Delaware

DELAWARE

Delaware is the second smallest and sixth least populous state in the US but also the sixth most densely populated. According to a 2016 report from the EPA, Delaware’s climate is changing. The state has warmed two degrees (F) in the last century, heavy rainstorms are more frequent, and the sea is rising about one inch every seven years. Higher water levels are eroding beaches, submerging low lands, exacerbating coastal flooding, and increasing the salinity of estuaries and aquifers. In the coming decades, changing the climate is likely to increase coastal flooding; harm marine, wetland, and inland ecosystems; disrupt farming; and increase some risks to human health.

In December 2019, Delaware joined a coalition of mid-Atlantic and Northeastern states (PA, NY, NJ, VA, MA, MD, CT, ME, DE, RI, VT and the District of Columbia) in drafting a plan for a multi-state gasoline cap-and-trade program. The plan aims to reduce transportation-related tailpipe emissions, and would levy a tax on fuel companies based on carbon dioxide emissions. The most ambitious version of the plan is projected to reduce the area’s tailpipe emissions by 25% between 2022 and 2032. Transportation is the leading source of planet-warming emissions in 10 of these eleven states. The program could begin as early as 2022.

Delaware has no crude oil or natural gas reserves. Its largest energy supply comes from natural gas, largely transported from Pennsylvania. Delaware began transitioning its electricity generation from coal to natural gas in 2010.

Delaware’s only energy generation is in the renewable energy sector, which, in 2018, was responsible for 2% of the state’s net electricity generation.

In the spring of 2020, State Senator Harris McDowell proposed new legislation to renew the Renewable Portfolio Standard. Signed by the Governor John Carney on February, 2021 the legislation raised the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard— which sets requirements for the amount of renewable electricity Delmarva Power must source—to 40% by 2035.  In September, 2021, the governor signed three more environmentally-focused bills:

• to accelerate the adoption of community-based photovoltaic systems in Delaware

• to encourage the adoption of electric vehicles by creating a more accessible charging-station infrastructure

• to make it unlawful to intentionally release balloons filled with air or lighter-than-air-gases.

“These measures — along with the updated Renewable Portfolio Standards signed by the governor in February — mark significant steps forward in Delaware’s energy policies and our stewardship of the natural environment,” said sponsor Senator Stephanie Hansen.

Delaware is one of seven states in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast to have record sweltering heat in July, 2020.

Delaware is one of twenty four states, and Puerto Rico, committed to the U.S. Climate Alliance, which is working to implement policies that advance the goals of the Paris Agreement.

CURRENT NEWS

This Delaware bridge and road raising plan receives $15 million grant for flood problems

By Ben Mace 04/15/24
What's the cost of climate change? About $23 million for just one project in Delaware.
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Climate activists protest at President Joe Biden’s 2024 campaign headquarters in Wilmington

By William Bretzger and Others 02/12/24
Protesters from Sunrise Movement stand outside the Brandywine Building and President Joe Biden's national campaign headquarters in Wilmington to demand more action on climate change
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Extreme rain and rising tides threaten Philly’s Revolutionary War-era Fort Mifflin

By Sophia Schmidt 02/06/24
Almost 250 years ago, in the fall of 1777, British troops began their occupation of Philadelphia. Soldiers under Gen. George Washington’s command fled to Valley Forge, where they endured a brutal winter.
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2023 Weather in Review: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

01/30/24
In order to better understand ecosystem health in national parks, the Eastern Rivers and Mountains Network measures ecosystem "vital signs" in select national parks in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York. One of…
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Delaware Court Significantly Limits the State of Delaware’s Climate Change Lawsuit Against Major Fossil Fuel Companies

By Jacob Hupart 01/26/24
On January 9, 2024, a Delaware state court judge issued his opinion on the various motions to dismiss filed in the case brought by the State of Delaware against the major fossil fuel companies. (This…
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Judge Limits Delaware’s Sweeping Climate Change Lawsuit Against Fossil Fuel Companies

By Randall Chase 01/14/24
A judge has rejected several claims lodged by Delaware’s attorney general in a lawsuit alleging that the fossil fuel industry has downplayed the risks of climate change. Tuesday’s ruling significantly narrows the scope of the…
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Delaware judge limits scope of sweeping climate change lawsuit against fossil fuel companies

By Randall Chase 01/11/24
A judge has rejected several claims lodged by Delaware’s attorney general in a lawsuit alleging that the fossil fuel industry has downplayed the risks of climate change. Tuesday’s ruling significantly narrows the scope of the…
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Delaware Climate Misinformation Case to Stay Mostly Intact (1)

By Jennifer Hijazi 01/11/24
Delaware’s Superior Court will allow the state’s climate deception suit to move forward while granting some concessions to BP America Inc. and other industry defendants.
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Delaware urged to step up climate action amid national calls for more adaptation

By Jon Hurdle 12/08/23
Climate advocates are urging Delaware to step up its efforts to adapt to the effects of a changing climate as a national report says the United States as a whole needs to do more, and…
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More days of sweltering heat and flooding: Delaware County confronts climate crisis with its 1st-ever sustainability plan

By Kenny Cooper 08/23/23
Delaware County has publicly released its first-ever sustainability plan, following several years of coordination and months of deliberation.
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Gov. Carney signs package of environmental protection bills into law

By Quinn Kirkpatrick 08/03/23
They include the Delaware Climate Change Solutions Act, which provides a comprehensive framework for establishing and achieving the state’s environmental protection goals.
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Lawmakers need to address climate change to reduce natural disaster severity: Delaware Riverkeeper van Rossum

By Steve Lubetkin 07/19/23
Policy makers need to consider the impact of climate change on the frequency and severity of natural disasters like floods, according to Delaware Riverkeeper Maya van Rossum.
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PLANS TO ACCELERATE RENEWABLES

Greenhouse Gases

05/13/24
Climate change is caused by the burning of fossil fuels like gasoline and coal – sources we use to power our cars, generate electricity, and produce energy every day. These fuels release greenhouse gases, which…

Minimizing Emissions

05/13/24
Delaware’s Climate Action Plan capitalizes on the work already underway to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Delaware and identifies five key areas the state can focus on as we move forward:

Taking Action

05/13/24
Climate action focuses on strategies to minimize greenhouse gas emissions and maximize resiliency to the impact of climate change.

Energize Delaware’s commercial property clean energy program gets boost

04/16/24
Energize Delaware, administrator for the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy Program (D-PACE,) has increased the total eligible construction costs from 20 to 30 percent as a way to ease the impact of increased borrowing costs.

Delaware Tech moves to drop renewable energy degree programs

04/13/24
Delaware Technical Community College will no longer accept new students to degree programs focused on energy.

Delaware Is a Top State for Rooftop Solar Energy

03/05/24
If you’re considering the benefits of installing rooftop solar panels, there are plenty for those living in Delaware. According to a recent study by ConsumerAffairs, Delaware is the third-best state to live in if you…

Lawmakers to weigh historic plan for procuring offshore wind power

02/02/24
After state environmental officials finally recommended that Delaware get into offshore wind by agreeing to buy power from the industry, it’s now up to lawmakers to agree on a bill that would determine how much…

Small state has big ideas for adapting to climate change

01/24/24
Climate change is one of the greatest challenges that any of us will face in our lifetimes, and it requires all of us to work together to help preserve the Earth and secure a sustainable…

New offshore wind study points to procurement as next step

01/08/24
The latest commissioned study on Delaware’s offshore wind has decisively recommended that the First State should buy into wind energy, either as a standalone project or through a power purchase agreement. But the exact path…

Delaware starts formal negotiations with US Wind for role in two Maryland offshore wind projects

12/20/23
Delaware is starting formal negotiations for a role in two offshore wind projects US Wind is developing with Maryland.

State starts negotiating wind farm cable landing at Seashore park

12/19/23
Delaware will negotiate a deal with US Wind for its two wind farms, including a $350,000 a year cable landing on Delaware Seashore State Park, as well as energy credits and funding for workforce and…

Governor’s Energy Advisory Council approves final recommendations for 2024 Delaware Energy Plan

12/19/23
The Governor’s Energy Advisory Council approved its final 45 recommendations from the Renewable Energy and Clean Technologies and Energy Efficiency and Electrification working groups, in addition to the 35 passed on Friday.

After 15 years, state looking to update its energy plan

12/02/23
The Governor’s Energy Advisory Council has been working since July on drafting a new energy plan.

Delaware can use this blueprint to address climate change

11/17/23
Climate change is one of the greatest challenges any of us will face in our lifetimes, and it requires all of us to work together to help preserve the Earth and secure a sustainable future…

Offshore turbines could help reach climate goals

09/09/23
From Massachusetts to North Carolina, states along the East Coast are banking on a renewable energy source to aid their climate goals: offshore wind.

Delaware’s DNREC approves permits for biogas facility near Seaford

09/08/23
With permit approvals, Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has given the green light to Bioenergy Devo LLC’s plans for biogas production

Delmarva Power to Lower Natural Gas Rates for Delaware Customers

09/08/23
Delmarva Power, the dominant power utility in Delaware, has announced that it will be lowering natural gas rates for its 138,000 customers in the state. This rate decrease is the second one this year and…

9 small businesses get solar power grants

09/05/23
Delaware’s Congressional Delegation announced $1.3 million for nine Delaware projects that will lower energy costs for small businesses in Delaware as part of the Rural Energy for America Program and the Inflation Reduction Act.

Nine Delaware energy cost reduction projects receive collective $1.3 million

09/05/23
Delaware Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, as well as congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester, are celebrating a collective $1.3 million going to nine rural Delaware projects meant to reduce energy costs. They say is this…

Delaware eyes its first offshore wind target, but trouble looms

08/23/23
For years, Delaware has been on the sidelines as the emerging offshore wind industry flocked to neighboring states, but a new law could transform the industry in the state — if it’s not too late.

Proposed green energy bill could mean higher power bills

08/15/23
A piece of proposed legislation that would give the Delaware Public Service Commission more power over the sources of energy in the First State is drawing fire from a state representative.

Will farms see solar instead of soybeans? Why proposed projects are dividing counties

08/05/23
But, one day a few years ago, after returning home from vacation, the lifelong Milford-area resident decided to answer the phone.

Delaware is considering offshore wind as feds approve 100,000 acres off the state’s coast

08/03/23
The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced this week the creation of more than 100,000 acres off the coast of Delaware that could potentially be used for offshore wind. It would be an…

Delaware senators urge Biden to maximize offshore wind

07/11/23
We are grateful for your commitment to rapidly deploying clean energy, and your stated goals of deploying 30 GW of offshore wind energy by 2030, and 15 GW of floating offshore wind by 2035. However,…

House lawmakers pass Climate Change Solutions Act

06/06/23
Delaware House lawmakers voted this week to pass the Delaware Climate Change Solutions Act, which would set a goal of zero net emissions for the state by 2050.

Green Initiatives in Delaware Make Solar Panels More Attractive

05/09/23
While Delaware produces less energy than any other state in the US, it actually consumes quite a bit of it. Fortunately, there are potential solutions and your rooftop has the chance to play a role.

Lawmakers try again to pass the Delaware Climate Change Solutions Act

04/27/23
Delaware lawmakers are trying again to give legal weight to the state’s efforts to cut carbon emissions and curb climate change.

Solar farms are growing in Sussex County

03/17/23
Solar farms are the newest agricultural option in Sussex County. More than a dozen applications for solar arrays have been either filed or approved by county council over the past year, with three new ones,…

Polls show most Delawareans against EV mandate

03/14/23
Over the next few weeks, lawmakers in Dover may consider legislation about Delaware's future commitment to electric vehicles. In Delaware, the state has taken a leadership role in implementing clean energy policies, critical especially after…

BOEM proposes changes to offshore wind approval process

02/07/23
Looking to facilitate the development of offshore wind energy resources to meet U.S. climate and renewable energy objectives, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is seeking public comment on a host of proposed regulatory changes.

Governor Carney Delivers 2023 State of the State Address

01/19/23
Governor Carney on Thursday delivered his 2023 State of the State address to a joint session of the General Assembly, announcing plans to strengthen our economy and infrastructure, invest in public schools and child care,…

A Tree for Every Delawarean

02/07/22
Trees are natural champions. From our state forests to our city parks, trees improve air and water quality, preserve soil, and support wildlife – and they play a critical role in helping to fight climate…

Delaware-Climate-Action-Plan-2021

02/07/22
The Climate Action Plan team would like to acknowledge the technical contributions of ICF for its greenhouse gas emissions modeling and the stakeholder engagement expertise of Kim Lundgren Associates, Inc.; Planning Communities, LLC; and Hamel…

It’s ‘everyone’s job:’ Delaware offers more details on climate action plan

12/24/21
Gov. John Carney unveiled Delaware’s climate action plan in an announcement along the Delaware River in historic New Castle in early November. “There’s nothing more important than recognizing the threat that climate change poses to…

Governor Carney Releases Plan Outlining Delaware’s Path Forward on Climate Change

11/04/21
Governor John Carney on Thursday released Delaware’s Climate Action Plan surrounded by members of his Cabinet, environmental leaders, and members of the General Assembly. The main goals of the Climate Action Plan are to reduce…

Carney signs three environmental bills

09/22/21
Gov. John Carney on Sept. 17 joined members of the General Assembly and environmental advocates at a Wilmington-based solar array to sign three environmentally-focused bills designed to help expand the use of renewable energy, reduce…

Community Leaders Unveil All-Electric Bus, Ag Pod and Solar + Battery Storage Technology at The Warehouse

06/25/21
Community leaders gathered today at The Warehouse, a service partner of The WRK Group, to welcome three new clean energy technologies as part of the Energize The Warehouse initiative — a collaboration between Delmarva Power,…

Delaware County Passes C-PACE Resolution

06/25/21
Delaware County Council unanimously voted to approve a resolution to implement Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) during its March 17 meeting. Council members approved C-PACE to help owners of commercial property with energy and…

New Castle County to run several buildings on renewables

06/21/21
New Castle County government took a step to reduce the contribution its facilities make to climate change.

Preparing for Climate Change in Delaware

08/30/20
This page provides an overview of the steps the state is taking to prepare for the impacts of climate change.

Climate Action in Delaware: 2016 Progress Report

04/11/19
Climate Action in Delaware: 2016 Progress Report provides an update on the actions and goals outlined in the Climate Framework for Delaware. This report highlights the actions and accomplishments made by Delaware's state government to…

The Climate Framework for Delaware

04/10/19
On September 12, 2013, Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed Executive Order 41: "Preparing Delaware for Emerging Climate Impacts and Seizing Economic Opportunities from Reducing Emissions." Executive Order 41 directs state agencies to address both the…

KEY RESOURCES

Energy State Bill Tracking Database

09/10/21
The searchable Energy Storage Legislation Database displays information in interactive maps and charts, tracking state activity from 2017 to the present.

The First National Flood Risk Assessment

10/06/20
The First Street Foundation Flood Model represents the culmination of decades of research and development made possible by building upon existing knowledge and frameworks regularly referenced in the identification of flood risk.

The Impacts of Climate Change and the Trump Administration’s Anti-Environmental Agenda in Delaware

09/19/20
In 2018, Delaware experienced one winter storm, the damages of which led to losses of at least $1 billion.

State-by-State: Delaware

07/31/20
Delaware is vulnerable to increasing temperatures, variable rain patterns, rising sea level, ecosystem loss and saltwater intrusion

Choosing Renewables in Delaware

01/24/20
If you're a Delmarva customer, you can choose who they purchase your energy from – including clean, green energy instead of dirty fossil fuel energy.

Renewable Energy

01/24/20
Delaware supports the use of renewable energy by homeowners and businesses through grant funding, incentives, and technical guidance. The state partners with utilities to make these programs possible. Delaware’s state law requires that utilities derive…

Delaware Solar

01/24/20
Despite its small size, Delaware continues to increase its solar capacity at a rapid pace. It is not one of the sunnier states, but strong solar policies are driving the industry.

Delaware Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards

01/09/20
Delaware’s utilities are required to get an increasing percentage of their electricity from renewable resources. State law mandates that they derive 25% of their energy portfolios from renewable sources by 2025. This has created a…

Delaware State Profile and Energy Estimates

01/08/20
Delaware is located on the eastern side of the Delmarva Peninsula between the Atlantic Ocean and Delaware Bay to the east, Maryland to the west and south, and Pennsylvania and New Jersey to the north.…

MORE NEWS

Plastic bag ban begins in Delaware on New Year’s Day

01/01/21  
"The ban is designed to reduce beach and roadside litter, save landfill space, increase recycling efforts and help recycling facilities from having to shut down when plastic bags get stuck in the machinery," officials said.
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Solar rebate amounts set to increase Jan. 1

12/26/20  
Delmarva Power customers who are considering a switch to solar power will have more reason to do so when the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Green Energy Fund increases rebate amounts Friday,…
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Building a transportation and climate initiative that works for Delaware

By Penny Dryden and Eleanor Fort   12/18/20  
For years, Delawareans have fought to install air quality monitors that produce reliable data to measure where pollution is worst across the state. This valuable air quality data can help communities who are disproportionately impacted…
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Green Energy Fund increases rebates for diverse businesses, consumers

By Delaware Business Now   12/17/20  
Each electric utility offering rebates through the Green Energy Program has unique program regulations, requirements, and application forms. The Green Energy Program has provided grant funding to more than 4,300 Delaware renewable energy projects since…
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Solar Rebate Amounts to Increase Jan. 1, 2021

12/17/20  
Delmarva Power customers who are considering a switch to solar power will have more reason to do so when the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Green Energy Fund increases rebate amounts Jan.…
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Batteries, the power storage revolution

By Jim Lee   12/14/20  
Today’s holy grail of energy research isn’t fusion. It is simply finding a better way to store electricity. Much of the grid-based electricity in the U.S. is stored in water towers. These are a common…
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First State joins water regulator’s final approval of controversial LNG plan along Delaware River

By John Hurdle   12/11/20  
The Delaware River Basin Commission Wednesday gave its final approval for a plan to build a dock at Gibbstown, NJ for the export of liquefied natural gas (LNG).
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Delaware must embrace offshore wind energy projects

By Shelly Cohen   12/10/20  
There is opportunity for Delaware to take advantage of the clean renewable energy provided by ocean-generated winds.  New technology gives us the ability to harness the power of wind to create the renewable, clean energy…
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Citizens engaged in state climate planning favor ambitious emissions reduction goals, renewables

By Sophia Schmidt   09/17/20  
Delaware’s greenhouse gas emissions are expected to decrease slightly through 2032 as a result of current state policies and the regional shift from coal to natural gas in electricity production, according to an analysis by…
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Delaware Attorney General sues 31 fossil fuel companies over climate change

By Wyatt Patterson   09/16/20  
On Thursday, Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced that the state is suing 31 fossil fuel companies to hold them accountable for their role in accelerating climate change, seeking compensation for the high costs associated…
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Delaware’s renewable portfolio growing out of state

By Jacob Owens   09/16/20  
Fifteen years ago, Delaware set out on a path toward a more sustainable future when legislators approved the state’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards Act (RPS). The law mandated that utilities begin to utilize renewable sources,…
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Climate mitigation beyond the pandemic has opportunities, threats

By Alan Horowitz, Michael Vandenbergh & Margaret Badding   09/15/20  
The First State, The Small Wonder … how about the “Lowest-Lying State in the Union”? While we may be focused on the COVID-19 pandemic at hand, our vulnerability to the climate change-driven rising seas and…
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Delaware Just Sued 30 Fossil Fuel Companies and the American Petroleum Institute Over Climate ‘Denial and Disinformation’

By Dana Drugmand   09/10/20  
Delaware, the home state of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, announced on Thursday, September 10 that it is taking dozens of major oil and gas companies including BP, Chevron, and ExxonMobil to court over the…
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A Delaware port could capture growing wind farm industry

By Katie Tabeling   09/10/20  
With several states committed to more than 8,000 megawatts of offshore wind energy in the next 15 years, Delaware could have a strong wind at its back for a burgeoning industry if an investor builds…
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Delaware sues oil companies for lying about their products’ effect on climate change

By Brandon Holveck   09/10/20  
The Delaware attorney general on Tuesday sued 31 fossil fuel companies, including Exxon, Chevron and BP, accusing them of deceiving the public about the role their products play in causing climate change and damaging the…
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Democratic Senate primary: Progressive challenger seeks to upset incumbent

By Matt Bittle   08/29/20  
“I think we’re in a moment where people were already clamoring for change … then we layer a pandemic on top of that and people who maybe weren’t in a place where they were onboard…
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Urban forestry director on U.S. Council of 1t.org

08/27/20  
The U.S. is home to the first regional chapter of 1t.org. The U.S. chapter is supported by the 1t.org US Stakeholder Council, a bipartisan group of senior-level representatives from government, business, civil society and academia…
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Cities With the Highest Flood Risk in Every State

By Andrew Lisa   08/23/20  
Floods accounted for three of the 14 natural disasters that caused at least $1 billion in damage in the United States in 2019. In total, flooding impacted 14 million Americans last year and put another…
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Tom Rivett-Carnac: How Can We Shift Our Mindset To Fight Climate Change?

08/21/20  
It's easy to feel powerless against looming challenges we cannot control — like climate change. So what should we do? Political strategist Tom Rivett-Carnac says the power is in our mindset. A version of this…
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Virtual Workshops Set for Delaware Climate Action Plan

08/17/20  
The first workshop will examine specific strategies the state can take toward minimizing greenhouse gas emissions, building off initial workshops held in March and a consultant’s technical analysis of greenhouse gas emissions in Delaware. This…
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New DRBC Panel to Focus on Sea-Level Rise as Salt Front Threatens Drinking Water

By John Hurdle   08/13/20  
An expert panel charged with advising the Delaware River Basin’s top water regulator on how to deal with climate change met for the first time in early August with high hopes but apparently little clear…
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A new advisory panel on climate change starts work at DRBC

By Hannah Chinn   08/12/20  
“Here in the Delaware River Basin, we have some unique challenges. This basin is prone to droughts and floods. Our main stem river is undammed and open to the ocean, meaning the bay and estuary…
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DRPA breaks ground on solar project to power PATCO trains

By Frank Kummer   08/05/20  
The Delaware River Port Authority held a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday for a 22-megawatt solar project. By 2021, solar panels will provide more than half the electricity consumed by PATCO rail operations, officials said.
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Delaware and hurricanes: What Tropical Storm Isaias reminds us about coastal risk

By Maddy Lauria   08/03/20  
“We still have three months of prime hurricane season to go, and we’re already on storm No. 9,” said Delaware State Climatologist Daniel Leathers. “It’s going to be in and out in about a 12-hour…
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State Sen. McDowell proposes bill to improve state’s renwable energy future

By Tony Gorman   04/23/20  
Newly proposed legislation from State Senator Harris McDowell (D-North Wilmngton) would renew the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard.
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Key Renewable Energy Legislation Unveiled In DE

By Daniel Willis   04/22/20  
State Senator Harris McDowell (District 1) unveiled critical legislation that would seriously increase Delaware’s utilization of renewable energy by expanding the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard and creating a new community solar market.
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The Forbes Investigation: How Bloom Energy Blew Through Billions Promising Cheap, Green Tech That Falls Short

By Christopher Helman   02/13/20  
Bloom has never generated a profit, despite at least $1.7 billion of invested capital, some of which was raised on the back of false statements.
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Delaware’s legislative baby steps towards a renewable future

01/09/20  
One of the State of Delaware’s major steps toward creating a better environment was passing the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards Act in 2005, which was intended to establish a market in Delaware for electricity from…
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Understanding Climate Change as a Political Issue

01/03/20  
Climate change is already affecting Delaware. Over the coming years, we can anticipate even worse effects–more days of dangerously high heat, heavier precipitation, and sea level rise that leads to significant flooding.
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How offshore wind can benefit Delaware

By Joy Weber   12/13/19  
Offshore wind is a new American industry, so it is natural for Delaware residents to have questions about the Skipjack Wind Farm proposed by my company, Ørsted. I’d like to answer some common questions I receive…
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Finding New Opportunity For Old Coal-Fired Power Plant Sites

By Jeff Brady   05/23/19  
Nearly 300 coal-fired power plants have been "retired" since 2010, according to the Sierra Club. It's a trend that continues despite President Trump's support for coal.
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Climate Change Prolongs Delaware Allergy Season

By Don Rush   04/08/19  
Scientists say that climate change is prolonging allergy season and the suffering that goes along with it.
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Chesapeake opens ‘green’ natural gas vehicle fueling stop in Dover

By Delaware Business Now   04/03/19  
Chesapeake Utilities and its Sharp Energy business held a summit this week on “green” fleet management in the region. The event will be highlighted by a ribbon cutting of the Chesapeake Utilities compressed natural gas…
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Researchers provide new method to boost clean energy research

By Kevin Liedel   04/01/19  
A new catalyst design methodology proposed by UD researchers will help produce more efficient and higher-performing fuel cells. Dion Vlachos, the Allan and Myra Ferguson Chair of Chemical Engineering at UD, was co-author on the…
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