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  Category: Division of the Public Advocate


Delmarva Natural Gas Prices Set to Rise Ahead of Winter Heating Season

Department of State | Division of the Public Advocate | News | Public Service Commission | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Dover, Del.—Natural gas prices have continued to increase this year and are up nearly 60 percent year to date. This is largely due to increased U.S. demand and the ongoing energy crisis in Europe. According to the Energy Information Administration, about 42 percent of Delaware households rely on natural gas for home heating. “Due to […]




Public Advocate’s Petition to Reduce Tidewater’s Rates Granted

Department of State | Division of the Public Advocate | News | Date Posted: Monday, August 15, 2022

On August 10, 2022, the Public Service Commission granted the Division of the Public Advocate’s (“DPA”) petition to reduce Tidewater Utilities, Inc.’s (“Tidewater”) rates to a just and reasonable level pending further review. “No regulated utility should be allowed to earn above its authorized rate of return. While Tidewater opposed our petition, I’m delighted the […]




Delaware Natural Gas Prices Set to Rise Ahead of Winter Heating Season

Department of State | Division of the Public Advocate | News | Date Posted: Monday, October 18, 2021

Dover, Del—Natural gas prices have spiked in the past six months and are up more than 30 percent since the end of August 2021. This is largely due to increased U.S. demand and the ongoing energy crisis in Europe. According to the Energy Information Administration, about 43 percent of Delaware households rely on natural gas […]







  Category: Division of the Public Advocate


Delmarva Natural Gas Prices Set to Rise Ahead of Winter Heating Season

Department of State | Division of the Public Advocate | News | Public Service Commission | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Dover, Del.—Natural gas prices have continued to increase this year and are up nearly 60 percent year to date. This is largely due to increased U.S. demand and the ongoing energy crisis in Europe. According to the Energy Information Administration, about 42 percent of Delaware households rely on natural gas for home heating. “Due to […]




Public Advocate’s Petition to Reduce Tidewater’s Rates Granted

Department of State | Division of the Public Advocate | News | Date Posted: Monday, August 15, 2022

On August 10, 2022, the Public Service Commission granted the Division of the Public Advocate’s (“DPA”) petition to reduce Tidewater Utilities, Inc.’s (“Tidewater”) rates to a just and reasonable level pending further review. “No regulated utility should be allowed to earn above its authorized rate of return. While Tidewater opposed our petition, I’m delighted the […]




Delaware Natural Gas Prices Set to Rise Ahead of Winter Heating Season

Department of State | Division of the Public Advocate | News | Date Posted: Monday, October 18, 2021

Dover, Del—Natural gas prices have spiked in the past six months and are up more than 30 percent since the end of August 2021. This is largely due to increased U.S. demand and the ongoing energy crisis in Europe. According to the Energy Information Administration, about 43 percent of Delaware households rely on natural gas […]