WattBuy’s Guide to

Electricity in
Dover

Delaware

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The State of Electricity in Dover

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

Average monthly bill

January

$134

February

$147

March

$136

April

$114lowest

May

$114lowest

June

$160

July

$275highest

August

$240

September

$164

October

$117

November

$117

December

$156

Carbon Emissions

1,032 lbs CO₂

Monthly Usage

954 kWh

Where does Dover’s electricity come from?

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

89%

Natural Gas

11%

Solar

Solar energy in Dover

The state of solar in Dover

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

765 kWh

Energy generated by average sized system

$15,359

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 Dover 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 Dover

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

Utilities in Dover

City of Dover

City of Dover Rates

City of Dover has several different electricity rates for residential customers, as shown in the table below.

Rate NameRate TypeCost Per kWh
Rate R: ResidentialFixed15¢

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