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 Delaware Evaluation, Measurement & Verification Regulations Development Webpage

Final Evaluation, Measurement & Verification (EM&V) regulations developed by the Division of Energy & Climate pursuant to Title 29, Section 8059 of Delaware Code took effect Jan. 11, 2017. These regulations include:

  • Evaluation, measurement and verification procedures and standards, including impact evaluation, environmental outcomes, process evaluation, market effects, and cost-effectiveness evaluation;
  • Requirements under which affected energy providers shall demonstrate, document, and report compliance with the energy savings targets established under §1502(a) of Title 26; and
  • Procedures and standards for defining and measuring electricity savings and natural gas savings that can be counted towards the energy savings targets established under §1502(a) and (b) of Title 26. 

This webpage provides details and resource documents relevant to these regulations and their developments, including public meetings and workshops, final regulations, and other useful documents.

A public hearing on proposed regulations 2105 Evaluation, Measurement & Verification (EM&V) standards and protocol was held Aug. 29, 2016.

The following comments were received during the public comment period:

TheTechnical Response Memo provides the Department responses to the above public comments. The Hearing Officer's Report recommends the final promulgation of the regulations.

Questions or comments regarding EM&V regulations should be directed to Emily St. Clair, DNREC Division of Energy & Climate, 100 West Water Street, Suite 5A, Dover DE 19904.

Page last updated: Feb. 28, 2017

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