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Home Energy Rebate Programs

The Home Efficiency Rebate Program and Home Electrification and Appliance Rebate Program, which are expected to launch once funding is received later this year, are designed to help Delawareans reduce home energy costs.

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Ed Synoski 302-735-3480
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Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant

The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program, part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, is a formula grant program designed to assist states, local governments and tribes to implement strategies to reduce energy use, reduce fossil fuel emissions and improve energy efficiency.
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Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy

The DNREC Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy uses an integrated approach of applied science, education, policy development, and incentives to address Delaware’s climate, energy and coastal challenges. Climate and Sustainability Programs The Climate and


About the 40101(d) Grid Resiliency Grant

This is a collection of questions and answers about the 40101(d) Grid Resiliency Grants.

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Heather Hubbard 302-735-3352
If you have further questions about grid resiliency, the committee, and the application process, please refer to the Application Overview


40101(d) Grid Resiliency Grants

Section 40101(d) of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides a Grid Resiliency Grant of up to $1.4 million yearly for five years for utility providers to improve the energy grid against disruptions and natural hazards.

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Heather Hubbard 302-735-3352



GEAC Renewable Energy and Clean Technologies Workgroup

The Renewable Energy and Clean Technologies workgroup of the Governor’s Energy Advisory Council (GEAC) will explore renewable energy portfolio standards, offshore wind, clean hydrogen, energy storage, emerging technologies and other topics raised by members. Meetings of the council and its workgroups are posted on the DNREC Calendar of Events and on the Delaware Public Meeting Calendar.


GEAC Grid Modernization Workgroup

The Grid Modernization workgroup of the Governor’s Energy Advisory Council (GEAC) will explore transmission and distribution systems, resiliency, reliability and other topics raised by members. Meetings of the council and its workgroups are posted on the DNREC Calendar of Events and on the Delaware Public Meeting Calendar. Meeting materials are posted following each meeting on that


GEAC Environmental Justice and Energy Equity Workgroup

The Environmental Justice and Energy Equity workgroup of the Governor’s Energy Advisory Council (GEAC) will explore the impact of energy systems on environmental justice communities, societal benefit programs, the Justice40 Initiative, workforce development and other topics raised by members. Meetings of the council and its workgroups are posted on the DNREC Calendar of Events and on the Delaware Public


GEAC Energy Efficiency and Electrification Workgroup

The Energy Efficiency and Electrification workgroup of the Governor’s Energy Advisory Council (GEAC) will explore current energy efficiency programs, transportation electrification, electric vehicles, building electrification, reliability and other topics raised by members.  Meetings of the council and its workgroups are posted on the DNREC Calendar of Events and on the Delaware Public Meeting Calendar.


Program Guidelines and Operational Procedures

This page presents the program guidelines and operational procedures for the Energy Efficiency Investment Fund (EEIF), which provides rebates to support non-residential facilities in replacing aging and inefficient equipment and systems with energy efficient alternatives. Contents
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About the Energy Efficiency Investment Fund

This is a collection of questions and answers about the Delaware Energy Efficiency Investment Fund (EEIF). If you have questions on program eligibility, the application process or need help completing the application, email DCCE.EnergyRebates@NV5.com or call 802-482-5645. Please refer to the program guidelines for more details for the specific pathway requirements and


Energy Advisory Council Meetings

Meetings of the Governor’s Energy Advisory Council (GEAC) and its working groups are posted on the DNREC Calendar of Events (listed below) and on the Delaware Public Meeting Calendar. Meeting materials are posted following each meeting on that meeting’s page on the DNREC Calendar of Events. All of the meetings of the council and working groups


Energy Advisory Council Membership

The membership of the Governor’s Energy Advisory Council is set in the amended Delaware Energy Act. There are 25 members, representing different branches of the state government, elected officials, the commercial sector, and the public at large. Ed Kee, Chair Sen. Stephanie Hansen Rep.


Governor’s Energy Advisory Council

The Governor’s Energy Advisory Council (GEAC) is charged with providing recommendations to DNREC’s State Energy Office on updates to the Delaware Energy Plan and with monitoring and proposing actions to enhance Delaware’s energy system, including actions to lessen the climate change impacts and providing counsel to the Governor on promoting an economic, reliable and competitive


Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, also known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, is a $1 trillion investment in rebuilding America’s roads, bridges and rails, expanding access to clean drinking water, improving access to high-speed internet, tackling the climate crisis, advancing environmental justice and investing in communities. 



Inflation Reduction Act

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 makes the single largest investment in climate and energy in American history, enabling America to tackle the climate crisis, advance environmental justice and put the United States on a pathway to achieving the Biden Administration’s climate goals, including a net-zero economy by 2050. [column md=”5″ xclass=”col-xs-12


DNREC State Energy Office

The State Energy Office provides guidance on adopting and implementing smart energy choices through energy conservation and efficiency measures. The Energy Office Can Help You
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Energy Efficiency Investment Fund

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) administers Energy Efficiency Investment Fund (EEIF) rebates to support non-residential facilities in replacing aging and inefficient equipment and systems with energy efficient alternatives.

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Application Assistance 802-482-5645 All Other Questions 302-735-3480



EEIF Participating Contractors

This page lists contractors who are available and qualified to develop and complete projects funded under the Delaware Energy Efficiency Investment Fund (EEIF). To be considered as a participating contractor, firms must complete an application listing their areas of expertise and documenting their Delaware and professional licensing and insurance. Applications must be


Our Weatherization Assistance Program – Helping Families Reduce Energy Costs

DNREC can help even out the potentially high costs of home heating, and make a home more energy efficient, through the Weatherization Assistance Program.


Cool Switch Low-Impact Refrigerant Program

The Cool Switch Low-Impact Refrigerant Program’s goal is to incentivize the use of refrigerants with lower Global Warming Potential impacts.

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Chloe Hennig Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy 302-735-3480
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Efficient and Renewable Energy

The Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy supports energy efficiency and conservation programs that help reduce energy use and its impact on the state’s environment and public health. The Division supports the use of renewable energy by homeowners and businesses through grant funding, incentives, and technical guidance.
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Energy Efficiency Resource Standards Workgroup

The Energy Efficiency Resource Standards (EERS) Workgroup came together in 2009 to assist the planning process and implementation of energy reduction objectives and quantitative targets for Delaware. The workgroup submitted its report to the Secretary of DNREC in June of 2011. Background The workgroup was established in the Energy Conservation and Efficiency


Energy Efficiency

The DNREC Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy supports energy efficiency and conservation programs that help reduce energy use and its impact on the state’s environment and public health. Every investment in energy efficiency helps increase productivity and profits for business, reduces the production of harmful greenhouse gasses, lowers energy costs, and improves the value


Building Energy Codes

Delaware has adopted national and international energy conservation standards to guide statewide rules and regulations for the building sector.
Delaware Energy Code Support Hotline Call us at 1-877-494-1333 or email your questions
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Evaluation, Measurement and Verification

Evaluation, Measurement, and Verification (EM&V) is the process by which energy professionals make sure energy efficiency programs and projects are saving energy and money as they were designed to. It helps energy professionals assess how programs are working, and decide what energy-saving strategies to pursue in the future. DNREC develops the regulations that guide EM&V


Energy Efficiency Advisory Council Meetings

Meetings of the Energy Efficiency Advisory Council and its subcommittees are posted on the Delaware Public Meeting Calendar. Collected meeting materials are posted here for council members and the public. 2023 Meetings

January 11, 2023 -- Energy Access and Equity Collaborative Workgroup

January 17, 2023 -- Energy Efficiency Advisory Council EM&V Workgroup

January 18, 2023 -- Energy Efficiency Advisory Council

April 11, 2023 -- Energy Efficiency Advisory Council EM&V Workgroup

April 12, 2023 -- Energy Efficiency Advisory Council

April 25, 2023 -- Energy Access and Equity Collaborative Workgroup

June 6, 2023 -- Energy Efficiency Advisory Council

July 25, 2023 -- Energy Efficiency Advisory Council EM&V Workgroup

July 26, 2023 -- Energy Efficiency Advisory Council

August 9, 2023 -- Energy Efficiency Advisory Council

October 10, 2023 -- Energy Efficiency Advisory Council EM&V Workgroup

October 11, 2023 -- Energy Efficiency Advisory Council

2022 Meetings

January 11, 2022 -- Energy Efficiency Advisory Council EM&V Workgroup

January 12, 2022 -- Energy Efficiency Advisory Council

April 12, 2022 -- Energy Efficiency Advisory Council EM&V Workgroup

April 13, 2022 -- Energy Efficiency Advisory Council

June 29, 2022 -- Energy Efficiency Advisory Council EM&V Workgroup

July 12, 2022 -- Energy Efficiency Advisory Council EM&V Workgroup

July 13, 2022 -- Energy Efficiency Advisory Council

October 11, 2022 -- Energy Efficiency Advisory Council EM&V Workgroup

October 12, 2022 -- Energy Efficiency Advisory Council

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The Delaware Energy Efficiency Advisory Council

The Delaware Energy Efficiency Advisory Council (EEAC) helps Delawareans reduce energy loss and cost through energy efficiency programs. The EEAC is a collaborative panel of representatives that develops statewide programs to increase energy efficiency, reduce energy usage, and lower consumer energy costs.

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