Energy Tips and Assistance





Tips for conserving energy at home, in the workplace and clean transportation alternative fuel resources for on the road.

Contact Information

Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy
DNREC
100 W. Water Street
Dover, DE 19904

Phone:  (302) 735-3480



 Conservation & Tips



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Energy Savers Opens in new window

Energy Savers provides homeowners with tips for saving energy and money at home and on the road.


Energy Efficiency Opens in new window

Learn how energy efficiency and conservation programs can help you in your home or business reduce greenhouse gasses and lower energy costs to benefit all.


Hogbusters Training Camp Opens in new window

For young adults: A series of engaging, interactive games about easy ways to conserve energy.



 Tax Credits, Grants, & Rebates



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Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit Opens in new window

A taxpayer may claim a credit of 30% of qualified expenditures for a system that serves a dwelling unit located in the United States and used as a residence by the taxpayer.



Delaware Renewable Energy Assistance (Green Energy Program) Opens in new window

The Delaware Energy Office offers grants up to 50% of the installed cost of photovoltaic, solar water heating, wind, and geothermal renewable energy technologies.


 Get Assistance



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Help Hotline Opens in new window

Delaware 2-1-1 provides one central resource for access to the health and human service organizations that offer the support to make a difference.



Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Opens in new window

The Delaware Energy Assistance Program (DEAP) is a federally funded program for  eligible low-income families Opens in new window  that need help in meeting their costs of home energy. DEAP provides fuel assistance and crisis assistance.



Chesapeake Utilities Sharing Program Opens in new window

The Sharing Program assists elderly, disabled or fixed-income households with energy costs. Customer donations and matching shareholder contributions are administered by Catholic Charities in Kent and New Castle counties and by the Salvation Army in Sussex County.



Delmarva Power's Budget Billing Opens in new window

With the Budget Billing option, you can avoid seasonal peaks in your electric and/or natural gas bills by dividing your payments evenly over the course of the entire year.



Delmarva Power's Payment Support Assistance Opens in new window

Information about assistance available to Delmarva Power customers, including information about the Salvation Army's Good Neighbor Program, which helps eligible customers in need.



Weatherization Assistance Program Opens in new window

The Weatherization Assistance Program helps low-income households by assessing the energy inefficiency and problem areas of a home. The program provides free assistance with weather stripping and insulation, energy-efficient light bulbs, and other energy-saving measures to eligible households.



 Electric & Hybrid Vehicles



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Clean Fuel and Transportation Initiatives Opens in new window

Clean transportation alternatives for fuel vehicles lower greenhouse gases and support clean air initiatives.



Delaware Workplace Charging Program Opens in new window

Providing workplace charging for electric vehicles can be beneficial to both employers and employees. Rebates and other programs are available to eligible entities.



Fuel-Efficient and Alternative Fuel Vehicles Opens in new window

Looking to buy an alternative fuel vehicle? Learn and compare the differences between alternative fuel vehicles.



FuelEconomy.gov Opens in new window

Review and research U.S. government fuel economy information for vehicles.