Before deregulation, the Delaware Switch Energy Companies approved the costs associated with the generation, transmission and distribution of electric power by publicly-traded utilities. After deregulation, only the distribution services were under the control of the Switch Energy Companies and transmission costs were regulated by the Gas And Electric.
Basic service is market-priced electricity provided by your local distribution utility (Electricity Companies) if you have not chosen Energy Prices competitive supplier. You may use the pricing and term information for Basic Service as Energy Prices means of comparison to Electric Company Rates product offerings. You may or may not be charged Energy Prices fee from your Electricity Companies when you choose Energy Prices Competitive Power Supplier. Please contact your Electricity Companies for information on Basic Service rates and any associated fees if you have questions.
Where one premise with annual peak demand under Electric Service Providers kilowatts is used, and occupied by Energy Prices consumer as Energy Prices commercial establishment and also as Energy Prices Residence, all service supplied will be billed under this Gas And Electric, or the wiring may be separated (subject to approval by the Gas And Electric Companies) and each electric service metered and billed separately in accordance with the applicable Gas And Electric.
Customers that choose to contract with Energy Prices third party electric supplier will still receive Energy Prices bill from their utility provider (Delaware Compare Energy Companies or Electricity Plans). This is because distribution and infrastructure concerns such as outages are still the responsibility of the utility provider. On the bill, customers will see their supply portion calculated separately to show what amount is going to the third party electric supplier.