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For Immediate Release
13, 2017) - Exelon and Delmarva Power today announced the opening of Delaware State University's (DSU) Renewable Energy Education Center,
which was made possible by a $720,000 Delmarva Renewable Energy Workforce
Development grant provided by the two companies. The grant is among the
commitments Exelon made as part of its merger with Pepco Holdings in March of
2016. The $180,000 donation to launch the center is the first installment in a
The Renewable Energy Education Center will help
increase access to clean energy and advance the state's goal to get 25 percent
of its electricity from renewable sources by 2025. The center will work to
establish the state's baseline of renewable energy literacy and usage; improve
the infrastructure and capacity of renewable energy education, research and
extension; and offer certificate programs and credentialing services in
"Exelon and Delmarva Power are committed to
supporting innovative programs that help states achieve their renewable energy
goals and support workforce development in the communities where we live and
work," said Dave Velazquez, Pepco Holdings president. "Programs like this will
play a critical role in preparing our workforce for the clean-energy jobs of
support from Exelon and Delmarva Power enables DSU to further diversify its
research portfolio and enhance the work already being done by our faculty
scientists and students in the energy field of study," said DSU President Harry
L. Williams. "The establishment of a Renewable Energy Education Center here on
campus not only expands the University's academic possibilities, but also makes
DSU an energy education resource and therefore a greater asset to the state of
Delaware and beyond."
Together with Exelon, Pepco Holdings and Delmarva
Power are providing Delaware with a package of merger benefits worth more than
$45 million, including residential customer bill credits, residential arrearage
forgiveness, workforce development funding and energy efficiency program
funding for low income customers. In total, the combined companies are
delivering a package of direct benefits worth more than $440 million across the
Pepco Holdings territories, including Atlantic City Electric in New Jersey,
Delmarva Power in Delaware and Maryland and Pepco in Maryland and the District
of Columbia. The benefits include steps to make energy more affordable,
reliable and sustainable, as well as investments in local jobs and economies.
For more information on Exelon and Pepco Holdings'
merger, go to www.phitomorrow.com.