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

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

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

Today, 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 2021-2022 procurement year; the PSC was assisted by its technical consultant, Siemens PTI. Delmarva Power successfully secured all of the outstanding needs for full-requirement service for […]




Some Delaware Businesses May be Overpaying for Electricity

The Delaware Division of the Public Advocate and the Delaware Public Service Commission are urging medium and large businesses that get their electricity from Delmarva Power to contact the utility immediately and ask if they qualify for lower billing rates.




Consumer Alert: Number Spoofing Targets Delmarva Customers

The Delaware Public Service Commission (PSC) and Delaware 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 service contracts.







 Pages Tagged With: "Public Service Commission"

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

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

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

Today, 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 2021-2022 procurement year; the PSC was assisted by its technical consultant, Siemens PTI. Delmarva Power successfully secured all of the outstanding needs for full-requirement service for […]




Some Delaware Businesses May be Overpaying for Electricity

The Delaware Division of the Public Advocate and the Delaware Public Service Commission are urging medium and large businesses that get their electricity from Delmarva Power to contact the utility immediately and ask if they qualify for lower billing rates.




Consumer Alert: Number Spoofing Targets Delmarva Customers

The Delaware Public Service Commission (PSC) and Delaware 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 service contracts.