Energize Delaware was selected to be the grant manager for $4 million in funds designated for low income energy efficient programs for Delmarva Power customers. The funds originated from the Exelon\Delmarva Power Merger Settlement approved by the Delaware Public Service Commission. 

Energize Delaware will distribute the funds competitively to organizations capable of delivering energy efficiency programs to low income customers over a three-year period. Two distinct energy efficiency programs will be funded. Large-Scale and Community-Scale energy efficiency programs.




Energize Delaware is the administrative agency for the $4 million Empowerment Grant Program. Energize Delaware serves as the one-stop shop for energy efficiency and renewable energy programs in Delaware.

Review Committee

This group has been established to review and approve the Empowerment Grant applications that are submitted for consideration. They are also members of the EEAC Low Income sub-committee. Review Committee members should not be contacted directly by applicants.


One of the largest energy companies in the country with over 10 million customers, it initiated the merger with Delmarva Power which triggered the creation of the merger settlement funds for low-income customers.

Delaware Public Service Commission

The PSC approved the Settlement Agreement that established the Empowerment Grant Program. They will receive and review the programs annual report and are represented on the Review Committee.

Delmarva Power

A part of the Exelon family of companies, Delmarva monitors and transfers funds for the Empowerment Grant. They actively participate in the Grant Review Committee

Energy Efficiency Advisory Council

Staffed by the Delaware Division of Climate, Coastal, and Energy. This committee guides and develops policy. The EEAC played an important role in the development of the Empowerment Program’s guidelines and application process and will monitor program activities through regular reporting.

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