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January 17, 2023

 10,000th HOME IS SERVICED Energize Delaware’s Lights On Delaware Strong Program, launched in the summer of 2017 with the HELP Initiative, Inc. The statewide program has officially serviced 10,000 homes in high-risk communities in need of better lighting to increase energy-efficiency and improve safety.  Dusk to dawn energy efficient LED lights are installed on front…

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January 17, 2023

Delaware’s nineteen public school districts can now apply for a grant to add solar energy systems to one or more schools in their district.  The NEW program offering at least $500,000 per public school district was launched by Energize Delaware in a meeting to motivate schools to reduce their energy costs.   The program allows…

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October 18, 2022

www.SolarDelaware Is Now Live! Want to learn more about solar energy? Are you considering adding solar to your home, congregation, nonprofit, or business? Are you a teacher that would like lesson plans on solar energy for your classroom? If so, SolarDelaware.org is a resource you can use. The newly developed website is a collaborative effort…

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September 28, 2022

Energize Delaware’s latest program is focused on helping Delaware’s towns, cities, and county governments get easier access to electric powered vehicles (EVs). The nonprofit has allocated five million dollars in fiscal 2022-2023 for the program.  The Grant for Local Government EV Fleets application can be submitted starting October 15, 2022. All local governments in Delaware…

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August 26, 2022

  Delaware’s only Zero Energy modular home has won the Department of Energy’s Zero Energy Ready Home™ award in August. Then was awarded grand prize at the Energy & Environmental Building Alliance High Performance Home Building summit in Arizona in September. The Department of Energy (DOE) presented the ZeMod and Beracah Homes with the affordable…

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August 26, 2022

Delmarva Corrugated Packaging (DCP) now Dover’s largest manufacturing plant, opened its 457,000 square foot energy efficient facility with the latest state-of-the-art corrugated machinery to build better boxes and high-quality packaging almost a year ago. Energy conservation was built into the design, which exceeds the required baseline for energy consumption by 39%. The energy efficiency measures…

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July 27, 2022

Energize Delaware is pleased to announce the promotions of Suzanne Sebastian to Deputy Director and Athena Bi, Ph.D. to Research, Evaluation, Measurement & Verification (EM&V) Manager. Suzanne joined the Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility (DESEU), DBA Energize Delaware in 2015 as the Program Manager and has advanced her role through the years to take on more…

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July 25, 2022

 The Skating Club of Wilmington (SCW) a 501 (c)(3) corporation has received an energy efficiency low-interest commercial loan from Energize Delaware to purchase a Zamboni electric ice resurfacer, electric ice edger and electric space heaters. “The ice resurfacer is the lifeblood of a skating club. The electric Zamboni is part of our overall energy-efficiency upgrades….

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June 29, 2022

The Delaware Business Times has chosen their 2022 list of CEOs of the Year.   This year, Tony DePrima of Dover, Executive Director of the Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility (DESEU), DBA Energize Delaware, was chosen as the CEO of the Year for a medium-sized nonprofit. Tony has been the Executive Director of DESEU since 2011. He…

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May 11, 2022

 The drive for cleaner, greener and energy efficiency has never been stronger. Energize Delaware has been making Delawareans’ energy dreams come true with various programs helping people become more energy-efficient and graduate to renewable energy.  Who is Energize Delaware? Energize Delaware is the name used to represent all of the programs and initiatives offered by…

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