Notice of Public Hearing on DNREC Weatherization Assistance Program 2023 Grant Application

Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy

Published: Feb. 22, 2023
Comments Due: March 29, 2023

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), Division of Energy and Climate, is applying for U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) new 2023 program funds. The mission of WAP is to reduce energy loss and consumption in the homes of low income Delawareans, creating healthier and more comfortable homes while reducing energy bills.

This new application continues the work outlined in DNREC’s previous Weatherization Program State Plans. The new 2023 grant application requests approval to use $833,863.00 of new federal FY 2023 funds.

For additional information on the above matter and to review the documents describing the grant funding requirements, visit or contact Heather Hubbard, Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy, at 100 W. Water St, Suite 10B, Dover, DE 19904, by phone at (302) 735-3352, or by email at

The virtual public hearing will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2023, beginning at 10:00 a.m. The web link to the virtual hearing can be accessed through the DNREC Public Hearings site at If prompted, use Meeting ID 969 2495 8015 and Passcode 906137. To access the audio-only portion of the virtual hearing, dial +1 646 931 3860 and enter the Meeting ID and Passcode noted above.

Those wishing to offer verbal comments during DNREC virtual public hearings must pre-register no later than noon on the date of the virtual hearing at or by telephone at 302-739-9925.

The Department will also accept public comments through the close of business on Wednesday, March 29, 2023. Comments pertaining to the above matter will be accepted in written form via email to, or by using the online form at, or by U.S. mail to the following address:

Theresa Smith, Hearing Officer
DNREC — Office of the Secretary
89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901