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The Division of Energy and Climate supports energy efficiency and conservation programs that help reduce energy use and its impact on the state’s environment and public health. The Division supports the use of renewable energy by homeowners and businesses through grant funding, incentives, and technical guidance.
Looking to install a renewable energy system? The Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy 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
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.
Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards
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.
Contact Jessica C. Quinn CJ Emenike Green Energy Program 302.735.3480
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
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.
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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.
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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.
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The Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy uses an integrated approach of applied science, education, policy development, and incentives to address Delaware’s climate, energy, and coastal challenges. Clean Energy. Sustainable Coasts. Livable Climate.