For Immediate Release
Del. - Recently, The Delaware Public
Service Commission (Commission) gave Delmarva Power approval to recover fifty
percent of the costs related to natural gas advanced metering
Natural Gas advanced metering infrastructure allows customers
to view and manage their natural gas energy use online through My Account. Customers can sign up for My Account at
delmarva.com or through our Delmarva Power Self-Service app.
The change will result
in an overall monthly bill increase of $0.37 or about 0.3 percent for
residential customers who use 120 CCF of natural gas per month during the
The recovery on this
asset was previously approved by the Commission in 2013, on a phase-in basis,
as part of Delmarva's Gas Base Rate Case.
Recovery was conditioned upon Delmarva meeting certain cost benefit
analyses. The billing change is expected
to go into effect during the July 2014 billing cycle.
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 1-800-375-7117.