Del. Electric Co-op Sets New Record For Reliability In 2021

Co-op Crews at Work in Sussex County (photo courtesy of Delaware Electric Cooperative)

Delaware Electric Cooperative had its most reliable year ever in 2021. The member-owned utility said Wednesday that through the year there were fewer outages, and those that occurred were restored efficiently. The average outage in 2021 lasted 53 minutes, down from the previous best of 69 minutes in 2019. According to the Co-op, careful planning…

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Rehoboth Commissioners To Discuss Wilmington-Baltimore Ave. Streetscape Concept


Nine months of work have gone into creating a Wilmington – Baltimore Avenue Streetscape concept plan in Rehoboth Beach. Commissioners will be presented with the proposal at a special meeting scheduled for Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. The Rossi Group has been engaging with property owners, business owners, commissioners, city staff and Community organizations since last…

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Delmarva Power Addresses Affordability Challenges During Pandemic


Delmarva Power continues to spread the word about energy assistance resources available for residential and business customers who may face challenges meeting their bills. A collaborative virtual summit Thursday involved non-profits and other community partners who are familiar with the costs of electricity and the circumstances that can result in bills going unpaid. “In the…

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Phone & Internet Scams On the Rise


Scam artists are contacting residents on Delmarva trying to get you to give up your personal information.  Recent scams include bogus calls from utility companies, the IRS and Social Security.  Nearly all the scams include threats of arrest if you do not act immediately.  Many want you to pay with re-loadable or gift cards or…

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