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Delaware Energy: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Renewable energy:

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Renewable energy portfolio standards: 26 Delaware Code (Del. C.) 3008

Energy efficiency: 29 Del. C. 1500 to 1507

Energy plan: 29 Del. C. 8051 to 8060

Regulatory Agencies

Delaware Public Service Commission

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Delaware Energy Office

Governor's Energy Advisory Council

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. To date, the federal government's involvement in renewable energy programs has been limited to voluntary programs and to providing financial incentives for renewable energy generation. However, Delaware state legislation has established a renewable energy portfolio standard, energy efficiency standards, and an energy plan.

Administration and enforcement. The Delaware Public Service Commission administers the state's renewable energy portfolio standard and energy-efficiency standards with support from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control's (DNREC) Delaware Energy Office. The Governor's Energy Advisory Council updates the state's Energy Plan, which is also supported by DNREC's Delaware Energy Office.

State Requirements

RENEWABLE ENERGY

Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard

26 Del. C. 3008

Delaware has passed renewable energy portfolio statutes requiring each electric utility company that sells electricity to Delaware customers to use renewable energy resources to account for a percentage of total retail sales by June 1 of each year. A portion of the required renewable energy resources must be from solar photovoltaic (PV) sources. Electric utility ...


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Delaware Energy Resources

Energy Products

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