Press Releases

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Jeremy

January 16th, 2012 GREENWOOD, Del. – Delaware Electric Cooperative has signed a statement of support for the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve program, or ESGR. The program encourages businesses to support members of the National Guard and reserve forces along with their families. By signing the statement of support for ESGR, the Co-op promises to continue to recognize the extraordinary...

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delaware.coop

Lawmakers Honor Delaware Electric Cooperative for Saving Members $1 Million on Prescriptions GREENWOOD, Del.- Delaware lawmakers honored the Delaware Electric Cooperative Thursday night for saving members over $1 million through the Co-op Connections Card program. The program was first offered in 2008 and offers discounts to members on their prescriptions. Representatives Harvey Kenton, Dave...

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delaware.coop

Capital Credit Checks Bring Cheer to DEC Members This Holiday Season GREENWOOD, Del. – Delaware Electric Cooperative employees have been busy distributing capital credit checks to member-owners across central and southern Delaware. In October the Co-op’s Board of Directors announced $4.1 million in capital credits would be returned to members from 1991, 1992 and part of 2010. Capital Credits are...

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delaware.coop

For Immediate Release: December 20th, 2011 GREENWOOD, Del. - Delaware Electric Cooperative employees have helped to brighten the Christmas season for dozens of children across Delaware. Through the Children’s Choice program, Co-op employees bought and wrapped presents for nearly 50 needy children. The Children’s Choice program helps provide presents to children who might otherwise find nothing...

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delaware.coop

Delaware Electric Cooperative Float Wins First Place at Seaford Christmas Parade GREENWOOD, Del.- Laura Phillips, a member of the Delaware Electric Cooperative’s Board of Directors, helped Seaford residents get into the holiday spirit last Saturday night. Phillips, who has served on the board since 2009, represented the Co-op during the parade on a float her family constructed. Pictures of the...

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delaware.coop

For Immediate Release: December 7th, 2011 GREENWOOD, Del. - The Delaware Electric Cooperative has returned more than $61,000 in capital credits to Kent County’s Government. Bill Andrew, President and CEO of the Co-op, delivered two checks to the Kent County Levy Court Tuesday night totaling $61,885. The Kent County Wastewater Treatment Plant near Frederica is the Co-op’s largest customer. In...

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delaware.coop

For Immediate Release: December 5, 2011 GREENWOOD, Del. - The Delaware Electric Cooperative has announced a new Irrigation Grant Pilot Program to help Delaware farmers install environmentally friendly irrigation systems. The program will provide funding to farmers to replace diesel irrigation generators with electric generators and will offer financial help to growers looking to install new...

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delaware.coop

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 4, 2011 Delaware Electric Cooperative tenders offer to City of Lewes for electric system GREENWOOD, DE—Today the Delaware Electric Cooperative (DEC) made a proposal to the City of Lewes Board of Public Works and the City Council to purchase their electric distribution assets which would effectively lower electric rates paid by Lewes citizens by approximately $2...

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administrator

GREENWOOD-The Delaware Electric Cooperative Board of Directors is pleased to announce the return of $4,100,000 in Capital Credits to its members beginning in November. A strength of the cooperative business model, Delaware Electric Cooperative returns the profits, known as margins, in the form of capital credit refunds. The Cooperative works hard every day to keep rates as low as possible and it...

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