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 Municipal Green Energy Program

UPDATE: Due to limited funding municipal customers completing the Municipal Green Energy Program will be placed in queue for payment at the Delaware Municipal Electrical Corporation (DEMEC)*. Your grant will be paid by your municipality when funds are available. Please inquire with DEMEC regarding grant payment timelines and program funding prior to requesting a grant. The funds used to pay Municipal Green Energy Program grants are collected monthly by each municipality. Customers are eligible for the Municipal Green Energy Program only if they receive an electric bill directly from their municipality.


 * Contact Scott Lynch of DEMEC at (302) 653-2733 regarding grant payment timelines and program funding prior to installation.

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    The following municipalities offer grants to support Photovoltaic, Geothermal, Solar Water Heating, and/or Wind Turbine projects in Delaware (click for application materials and instructions): 


    The following municipalities have chosen to discontinue offering individual grants. If you are interested in proposing a different project, please call Scott Lynch at the Delaware Muncipal Electric Corporation (302) 653-2733:

    Town of Clayton
    City of Lewes (effective February 22, 2012)
    City of Middletown (effective April 11, 2012)
    City of New Castle
    Town of Seaford (effective September 14, 2010)
    Town of Smyrna (effective February 16, 2010)

    For additional assistance or to check the status of an application please email and provide your full name, address, and electric utility provider. 

    Complete applications are accepted by mail and email.  Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
    Submit by mail: Attention: Green Energy Program Manager, Division of Energy & Climate, 100 W. Water Street, Suite 5A, Dover DE 19904
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