NEWARK, Delaware (Aug. 29, 2017) — Delmarva Power residential natural gas customers would see an increase of
$4.40, or 4.9 percent, on their typical winter monthly bills beginning Nov. 1
under a Gas Cost Rate (GCR) adjustment filed today with the Delaware Public
Service Commission (PSC).
The GCR is a dollar-for-dollar pass-through to customers for the natural
gas Delmarva Power buys on their behalf, which means that Delmarva is permitted
to recover its costs for buying the natural gas for its customers but does not
earn a profit on the sale. The PSC oversees Delmarva Power’s purchase of
Overall, a typical residential space heating customer’s winter monthly
bill would go from $90.32 to $94.72 due to a change in gas supply rates to
reflect the changing cost of procuring and transporting natural gas to the
region for customers. The winter months
are generally considered to be November through March.
Delmarva Power encourages
customers to visit www.delmarva.com for
information on saving energy and money in their home or business. The company
also offers customers Budget Billing, a fixed payment plan based on the
customer’s 12-month average bill. Customers can enroll online or by calling
For more information about
energy conservation tips, billing or rates, customers can call Delmarva Power’s
Care Center at 1-800-375-7117.
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