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Delmarva Power Matches 2018 Customer Donations for Delaware Good Neighbor Energy Fund

NEWARK, Del. (March 7, 2019) –Delmarva Power provided the Salvation Army of Delaware a check for more than $12,000 as part of its commitment to match customer donations for the company’s Good Neighbor Energy Fund (GNEF). From March to October of 2018, Delmarva Power customers donated more than $37,000 to the Salvation Army as part of the GNEF program. Delmarva Power’s contribution comes from its promise to match $1 for every $3 received, up to $70,000 annually. Since partnering with local non-profits, Delmarva Power has donated more than $380,000 toward the effort.

Through GNEF, customers can donate to local organizations that provide payment assistance to low-income customers struggling to pay their winter energy bills. Donations are made to The Salvation Army and other non-profits in the service area and disbursed to qualified recipients, with much of the funds distributed to those in need during the winter. 

For more information, or to make a contribution for 2019, Delaware customers can learn more  online at delmarva.com/DEgnef or delmarva.com/MDgnef for Maryland customers. 

Delmarva Power is committed to helping customers manage their energy needs and works as a proactive partner in raising awareness about the many important energy assistance opportunities available through the company. In 2018, Delmarva Power’s efforts helped more than 17,000 Delaware customers secure $4.3 million in energy assistance. Customers who are struggling to make payments or interested in learning more about available programs should contact Delmarva Power as soon as possible at 800-375-7117.

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Delmarva Power is a unit of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC), the nation’s leading energy provider, with approximately 10 million customers. Delmarva Power provides safe and reliable energy service to approximately 527,000 electric customers in Delaware and Maryland and approximately 134,000 natural gas customers in northern Delaware.
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