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City of Newark Municipal Green Energy Program

The City of Newark offers grants to support photovoltaic, geothermal, solar water heating, and wind turbine renewable energy projects. Only customers who receive an electric bill directly from the City of Newark are eligible for this program. Due to limited funding, municipal customers applying for the Municipal Green Energy Program will be placed in queue […]
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City of Milford Municipal Green Energy Program

The City of Milford offers grants to support geothermal, solar water heating, and wind turbine renewable energy projects. Only customers who receive an electric bill directly from the City of Dover are eligible for this program. Due to limited funding, municipal customers applying for the Municipal Green Energy Program will be placed in queue for payment […]
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City of Dover Municipal Green Energy Program

The City of Dover offers grants to support geothermal, solar water heating, and wind turbine renewable energy projects. Only customers who receive an electric bill directly from the City of Dover are eligible for this program. Due to limited funding, municipal customers applying for the Municipal Green Energy Program will be placed in queue for payment […]
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Participating Contractors

Looking to install a renewable energy system? The Division of Energy and Climate maintains the list below of contractors that can install different types of renewable energy technologies supported by green energy funding programs. If your contractor is not listed as a current Participating Contractor, please ask your contractor to submit a Participating Contractor Application to […]
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Renewable Energy Portfolio Cost Cap Provision

The Renewable Energy Standards Portfolio Act (26 Del. C. § 354(i) & (j)) includes a cost cap provision that allows the state to freeze the renewable Energy Portfolio Standards program if the costs exceed the benefits. The cost cap provision gives the Director of the Division of Energy and Climate the authority to freeze implementation […]
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Renewable Energy Assistance

Grant funds and incentives are available to promote the use of renewable energy in Delaware. The Green Energy Program includes several different types of green energy funding programs from the state’s major electric utilities. The Green Energy Program began in 1999 with one utility company and has grown over the years to include additional utilities. The […]
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History of Delaware Green Energy Programs

The Delaware Green Energy Program began in 1999 when the General Assembly deregulated Delaware’s electric utilities (26 Del.C. Ch. 10). In 1999, the General Assembly created a Green Energy Fund (29 Del.C. § 8057) and required Delmarva Power to fund it using contributions from Delmarva Power customers. The program, and energy assistance programs, have grown since then. The Delaware Energy […]
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Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards

Delaware’s utilities are required to get an increasing percentage of their electricity from renewable resources. State law mandates that they derive 25% of their energy portfolios from renewable sources by 2025. This has created a market for the sale of renewable energy credits. The renewable energy requirement is part of the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards […]
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Delaware Renewable Energy Taskforce

The Delaware Renewable Energy Taskforce was established under the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards Act (26 De.C. § 351 – § 364) to provide recommendations on establishing renewable energy trading mechanisms and other structures to support the growth of renewable energy in Delaware. The Taskforce works to help the state meet the Renewable Portfolio Standards set by […]
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Renewable Energy

Delaware supports the use of renewable energy by homeowners and businesses through grant funding, incentives, and technical guidance. The state partners with utilities to make these programs possible. Delaware’s state law requires that utilities derive a growing part of their energy supplies from renewable sources. About Renewable Energy Renewable energy power comes from natural, unlimited […]
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