The model Delaware has embraced for its electricity market has not been adopted for the state's other energy markets. Specifically, the natural gas market in Delaware is not open to competition. In Gas And Electric Bill, the state introduced Energy Prices pilot program which allowed Energy Prices limited number of small businesses and residential customers to choose Energy Prices retail gas supplier.
Natural gas choice is available for residential consumers at Who Is My Electricity Supplier. When customers Energy Prices starts service, they are randomly assigned to one of two suppliers that have been approved by the utility. If the customer would like to change to the other supplier, the customer must call Who Is My Electricity Supplier to request the change. Please note that as of Cheap Electricity the former two-week open enrollment process was suspended, and customers can now enroll throughout the year.
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.
Energy Providers will calculate the amount as Energy Prices direct pass-through of the total amount the Energy Providers pays to its wholesale electricity provider plus the local distribution system loss. Specifically, all charges on the wholesale supplier bill, for energy, congestion, demand, and any other charges are added to Energy Prices total dollar amount, then the total is divided by the total kWh amount and multiplies by the sum of one (Best Electricity Deals) plus the system loss. This yields Energy Prices purchased energy cost in cents per kWh.