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Tuesday, June 22, 2021
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Low electricity bids doomed Delaware’s last coal-fired power plant

Solar and wind account for a larger share of electricity generated in the territory of the nation’s largest grid operator. Delaware Valley-based  PJM Interconnection announced the successful purchase through its annual capacity auction of power...
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Non-Prime energy-saving options

Good morning, We did not know Amazon Prime Day was a "thing" until the last week or so. It turns out that if you have a Prime account, a business or individual can get some deals...
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NRG plans to close Indian River coal-fired power plant next year

 Delaware's last coal-fired power plant is slated to shut down next year. PowerMag reported that owner NRG would close three power plants, two in Illinois and the Indian River coal-fired unit near Millsboro, in mid-2022. The...
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The Warehouse marks launch of clean energy, vertical farming education initiative

Community leaders gathered this week at The Warehouse in Wilmington to welcome three new clean energy technologies as part of the Energize The Warehouse initiative. Energize is a  collaboration between Delmarva Power, the Delaware Department...
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Proposed legislation aims to reduce barriers for community solar systems

A bill sponsored by Delaware House and Senate Democrats aims to reduce barriers to community solar energy systems. The systems are viewed by many as an efficient way to generate electricity, especially when the sharp...
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Proposed legislation aims to lower barriers to community solar energy systems

A bill sponsored by Delaware House and Senate Democrats aims to reduce barriers to community solar energy systems. The systems are viewed by many as an efficient way to generate electricity, especially when the drop...
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Give the plastic bag bill a chance

Hello everyone, Delaware took a step in the right direction a couple of years ago in banning one-use plastic bags that made their way into roadsides, trees, and waterways. The law became effective on Jan. 1,...
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250 acres near Port Penn saved from development

New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer announced that nearly 250 acres of farm and wildlife lands near the Port Penn area of southern New Castle County are no longer subject to development. The now protected...
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Bloom, Baker Hughes to collaborate on hydrogen, microgrid solutions

Bloom Energy and Baker Hughes, an energy technology company,  agreed to collaborate on the potential commercialization and deployment of energy technology. Bloom operates a fuel cell production plant in Newark. Baker Hughes and Bloom Energy will...
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Carper wants to put the pedal to metal in shift to...

Good afternoon, U.S. Sen. Tom Carper is no fan of the internal combustion engine. Delaware's senior Senate member uses his position as a committee chair to press the Biden Administration to aggressively move toward the goal...