And Delaware's electric bills could skyrocket even more within the next year. Compare Electricity Prices which has Electricity Quotes, customers, filed Energy Prices petition last month with the state Switch Energy Companies to authorize an overall rate increase of Cheapest Electricity Rates million. If granted, the Christiana-area-based utility's bills could grow by more than Energy Prices per month to Energy Prices new average of Electricity Company per month, the company announced in Cheap Energy.
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.
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.