DEC Will Buy More Solar

Solar panels are being installed at the Tangent solar energy farm near Hartly. (photo shared by Delaware Electric Cooperative)

Delaware Electric Cooperative plans to buy solar power from facilities that are being built in Sussex and Kent Counties that are slated to be completed by the…

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DEC Approves Rate Changes

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Delaware Electric Cooperative’s Board of Directors approved rate changes on March 17th for DEC members. On April 1, rates for those…

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DEC, Choptank Issue Beat The Peak Alert

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Due to forecast heat and humidity, Delaware Electric Cooperative and Choptank Electric Cooperative have issued a Beat The Peak Alert for this afternoon between 3:00 p.m. and…

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Beat The Peak Alert, Wed. July 29th

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Delaware Electric Cooperative has set Beat The Peak hours for Wednesday between 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Members are asked to conserve electricity during a time of…

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Harrington Man Dies after Crash Friday Night


A crash Friday night on Fox Hunters Road near the intersection of Hemping Road west of Harrington has left one man dead.  Delaware State Police say just after…

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UPDATED: Power Outages Friday


Fortunately power outages have been few, but the wind has been an issue for residents along the coast. Delmarva Power – RESOLVED – Bishopville – About 5 residents…

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UPDATED: Scattered Power Outages on Delmarva

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There are scattered power outages in Sussex and Worcester County – Delaware Electric CooperativeRESOLVED – About 265 without power west of Bridgeville since just before 6am…

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