Friday’s severe weather in the New Castle County area caused outages for about 14,000 customers. We have assessed heavy tree damage and flooding. Crews are back working around the clock to restore service for our customers. View the damage we're assessing here: https://youtu.be/4MBuu50y92I
For Immediate Release
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
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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