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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

Table of Contents Role of the Commission Regulated Utilities Consumer Information Important or Pending Cases at the Commission 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 […]

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Telecommunications Regulation

Table of Contents Role of the Commission Consumer Information Important or Pending Cases at the Commission Local, Regional, and National Issues 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 […]

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Renewable Energy

Delaware’s Renewable Energy goals are achieved in part through the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards Act, which finds that benefits from renewable energy resources accrue to the public at large and establishes a market for electricity from these resources with the intent to lower the cost to consumers. The PSC complies with the legislation through its […]

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Natural Gas Regulation

Table of Content Role of the Commission Regulated Utilities Consumer Information Important or Pending Cases at the Commission Local, Regional, and National Issues Natural Gas Regulation Archives 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 […]

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Water Regulation

Table of Contents Role of the Commission Regulated Utilities Consumer Information Important or Pending Cases at the Commission Local, Regional, and National Issues 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 […]

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Electric Regulation

Table of Contents Role of the Commission Opens in new window Regulated Utilities Opens in new window Consumer Information Opens in new window Important or Pending Cases at the Commission Opens in new window Local, Regional, and National Issues Opens in new window Delmarva Power Bloom Energy Fuel Cell Opens in new window New Electric […]

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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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Cable Television

Role of the Commission Under Delaware law, the Commission is authorized to grant cable television franchises to cable system operators who provide service in the unincorporated areas of Delaware. The Commission may terminate or revoke a franchise if the operator fails to comply with the terms of its franchise agreement. The Federal Communications Commission (https://www.fcc.gov/) […]

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