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Ex Parte Communications

Ex Parte Communications are any oral or written communications with a Commissioner or Commission Staff member that addresses the merits of an adjudicatory proceeding on which the Commissioner or Staff member must render a decision and that was neither on the record nor on reasonable prior notice to all the parties. Such communications with Commissioners […]

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Legal Matters

This page contains links to various rules and regulations adopted by the Delaware Public Service Commission. Every effort has been made to include all applicable rules and regulations; however, it is the responsibility of the regulated utility to ensure that it complies any rule, regulation or order issued by the Commission that may not be […]

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The Artificial Island Project

The Artificial Island Project (“AI Project” or “Project”) consists of electric transmission facilities determined to be necessary to address the reliability and stability of the generating units located at the Artificial Island Nuclear complex in Salem, NJ. The transmission facilities include a transmission line across the Delaware River that would connect to a newly built […]

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Wastewater Regulation

  Role of the Commission On July 6, 2004, legislation was enacted by the Delaware General Assembly, found at 74 Delaware Laws, Chapter 317, which granted the Commission jurisdiction to regulate non-governmental wastewater utilities having fifty or more customers in the aggregate. This authority includes the jurisdiction to grant and revoke Certificates of Public Convenience […]

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Telecommunications Regulation

  Get Connected, Stay Connected! The Lifeline and Link-Up Assistance programs are funded through the federal Universal Service Fund. Under the Lifeline program, telephone customers who participate or are eligible for certain public assistance programs are entitled to receive a basic telephone service discount. Link-Up can provide a 50 percent reduction on telephone service installation […]

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Delaware’s Renewable Portfolio Standard and Green Power Products

Important Reminders GREEN POWER PRODUCTS COMPLIANCE Retail Suppliers with retail sales of marketed Green Power Products need to submit a report by Sept. 28, 2017 26 Del. Admin. C. Sections 3001- 1.0-13.0 Voluntary Renewable Energy Credits (VREC)s, RECs or SRECs retired cannot be used to meet compliance in successive years. Green Power Products Compliance Report […]

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Natural Gas Regulation

Role of the Commission The Delaware Public Service Commission regulates only the distribution of natural gas to Delaware consumers. The delivery and administrative costs associated with natural gas distribution are determined in base rate proceedings before the Commission. The recovery of costs associated with the natural gas used by customers is determined annually as part […]

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Water Regulation

Role of the Commission Most aspects of water distribution, including the rates that can be charged, are regulated by the PSC; however, other matters such as water quality are also regulated by other state and federal agencies. Additionally, if any water utility wishes to expand its service territory, it must apply for and be granted […]

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Electric Regulation

New Electric Supplier/Broker Certification rules and regulations (Regulation Docket 49) become effective April 11, 2017. These Regulations impact the certification process for Suppliers and Brokers, as well as the requirements for contracts, contract summaries, marketing plans and materials for Suppliers/Brokers who market to Residential and Small Commercial Customers. Additional information can be found by searching, […]

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Cybersecurity

On May 23, 2016, the Staff of the Public Service Commission (“Staff”) filed a petition (Docket No. 16-0659) requesting that the Delaware Public Service Commission open a docket to review whether cybersecurity guidelines or regulations are needed to ensure and maintain safe and reliable public utility services for customers in the State of Delaware. The […]

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