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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.
Rob Underwood, Chair
DNREC Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy
Senator Harris McDowell
Sustainable Energy Utility
Delaware Electric Cooperative
Delaware Municipal Electric Companies
Public Service Commission
Delaware Solar Energy Coalition
Lyris Cullinan, DuPont
Renewable energy research and development industry
Dave Holleran, Motech
Local renewable energy manufacturing industry
Environmental advocacy organizations
The Taskforce works to help the state meet the Renewable Portfolio Standards set by the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards Act. It is charged with examining the current state of Delaware’s renewable energy market, developing recommendations for renewable energy credit trading mechanisms, and finding ways to support the growth of renewable energy resources in Delaware. The Taskforce reports its findings and proposes regulations as appropriate.
The Taskforce membership includes four appointments by the Secretary of Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, including one representative from the renewable energy research and development industry, one representative from the local renewable energy manufacturing industry, and one representative from an environmental advocacy organization. Additional membership includes one representative of the Public Service Commission, one representative from Delmarva Power, one representative from the Delaware Electric Cooperative, one representative from the municipal electric companies, one representative from the Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility, one representative from the Division of the Public Advocate and one representative from the Delaware Solar Energy Coalition.