Delaware Electric Cooperative - Green Power Program

November 06, 2009


Under Delaware's RPS, rural electric cooperatives and municipal utilities can opt out of the mandated portfolio requirements if they establish a green energy fund and a voluntary green power purchasing program. The Delaware Electric Cooperative, which serves Kent and Sussex Counties, opted out of the RPS requirements and began offering a voluntary green power program to its customers. Starting on June 1, 2007, the Cooperative is offering green power subscriptions in 100 kilowatt-hour blocks at a monthly premium price of $0.20 per block. The green power is supplied by a landfill gas facility. To enroll in the program, customers should contact the Cooperative customer service centers at (302) 349-9090 (Sussex County) and (302) 398-9090 (Kent County).

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Regulatory Policy
State: Delaware
Incentive Type: Mandatory Utility Green Power Option
Web Site:
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Water Heat
  • Solar Thermal Electric
  • Solar Photovoltaics
  • Wind (All)
  • Landfill Gas
  • Tidal
  • Wave
  • Ocean Thermal
  • Hydroelectric (Small)
  • Anaerobic Digestion
  • Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels


Name: 26 Del. C. § 363
Date Enacted: 07/21/2005
Effective Date: 06/01/2006


Name: Customer Service (DEC - Sussex)
Organization: Delaware Electric Cooperative
Address: Box 600 14198
Greenwood DE 19950
Phone: (302) 349-9090

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.