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September 10, 2020

The Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility (“DESEU”) is currently seeking proposals in response to a Request for Proposal (“RFP”) from qualified organizations or individuals interested in providing assistance in conducting an impact evaluation of the Energy Assessment Program for Non-profit Organizations and Local Government Agencies (“Program”). The impact evaluation would provide analysis for the 2016-2019 program years. DESEU…

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July 28, 2020

New Castle – Energize Delaware announced today that the Empowerment Grant Program (EGP) funded by the Exelon Merger for Delmarva Power Customers in Delaware is awarding a half-million dollars to Habitat for Humanity (HFH) of New Castle County.  In its application, HFH of New Castle County, proposed working with their Central Delaware and Sussex County…

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June 18, 2020

Energize Delaware’s Empowerment Grant Program has recently launched a $1 million Community-Scale grant with applications currently being accepted.  The program will allow qualified civic organizations, non-profit groups, businesses, municipalities, or associations the opportunity for awards ranging from $5,000 to $100,000 over a 1-2-year period with a rolling application deadline. The grant funds will support the selected organizations in…

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June 2, 2020

The Delaware Sustainable Energy Utility (DESEU) announces a successful $52,985,000 refinancing of 2011 tax-exempt Energy Efficiency Revenue Bonds (EERB). The refinancing will save the State of Delaware $4,769,271 in present value debt service payment reductions. The true-interest cost of the refinancing is 2.42% The refinancing effort was done in support of projects for these agencies:…

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May 11, 2020

The Lights-On Delaware Strong campaign, a neighborhood public safety and energy efficiency lighting initiative managed by the HELP Initiative, and a valuable Energize Delaware program partner, is currently contacting over 2,600 previous Lights-On clients in low-income communities to inform and educate them about the importance of getting tested for COVID-19 and providing information on health…

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April 29, 2020

On April 22, the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the U.S. Department of Education announced that Delaware schools – Odyssey Charter School and Ursuline Academy – were among the 2020 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award honorees. In 2016, Ursuline Academy joined the Delaware Pathways to Green Schools (Pathways) program, an initiative led…

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April 9, 2020

Energize Delaware is proud to announce that it has received the 2020 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. “This national recognition is a compliment to all the dedicated program partners of Energize Delaware,” stated Tony DePrima, Energize Delaware, Executive Director.  “Together, we will…

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March 11, 2020

Energize Delaware, the state administrator for Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE), is proud to announce the first C-PACE loan in the state of Delaware. Greenworks Lending, the nation’s leading provider of C-PACE financing, has recently closed on a financing plan to provide energy efficient upgrades to Wilmington’s historic DuPont Building The allowance for C-PACE…

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January 28, 2020

Energize Delaware announced today that applications for the Empowerment Grant Program (EGP) will now be accepted from both for-profit and non-profit organizations, with an expected award schedule of late Spring 2020.  The first level of grants to be accepted will be for the Large-Scale Grant type, for which applicants will be able to apply for…

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