all public utilities that we regulate provide services that are safe, reliable, and reasonably priced. The Public Service Commission has worked […]

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Delaware in Top 10 in Grid Modernization Index

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Gridwise Alliance ranked Delaware #10 of all 50 U.S. states regarding the degree to which states are moving toward a modernized grid. The report noted, “Delaware posts another strong showing in Grid Operations (#8) and a solid performance in State Support (#17). Transportation electrification is a strong suit for Delaware, where the state incentivizes homeowners […]

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Chairman Winslow’s Reading Recommendations

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Chairman’s Reading Recommendations   Electrifying America by I. David Rosenstein. The author is a forty year industry veteran  retiring as Vice-President and General Counsel of Essential Power. The book presents the evolution of electric service from Edison to present day issue of climate change. It’s an informative and easy to read history of legal, corporate […]

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Delaware PSC Celebrates Lifeline Awareness Week 2017

Date Posted: Friday, September 8th, 2017

The Delaware Public Service Commission (PSC) in conjunction with the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners and the Federal Communications Commission is celebrating Lifeline Awareness Week from September 11-17, 2017. Lifeline is a federal program that helps make telephone service more affordable for qualified customers.  Eligible telecommunication carriers (ETCs) can offer a discount to eligible […]

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Governor Carney, PSC Chairman Winslow Visit PJM

Date Posted: Friday, September 1st, 2017

l-r: Chairman Winslow, Darlene Phillips (PJM), Lori Murphy-Lee (PJM), Governor Carney On August 18, 2017, Governor John Carney and PSC Chairman Dallas Winslow visited PJM Interconnection in Audubon, Pennsylvania to discuss regional energy issues impacting Delaware. PJM operates a competitive wholesale electricity market and manages the reliability of the transmission grid in all or part […]

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Delmarva Power Files Electric and Gas Rate Cases

Date Posted: Monday, August 21st, 2017

On August 17, 2017, Delmarva Power filed an electric rate increase seeking an additional $24.4 million in added electric revenues and a gas rate increase seeking $12.8 million in added gas revenues. The Company notes the increases at 4.5% on total electric revenue and 8.8% on total gas revenue. However, in reflecting the increase with […]

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