Energy Tips & Assistance
Conservation & Tips
100 Ways to Improve Your Energy Bill
Read or hear helpful energy tips that can save you money.
Energy Savers provides homeowners with tips for saving energy and money at home and on the road.
Go Green Resources
A comprehensive list of links to a variety of state resources, providing you with information on how to reduce, reuse, recycle, and rethink.
Hogbusters Training Camp
For young adults: A series of engaging, interactive games about easy ways to conserve energy.
Tax Credits, Grants, & Rebates
Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit
A taxpayer may claim a credit of 30% of qualified expenditures for a system that serves a dwelling unit located in the United States and used as a residence by the taxpayer.
Delaware Green Energy Program
The Delaware Energy Office offers grants up to 50% of the installed cost of photovoltaic, solar water heating, wind, and geothermal renewable energy technologies.
Delaware Helpline (1.800.464.HELP)
The Delaware Helpline provides information and referrals to help citizens find the appropriate offices, legislators, and help they need. Use the Helpline to get immediate assistance.
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
The Delaware Energy Assistance Program (DEAP) is a federally funded program for eligible low-income families that need help in meeting their costs of home energy. DEAP provides fuel assistance and crisis assistance.
Chesapeake Utilities Sharing Program
The Sharing Program assists elderly, disabled or fixed income households with energy costs. Customer donations and matching shareholder contributions are administered by Catholic Charities in Kent and New Castle counties and by the Salvation Army in Sussex county.
Delmarva Power's Budget Billing
With the Budget Billing option, you can avoid seasonal peaks in your electric and/or natural gas bills by dividing your payments evenly over the course of the entire year.
Delmarva Power's Payment Support Assistance
Information about assistance available to Delmarva Power customers, including information about the Salvation Army's Good Neighbor Program, which helps eligible customers in need.
Did You Know?
The log cabin originated in Finland. Finnish settlers arrived in Delaware in the mid-1600s and brought with them plans for the log cabin, one of the enduring symbols of the American pioneer. One of the cabins has been preserved and is on display at the Delaware Agricultural Museum in Dover.