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The State of Electricity in Elsmere

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

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Carbon Emissions

1,088 lbs CO₂

Monthly Usage

1,006 kWh

Where does Elsmere’s electricity come from?

Elsmere's energy comes from Natural Gas and Solar. Natural Gas is the largest source of electricity, providing 93% of Elsmere's energy. Solar is the second largest source, making up 7%.


Natural Gas



Solar energy in Elsmere

The state of solar in Elsmere

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

579 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 Elsmere 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 Elsmere

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

Utilities in Elsmere

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 ServiceTOU1¢ to 7¢
Residential ServiceFixed
Residential TOU Non-Demand ServiceTOU5¢ to 17¢

Delmarva Power and Light - Delaware Electricity Plans in Elsmere

The price to compare for Delmarva Power and Light - Delaware is 10.33¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 1,006 kWh per month.Update usage.

ProviderPlanRate Per kWhPlan Length
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 9

cheapestcheapest <12 months
9.19¢9 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 12

cheapest 12 months
9.49¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 18

cheapest 13+ months
9.99¢18 monthsChoose Plan
Spark Energy

Secure 12

11.89¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Go Green Lights 24

cheapest renewable
11.99¢24 monthsChoose Plan

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