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For Immediate Release


Delmarva Power Announces Rate Adjustments

Newark, Del.- On June 1, 2014, customers will experience changes to their monthly electric bill.  First, the new Standard Offer Service (SOS) Rates will take effect for Delmarva Power Delaware's residential customers.  A typical customer who uses about 1,000 kilowatt hours of electricity per month will see their overall bill increase around $0.32.

Customers will also see changes in the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) charge.  The RPS charge is incurred to comply with mandatory state laws concerning the use of renewable energy.

In addition, the company has been authorized by the Delaware Public Service Commission to recover costs related to infrastructure investments for Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) assets. 

The overall bill impact as a result of these adjustments will change the average residential customer's bill from $138.04 per month to $138.86, an overall increase of approximately $0.82 per month.

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