June 22, 2015 - Delaware PSC To Review Delmarva Power Reliability Standards
On June 2, 2015 the Delaware Public Service Commission issued Order 8750 reopening PSC Regulation Docket No. 50 to revise Delmarva Power & Light Company’s reliability standards. As part of the amended settlement agreement in Docket 14-193 (Exelon/PHI merger), the parties agreed to review the reliability and quality performance benchmarks and to solicit public input regarding the proposed changes.
June 22, 2015 - Delaware PSC Celebrates One Year Anniversary of Electronic Filing System
The Delaware Public Service Commission is marking the one year anniversary of its electronic filing system, DelaFile. The system increases efficiency and transparency by allowing utilities to file rate applications and reports on-line, and facilitates easy access to a myriad of documents for consumers. DelaFile also offers a subscription service to allow interested parties to be alerted to filings by industry, company, or docket number. Check out DelaFile here.
May 21, 2015 - Delaware PSC Welcomes Two New Commissioners
The Delaware General Assembly unanimously approved two new members of the Delaware Public Service Commission in May – Kim Drexler and Manubhai (Mike) Karia.
Commissioner Drexler is a Vice President with Wilmington Trust Company’s Private Banking Division and serves on several nonprofit boards in Wilmington, Delaware.
Commissioner Karia is the former Finance Director for the City of Dover, Delaware and is currently an Adjunct Professor in the College of Business at Wilmington University in Dover, Delaware.
Biographies are available on the Commissioners Page.
May 19, 2015 - Delaware PSC Approves Exelon/PHI Merger
The Delaware Public Service Commission voted 3-0 to approve the merger between Exelon and Pepco Holdings Inc. (PHI). PHI is the parent of Delmarva Power.
A final Order will be issued at a later date after all parties involved in the Delaware case review agreements from other jurisdictions and amend the proposed Delaware settlement accordingly. Further information regarding this matter can be found on the PSC website by referencing Docket 14- 193, or contacting Matt Hartigan.
April 8, 2015 - United Water Monthly Billing Update
United Water Delaware will begin transitioning from quarterly billing to monthly billing over a four month period, beginning in April, 2015. Billing on a monthly basis aligns with most other household bills and allows customers to monitor their water usage and detect leaks that otherwise may have gone unnoticed for longer period of time. The Delaware Public Service Commission approved Order 8712 on March 3, 2015 to allow United Water Delaware to begin the transition to monthly billing. Further information can be found on the PSC website by referencing Docket 14-0526..
April 8, 2015 - PSC Approves Chesapeake Utilities Pricing Changes for Natural Gas Vehicle Service
On April 7, 2015, the Delaware Public Service Commission approved Chesapeake Utilities Corporation request to modify its natural gas tariff to change how the company charges for compressed natural gas in the Natural Gas Vehicle Service rate schedule. Additional information can be found in Order 8725, or by referencing Docket 15-0708 on the PSC website.
April 7, 2015 - Delaware Public Service Commission Exelon/PHI Merger Hearing Update
On April 7, 2015, the Delaware Public Service Commission heard testimony from all parties involved in the Exelon/PHI merger issue involving Delmarva Power & Light. An amended settlement agreement was submitted to the Commission for consideration. The Commission will vote on the matter at a later date, pending the merger negotiation discussions in Maryland and the District of Columbia. Further information regarding this matter can be found by referencing Docket 14-193 on the Delaware Public Service Commission website.