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Thursday, September 12, 2019

‘Smart city’ LED streetlight project coming to Wilmington

A   "smart city" demonstration project known as  ConnectWilmington was announced today by Delmarva Power and the City of Wilmington. The technology would allow central monitoring of burned out or dim  lights  and reduce the...

Bloom says fuel cells can be powered by hydrogen, a technology that could...

Bloom Energy announced its fuel cells servers can now work off stored hydrogen supplies that can be used as an indirect way to store and generate excess electricity. Bloom is headquartered in San Jose, CA...

Updated: Delaware Electric, municipal utilities protest measure that could set stage...

The state's only electric cooperative and The Delaware Municipal Electric Corp.  are opposed to a resolution that could lead to a higher percentage of electric power coming from renewable sources like solar and wind. "Delaware...

Polly Drummond yard waste likely to stay open past June

The state's proposed  Bond Bill has set aside money to keep the popular Polly Drummond yard waste site east of Newark. The bill, which sets aside money for construction and other projects, will be voted...

Trending: Utility giant Southern Power takes majority stake in Bloom fuel cell sites in...

Bloom Energy formally announced it will deploy repowered  fuel cells at two sites near  New Castle and Newark following an investment from a utility giant. The upgrade of the sites that generate 30 mgawatts of electricity will...

SUEZ’s spending $17 million on water storage and energy-efficient pumps

SUEZ Delaware is beefing up its water storage capacity with a $17 million investment at its Stanton Water Treatment Plant that includes more energy-efficient pumps.  The project adds four million gallons of treated water storage...

Bill banning plastic bags in 2021 on the way to governor

A bill that will ban the use of one-time plastic bags is on its way to becoming law. House Bill 130 is expected to be signed by Gov. John Carney. The bill passed both houses by...

Water warriors demand funding

Over the last year and a half, Delaware’s Office of Drinking Water has issued 11 notices for various locations, warning people to beware of contaminants in their water, especially water being consumed by babies...

Delmarva Power gets OK for special electric rate, charging stations for electric...

Delmarva Power was given approval from the Delaware Public Service Commission to offer electric vehicle  services.  Delmarva Power will expand public charging infrastructure and offer a new rate option for residential customers who charge their...

Government units in Delaware form Anti-Litter Alliance

Gov.  John Carney,  joined by government officials,  formally announced the Delaware Anti-Litter Alliance – a coalition of local leaders seeking to reduce litter in Delaware. The coalition is an initiative of the Keep DE Litter Free...