Incoming DEMEC President Will Make History

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The Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation will be led by a woman for the first time. Kimberly Schlichting has been named DEMEC’s New President and CEO, to replace the departing Patrick McCullar. She has been with DEMEC since 2003 and served in several leadership capacities. Schlichting is expected to become president and CEO in October. DEMEC…

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Delmarva Power Completes Transmission Line Upgrade

defaultCompleted upgrades to the local energy grid enhance service reliability for more than 75,000 Delmarva Power customers in Sussex County and increase the resiliency of the infrastructure delivering energy to local customers.

Delmarva Power has finished an upgrade of 11 miles of transmission line in Sussex County, which the utility says will improve reliability for more than 75,000 customrs. The project was also done five months ahead of schedule. The improvements to the transmission line between Cool Spring substation and Indian River substation also are designed to…

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DEC, Choptank Issue Beat the Peak Alert

A sweltering forecast has led Delaware Electric Cooperative and Choptank Electric Cooperative to issue a Beat the Peak Alert. Between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. today (Wednesday), The Co-ops are asking members to conserve electricity usage. During periods of high demand, electricity becomes more expensive to purchase. Possible steps members could take include postponing the…

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