WattBuy’s Guide to

Electricity in
Delaware City


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The State of Electricity in Delaware City

Here's the average monthly bill, usage, and carbon footprint of residents in Delaware City

Average monthly bill

























Carbon Emissions

1,082 lbs CO₂

Monthly Usage

1,000 kWh

Where does Delaware City’s electricity come from?

Delaware City's energy comes from Natural Gas and Solar. Natural Gas is the largest source of electricity, providing 89% of Delaware City's energy. Solar is the second largest source, making up 11%.


Natural Gas



Solar energy in Delaware City

The state of solar in Delaware City

Solar power is on the rise, helping homeowners save on their electricity bills and power their homes sustainably.

787 kWh

Energy generated by average sized system


Average system cost

(after federal incentive)

10 years

Payback period

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Net Metering Available

Get paid for the extra solar you produce

Net metering policies in Delaware City can help solar panel owners save money and reduce their carbon footprint. When your solar panels generate more electricity than you use, you can send the excess back to the grid and receive credit on your next bill. Just something to keep in mind when considering solar panels.

Electricity Providers in Delaware City

There are a variety of electricity plans available to residents of Delaware City. The following companies provide electricity plans in the city:

Utilities in Delaware City

Delmarva Power and Light - Delaware

Delmarva Power and Light - Delaware Rates

Delmarva Power and Light - Delaware has several different electricity rates for residential customers, as shown in the table below.

Rate NameRate TypeCost Per kWh
Residential ServiceFixed11¢ to 11¢
Residential TOU Non-Demand ServiceTOU5¢ to 17¢
Residential TOU Non-Demand ServiceTOU1¢ to 7¢
Residential ServiceFixed

Delmarva Power and Light - Delaware Electricity Plans in Delaware City

The price to compare for Delmarva Power and Light - Delaware is 10.33¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 1,000 kWh per month.Update usage.

ProviderPlanRate Per kWhPlan Length
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 12

cheapestcheapest 12 months
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9.59¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Term Optimized Live Brighter 10

cheapest <12 months
9.69¢10 monthsChoose Plan
Spark Energy

Secure 12

9.69¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 18

cheapest 13+ months
9.89¢18 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter 36

10.79¢36 monthsChoose Plan

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